Why Is Trump Seeing Red Over France’s ‘Google Tax’?
French unilateral efforts to fix loopholes in global tax rules are adding fuel to the trans-Atlantic trade spat.
France Is Looking for New Allies in Asia
Eager to project its power in the Indo-Pacific, the country has doubled down on Japan and India.
Ursula von der Leyen Isn’t Perfect, but She’s Better Than the Alternative
Opposing the compromise candidate for EU commission president will further empower populists and Euroskeptics.
Emmanuel Macron, Part Deux
He’s relaunched his presidency for its second half. But is the makeover in style or substance?
The Lessons of 1944 Are in Jeopardy
Seventy-five years after D-Day, the United States should remember that on-the-ground leadership still works.
France Lives in Macron’s World Now
The French president has started the political revolution he always wanted—and the outcome is dangerously uncertain.
‘The Dominant Voter’ in European Elections Is the ‘Confused Voter’
European elections this month are not simply a faceoff between anti-EU and pro-EU forces, says Mark Leonard of the European Council on Foreign Relations.
Jihadis Go to Jail, White Supremacists Go Free
Western governments are guilty of a double standard when it comes to policing digital hate culture. If they want to prevent the next attack, they need to recognize the threat of online white supremacists and act to stop them.
Notre Dame Is Setting Macron’s Agenda Ablaze
A national catastrophe is ruining the French president’s plans for a revival.
How Trump Practices ‘Escalation Dominance’
“You have restraint on your side. He has no restraint. So you lose,” says outgoing French Ambassador Gérard Araud.