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Immigration: The Umpteenth Episode of the Donald Trump Show

March 3, 2017 // Jeune Afrique - France - French

We were all warned about Donald Trump’s intentions from the beginning. During his run for the White House, the man set himself apart by making sweeping statements and shockingly rude remarks. Driven by a delusional arrogance, he’s practically looked down his nose at the whole world – an attitude worthy of a [Read more]

Trump Will Not Be Putin’s Friend

January 26, 2017 // L'Express - France - French

<i>The American and Russian presidents have a fundamental need to continually manage external threats. Trump and Putin are alike, even though they have not met.</i> The main “innovation” of the Trump era, which began on Jan. 20, is assumed to be the ever-closer relationship between the United States and Russia [Read more]

How the United States Won the Battle of the Banks

January 16, 2017 // Les Échos - France - French

<i>ANALYSIS - America was in crisis at the beginning of 2008. Eight years later, its banks dominate finance like never before. Europe is not yet aware of the sovereignty issues that this represents.</i> It was only eight years ago, yet it now seems like an eternity. Lehman Brothers was weathering the most resounding [Read more]

Alt-right

January 6, 2017 // Liberation - France - French

Behind this abbreviation, which sounds like a keyboard shortcut or a punk subgenre, many see merely a euphemism for an old demon well known to the United States: white supremacy. Others see rather a mutant fringe of the extreme right, born and bred in the United States. Here in France, this “alternative right” [Read more]

Washington’s Malaria

January 4, 2017 // Le Devoir - France - French

While it's often outsiders who affirm the need to free the government of lobbies and conflicts of interest, they always end up becoming alligators themselves once at the top of the food chain.

Why Trump Isn’t Reagan’s Heir

December 30, 2016 // L'Obs - France - French

<i>Authoritarian, at the center of media attention and a populist — no matter how much Donald Trump and Ronald Reagan are alike on some points, their filiation is nonetheless not so easy to confirm. A side by side view of the two men.</i> Since Reagan left the White House, with the help of the benevolent American [Read more]
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