Tuesday, April 25, 2017
  1. Politics

    The Making of Macron

    Dominique Moisi

    The Making of Macron


     celebrates the candidate's likely accession to the French presidency, and assesses what comes next.

    Emmanuel Macron voting Philippe Wojazer/AFP/Getty Images
    Relief and pride are the main emotions many French citizens are feeling after the first round of the French presidential election, in which Emmanuel Macron finished first. The composition of the electorate ensures that a second-round victory for the far-right candidate, Marine Le Pen, while technically possible, is highly unlikely. READ MORE
  2. World Affairs

    Asia’s American Menace

    Brahma Chellaney
    World Affairs

    Asia’s American Menace


     considers the regional implications of Donald Trump's frequent policy reversals.

    Trump indecision Win McNamee/Getty Images
    US President Donald Trump’s transactional approach to foreign policy has produced a series of dazzling flip-flops. Lacking any guiding convictions, much less clear strategic priorities, Trump has confounded America’s allies and strategic partners, particularly in Asia – jeopardizing regional security in the process. READ MORE
  3. Economics

    Inconvenient Truths About the US Trade Deficit

    Martin Feldstein
  4. Politics

    Who Is Marine Le Pen?

    Christine Ockrent
  5. Business & Finance

    Will London Survive Brexit?

    Howard Davies


Can the EU Handle President Le Pen?

Mark Leonard asks why the EU hasn’t made plans to deal with the nightmare scenario of Marine Le Pen’​s ultimate victory.

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