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Macron’s NATO Mistake

In a world with little or no strategic leadership, French President Emmanuel Macron's coherent and imaginative vision for Europe is welcome. But it will remain so only if he is not carried away by his own temperament.

PARIS – Who in Europe today has a strategic vision of the world that takes account of radical changes to the global order and transcends lazy and comfortable conventional wisdom? At the risk of being accused of national bias, only one name comes to mind: French President Emmanuel Macron. Yet, in his boldness, Macron must be careful not to isolate himself from France’s European allies.