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  • French parents are undergoing a midweek crisis

    French parents are undergoing a midweek crisis
    PARIS — If you think Wednesday's child is full of woe, as the old nursery rhyme has it, try Wednesday's parents. Parents like Eric and Isabelle Nizard, who are angry over a sinister social experiment being conducted on their 9-year-old son, Sacha....
  • Rachel Marsden: History will judge Obama on actions, not words

    PARIS -- History judges a leader exclusively through his actions and their ultimate results rather than through fleeting words. It appears that U.S. President Barack Obama is finally putting the brakes on his mouth after flooring it down Hope-and-Change...
  • Robert Gates and the taint of the insider tell-all

    For all hysteria over former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' new insider memoir of his tenure during the Bush and Obama administrations, the disclosures are more breaches of trust than earth-shattering revelations. Much of "Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at...
  • French lawmakers demand vote on Syrian intervention

    PARIS -- In France, lawmakers seized on President Obama’s decision to seek congressional authorization for a military strike on Syria as an argument for holding their own vote on a potential armed intervention. French President Francois Hollande...
  • Luc Besson's Cite du Cinema Probed By France's Audit Court

    Luc Besson's 170 million Euros ($229 million) film hub, La Cite du Cinema, may be investigated by France's justice minister following a report by Gaul's audit court highlighting irregularities and possible embezzlement of public funds. Launched in Fall...
  • The darling becomes the pariah

    There's a new scarlet letter in town. Actually, it's the same letter -- "A" -- but it stands for a different word that's increasingly regarded as shameful: Austerity. The darling idea of 2010 and 2011 has become the pariah concept of 2012. Once a...
  • Rachel Marsden: Why France is suddenly America's best friend

    It's like we're living in some kind of alternate universe where traditional paradigms have evaporated around the Syrian conflict. Suddenly, the fate of the world lies almost exclusively in the hands of France and its pragmatic Socialist President Francois...
  • Fiction and fantasy in finance: What's to become of the euro?

    PARIS -- The American rating agency Standard and Poor's warned 15 European nations on Monday, including Germany and France, that unless they solve their currency problems this week, to the satisfaction of S&P, a business corporation, this company will...
  • Calls for a Democratic Obama challenger, while based in history, seem ill-advised

    PARIS -- A week ago, in the Providence Journal newspaper (in Rhode Island), the publisher of Harper's Magazine, John R. MacArthur, wrote that President Barack Obama, through expedient political compromises, has lost the moral authority that an American...
  • Arab Awakening and a failed European aeronautics merger

    PARIS -- It has been a bad week for American policymakers concerned with the Middle East (as for the Middle Easterners themselves), and it will be important to see what Mitt Romney and Barack Obama make of it in their second debate (which occurs after...
  • Presidential election in France reveals plenty of jaded voters

    PARIS -- In France's presidential election, which takes place on April 22 and May 6, the incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy is running far behind his challenger, Francois Hollande, in a contest that has more to do with personal character than issues. Sarkozy has...
  • Toulouse killings send tremors through French presidential election

    PARIS -- What had seemed a long, tranquil current of political success that was conveying Francois Hollande to the French presidency (first-round consultation April 22) has run into turbulence during the past few days, and while his canoe is still...