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Sarkozy Names His Cabinet

France's new President, Nicolas Sarkozy, promised a government embodying his reformist mission, and, so far, he hasn't disappointed. Early Friday, he unveiled a...

Why Sarkozy Dropped His Beloved Carbon Tax

It was unveiled as a monumental act of the French Republic — a measure so important President Nicolas Sarkozy ranked it beside "decolonization, election of the...

Sarkozy Suffers Legislative Blow

The raucous standing ovation of French parliamentarians on Tuesday was a scene French President Nicolas Sarkozy could have done without; it was the...

President Sarkozy?

When he took charge of the Finance Ministry in April, Nicolas Sarkozy had one goal: to kick-start the stalled French economy. Boosting consumer spending seemed...

Sarkozy Moves to Boost His Salary

For most of his six months in office, French President Nicolas Sarkozy has sought to lead by example: using his own relentless pace to inspire French citizens...

Sarkozy Grades His Government

There's nothing remotely schoolmarmish in the mien of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, but it appears he's ready to start grading papers and rapping on...

Sarkozy Win Sparks White Riots

Fears that Sunday's Presidential election victory by law-and-order tough guy Nicolas Sarkozy would spark riots among the nation's disaffected have been realized...

Sarkozy and the Supermodel

It was just two months ago that the French media shrugged off their curiosity about President Nicolas Sarkozy's divorce from his wife Cecilia, and said they...

Royal has the left and Sarkozy has the right

Au revoir — and good riddance — to the fondness for fringe-party voting that has recently plagued French politics. That was the central message of the first...

When Sarkozy Met Gaddafi

Despite his return to the international fold following his 2003 repudiation of state terrorism and of efforts to develop weapons of mass destruction, Libyan...

Sarkozy's Ministers Face Off

Like many a leader before him, French President Nicolas Sarkozy seems to work better abroad than at home. Just days after another brilliant performance on...

France Set for Second Sarkozy Win

Only a month after the French went to the polls in near-record numbers to vote in the most impassioned Presidential campaign in recent history, they now seem to...

Breakfast at Sarkozy's: No Voeux for You!

The Elysee Palace is austere yet imperious, as befits the official residence and workplace of the French President. The stones crunch loudly underfoot as the...

Will Sarkozy Tax the Internet?

Never slow to burnish his reputation as an iconoclast, French President Nicolas Sarkozy has proposed funding France's state-owned television stations by...

Sarkozy and Bush Agree To Disagree

President George W. Bush and his French counterpart bonded over burgers last Saturday, after President Nicolas Sarkozy dropped by the Bush family compound in...

The Sarkozy Effect

"Sanjaleezza" (SANJAYA and CONDOLEEZZA RICE) "Humerigo" (HUGO CHAVEZ and AMERICA FERRERA) "Dalhouse" (The DALAI LAMA and AMY WINEHOUSE) "Mittney" (MITT ROMNEY...