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French Toast?

This is not at all how Nicolas Sarkozy hoped his re-election bid would go. During a campaign visit to the city of Bayonne on March 1--less than two months before...

France Not Quitting Afghan Campaign After All

Okay, so not leaving Afghanistan—yet, anyway. Despite suggestions-cum-threats by French President Nicolas Sarkozy last week that he’d consider pulling France’s...

Sarkozy Under Pressure as French Strikes Continue

Strikes and mass demonstrations may be nothing novel in France, but there's a mood of growing bitterness in the confrontation between President Nicolas Sarkozy...

A "Pro-American" French President?

Headlines and official statements from the U.S. hailed Sunday's election of the "pro-American" Nicolas Sarkozy as France's new President, painting him as...

Should Greece Ditch the Euro?

Talk about drama. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou emerged from an emergency meeting...