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The Qatar corruption scandal that’s left Europe reeling

The EU’s most vocal critic, Viktor Orbán, is gloating at the story

By John Keiger

Europe

Britain and France are brothers in despair

Their leaders verbally spar but both are saddled with similar economic problems

By John Keiger

Europe

Emmanuel Macron and the art of tantrum diplomacy

The French president must not push his truculence too far

By John Keiger

Europe

France’s democracy is in deep trouble

Even Emmanuel Macron described widespread voter abstention as ‘a democratic warning’

By John Keiger

Europe

Why is Macron feigning outrage at the Danish spying scandal?

The moral shock from European political leaders is confected and hypocritical

By John Keiger

Europe

France’s military wages war on Macron’s values

Today’s episode has taken the political authorities by surprise

By John Keiger

Europe

Macron’s Napoleon complex

Monarchy and Republic canceled him. Bonaparte divides

By John Keiger

Europe

This pandemic has shown the best and worst of France

It is time to praise France not to bury her

By John Keiger

Europe

France’s COVID response is a source of national shame

The country is becoming the laughing stock of Europe

By John Keiger

Europe

Joe Biden isn’t the president the EU thinks he is

Personality notwithstanding, Donald Trump achieved a great deal in international affairs

By John Keiger

Europe

Is Macron following in the footsteps of de Gaulle?

Certainly the General had no easy ride as French leader

By John Keiger

Europe

Emmanuel Macron’s Trumpian transformation

The French president’s retreat into the Trumpian promotion of the nation state continues unabated

By John Keiger

Europe

France must define its values so it can defend them

Christian minorities generally have been forsaken by Western governments and their media

By John Keiger

Europe

Why is Macron so determined to infuriate the rest of the world?

His tactless temperament has brought events to dangerous levels

By John Keiger

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