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The Russian government’s disinformation campaign failed to influence the French election. Why?

A few notable takeaways.

  • Russian Information Warfare (IW) on the French election had limited effectiveness
  • Alt-Right (mostly?) Americans read and redistributed Russian disinformation (during the French campaign)
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Swept Up In Macron Mania

This week, the new French president Emmanuel Macron unveiled his portrait officiel and it was glittering, clean and displayed the fresh face of the new France. 1,370 more words

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French Far-Right Leader Marine Le Pen Charged With Misusing Funds

(PARIS) — French far-right leader Marine Le Pen was charged Friday with allegedly misusing European Parliament funds to pay two parliamentary aides who also work at her National Front headquarters. 319 more words

Trump’s R.S.V.P. to Macron: Yes to Bastille Day in Paris - The New York Times

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This highly cited NYT article is a recommended read. It explores the implications of of Trump’s acceptance of Macron’s Bastille Day invitation. 250 more words


French President Emmanuel Macron's LREM party wins majority in parliament

French President Emmanuel Macron’s LREM party has won a large majority in parliamentary elections which will enable it to push through reforms. But there was a record, low turnout. 1,152 more words


Marine Le Pen makes comeback after Presidential election loss, wins her first ever Seat

Euro-sceptic Marine Le Pen is elected to the French Parliament for the first time. After she won her seat in the National Assembly.

It’s been a difficult election for a lot of the parties now that Emmanuel Macron’s  globalist, EU loving movement is set to be a dominant force in the new parliament. 43 more words