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The first round of the French election took place last Sunday that saw Emmanuel Macron, Marine Le Pen, Francois Filon, and Jean-Luc Melenchon go into the election as the four clear favourites to go through to the next round with Macron and Le Pen as favourites to go through to round 2. 496 more words
Pollsters, and even a few confidantes in his inner circle, are already declaring Emmanuel Macron the next president of France.
In their reckoning, extreme right candidate Marine Le Pen, an anti-immigrant Europhobe who bashes globalization, has no credible path to victory in France’s May 7 run-off. 713 more words
The man slated to replace Marine Le Pen as head of the National Front (FN) has turned down the post, amid accusations that he denied the Holocaust. 367 more words
BRANDON J. WEICHERT | THE WEICHERT REPORT
In his masterpiece on Russian soft power, “Putin’s Propaganda Machine: Soft Power and Russian Foreign Policy,” Marcel H. Van Herpen writes of Russia’s intention of building strategic triangles with Germany and France, in order to mollify American power in Europe. 5,322 more words
It’s official—the election of Donald Trump to the White House has precipitated a marked increase in anti-Semitism in the United States. A new report published by the Anti-Defamation League, a New York-based civil-rights organization that monitors anti-Semitic activity across the country, finds that such incidents (vandalism, harassment, or assault) were up one-third in 2016, and have spiked 86% in the first quarter of 2017—the fledgling months of the Trump administration. 330 more words