The German chancellor meets many of the French president’s demands. Other countries may not be so eager.
Reforms are meant to make it easier for French companies to grow and export.
The European Commission’s recommendations for France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain.
Italy looked like the French president’s best ally. Its next government could ruin the opportunity for EU reform.
Seventy years of deferring to American leadership has left Europe incapable of getting tough.
The French president rejects hegemony in Asia. Italy’s Five Star Movement calls for new elections.
The small towns and countryside aren’t the “real” country. They’re half the country.
The Dutch prime minister is in trouble. Postwar perceptions of America still shape French and German attitudes today.
Emmanuel Macron leverages his relationship with Donald Trump to elevate France on the world stage.
Emmanuel Macron is unlikely to convince his American counterpart to stay in the Iran nuclear deal or return to the Paris climate accord.