The centrist former economy minister defeats the far right’s Marine Le Pen.
Marine Le Pen
If a President Emmanuel Macron struggles to implement his reform agenda, the far right could rise again.
Analysis and commentary about the first presidential voting round in France.
A look at the policies of the five presidential candidates in France reveals that left-right divisions have become less relevant.
The next French president could have a hard time governing without a majority in the National Assembly.
Three of the five top contenders for the French presidency make excuses for Vladimir Putin’s Russia.
France has a chance to breathe new life into the world order America and Britain have turned their backs on.
Historical and geographical divisions help explain why Marine and Marion Maréchal-Le Pen are at odds.
European nationalists see a kindred spirit in the American president-elect. They shouldn’t expect any favors from him.
The former president’s strategy to keep the nationalists out of power seems to be working.