The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

Following Finance Minister Christine Lagarde’s appointment to the position of director of the International Monetary Fund, President Nicolas Sarkozy announced on Wednesday, June 29, a government reshuffle, placing François Baroin, past...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FRANCE President Nicolas Sarkozy set his goals for the New Year in a nationwide broadcast on the evening of Friday, December 31, the Nouvel Observateur reported. The president, who saw record-low approval ratings amid mass...

Sarkozy, Bush and the Marseillaise

Translated from the French by Anna Wainwright First appeared on www.france-amerique.com on October 16, 2008 This week, the French press questioned French and European plans for an economic revival, and examined the shaky future of...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

France signed an agreement with Russia on Tuesday, January 25, to sell four Mistral helicopter carriers, Bloomberg reported. The deal, initially announced in December, included the sale of at least two ships, which cost...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief, May 27, 2011

Leaders of the world’s top economies gathered in the French resort town of Deauville for a two-day summit on Thursday and Friday, May 26 and 27, with key topics including the economic...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief, June 24, 2011

French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde sat for a formal interview on Thursday, June 23, with the board of the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C., les Echos reported. After weeks of campaigning...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief, April 1, 2011

French President Nicolas Sarkozy visited Japan on Thursday, March 31, to express his solidarity with the Asian nation following the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that devastated the nation on March 11...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief, April 22, 2011

A day after the United Kingdom announced its intention to send military officers to Libya to advise leaders of the rebellion against leader Muammar al-Gaddafi, France joined Italy in committing to send...

American Election Special

Last week, Obama made history, and the front page of every French newspaper.

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

The French-American Foundation reports on what happened in France this week. France At the 25th France-Africa summit held in Nice this week, President Nicolas Sarkozy called for an African spot on the UN Security Council, saying...