The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FranceThe Iranian revolutionary court is expected to rule on Clotilde Reiss's fate this week, according to the AP. The 24- year-old French scholar who was arrested on espionage charges in Iran at the height...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FRANCEThe Elysée palace has been accused by opposition leaders of financing public opinion polls that were eventually presented as independent in the media, according to Research magazine. Le Monde explained how the implicated research...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FranceLe Monde reported that the French government wanted to expand the criteria under which illegal Roma can be sent out of the country, notably in cases of "disturbance to public order."  Immigration Minister Eric...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FRANCE U.S. President Barack Obama traveled to France to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, and the White House provided the president's official remarks in which he noted that "so much...

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...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FRANCE At a two-day summit earlier this week in Deauville, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Russian President Dmitri Medvedev to discuss Russia’s involvement in the West, according to the New...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

 FRANCE Libération reported that an Air France flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean Sunday evening. The Wall Street Journal reported that the Brazilian military located a trail of debris...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

The French-American Foundation reviews what's happened in France this week. France French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni arrived in China on Wednesday, April 28 as part of a state visit aimed at repairing...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief, April 8, 2011

FRANCE France’s Socialist Party released its project for the 2012 presidential elections, “Le Changement” on Tuesday, April 5, Reuters reported. The 30 proposals included in the project outline the fiscal, social, and judicial...

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...