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

Finance ministers and heads of central banks from Group-of-20 nations meet in Paris on Friday, February 18, as negotiations under the French presidency of the G20 will continue to seek increased global...

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, February 4, 2011

Government spokesperson François Baroin announced on Wednesday, February 2, that the French administration was planning to propose an amendment to its constitution in the coming weeks to include the requirement of a balanced budget...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief, May 13, 2011

Seven men were arrested in the Paris area on May 9 and 10 as part of a police investigation into Islamist recruitment, the Tribune de Genève reported. The men were suspected of having taken...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FRANCE President Nicolas Sarkozy announced his new government on Sunday, November 14. More than six months after calling for a government “reshuffle,” Sarkozy’s news was deemed anticlimactic as the reshuffle brought little change to the Sarkozy...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FrancePresident Sarkozy visited a new "internat d'excellence" in the town of Marly-le-Roi in the Yvelines department near Paris, calling the new boarding school program aimed at motivated, underprivileged students a project close to his...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FRANCE France and Britain, Western Europe’s two nations who spend the most on defense, signed a 50-year defense pact on Tuesday, November 2, NPR reported. The pact establishes a joint military force of 10,000, shared usage...

2009 Begins

Originally published on france-amerique.com Translated from the French and abridged by Anna Wainwright 2008 ended with financial disaster, which will continue into 2009, and Sarkozy and Fillon try to find a solution to the conflict in...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FRANCE Ségolène Royal, 2007 candidate for president defeated by Nicolas Sarkozy, announced on Tuesday, November 30, her candidature for the Socialist Party primaries to be held in autumn 2011, the Telegraph reported. The announcement came as...