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...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FranceOn Wednesday, September 22, The New York Times published an article detailing the outreach efforts the US Embassy in Paris has made to bolster America's image in poor Parisian suburbs since September 11, especially among...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief, March 25, 2011

Across France, on Sunday, March 20, local elections to fill General Council assemblies that oversee French départements, saw a victory by the Socialist Party and the rising of the far-right Front National...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

 FRANCE Le Figaro described the courtroom scene, as former Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin defended his innocence against his involvement in attempting to ruin Sarkozy's bid for President from 2003 to 2004. He stated that...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

The French-American Foundation reviews what's happened in France this week. On Sunday, April 11, the Taliban in Afghanistan released new footage of kidnapped French hostages, according to Agence France Presse. The two reporters, Stephane Taponnier...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

France A report released on Friday, February 5, recommends that the French census should henceforth include a question on the nationality or place of birth of the respondent's parents, thus encouraging an ease on the taboo...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief, April 15, 2011

France’s ban on the full-face veil, notably the burqa and the niqab, went into full effect on Monday, April 11, after the six-month grace period following the controversial legislation’s passage in October...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FranceLe Monde examined the mindset of French 16-25 year-olds, calling them a generation that has "lost faith in the future" and who are the most pessimistic in Europe. Youth Minister Martin...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

France French President Nicolas Sarkozy's Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) suffered a major defeat in the recent regional elections. The Socialist-led opposition took roughly 54 percent of the vote, with 36 percent going to...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FRANCE Finishing up his four-day trip to India, President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Tuesday, December 7, that he wanted to be equal partners with India, asking the emerging nation to open up various sectors of...