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

French President Nicolas Sarkozy urged the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday, March 16, to back a proposed bill to address the unrest in Libya, which included a no-fly zone over the...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

France became the first nation to recognize Libyan rebels as the official representatives of Libya on Thursday, March 10, shortly after French President Nicolas Sarkozy met with two representatives of the ...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

President Nicolas Sarkozy announced in a televised announcement on Sunday, February 27, his fourth cabinet reshuffle within a year. He highlighted the need for change in France’s international relations, notably amid...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

France joined a large number of nations and international organizations in condemning the violence in the North African nation of Libya as the protests that have swept the Arab world found its...

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

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is facing a nationwide strike by the country’s magistrates, who are outraged at his claim that their incompetence allowed a repeat sex offender to allegedly murder and dismember a teenage...

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

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

FRANCE Two young Frenchmen were killed in Niger on Saturday, January 8, as the French military undertook a mission to liberate the two hostages, Le Point reported. Vincent Delory and Antoine De Leocour, both...