The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FRANCE The New York Daily News described the last stages of the Tour de France as Lance Armstrong, a seven-time Tour winner, took third place. ESPN provided a retrospective of its favorite moments from this...

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

FRANCE Agence France Presse reported that France's far-right National Front party was defeated in a critical town council election, which would have been its first victory in such a contest in over ten years. The...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FRANCE French President Nicolas Sarkozy delivered an address to a joint session of parliament at the palace of Versailles, which the Washington Post noted was the first speech of its kind in 136 years. Libération...

The French-American Weekly Brief

 FRANCE Le Monde said that in the wake of his party's success in the European elections, French President Nicolas Sarkozy would lay out plans for the "second phase" of his five-year mandate, speaking to a...

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 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

FRANCE The Financial Times reported that Claude Allègre, former socialist education minister and climate change skeptic, may be offered a position related to innovation and industry in the French government following the upcoming European elections....

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FRANCELe Monde described the strategy of the Socialist Party in the approaching European elections as it trails in the polls against the UMP. Libération noted that Ségolène Royal and Martine...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FRANCEThe HALDE, France's high anti-discrimination authority, presented a report to the French government concluding that more than one in four employees in the private sector has been a victim of...