Mobutu le «Léopard zaïrois» en 7 mots -
Valery Giscard d'Estaing
Le FigaroMobutu le «Léopard zaïrois» en 7 motsLe Figaro... monde (Élisabeth II, le général de Gaulle, Mao Zedong, …). Il peut en outre compter sur un triangle d'or Belgique-France-États-Unis, trois pays avec lesquels il maintient des relations étroites. Le président Valéry Giscard-d'Estaing déclare ainsi ...and more »
Posted on 6 September 2017 | 10:06 am
Guillaume Tabard: «Chef du gouvernement ou
Le FigaroGuillaume Tabard: «Chef du gouvernement ou chef de la majorité?»Le FigaroCONTRE-POINT - La situation d'Édouard Philippe est paradoxale : il est, en principe, le chef de la majorité, sans être issu ou membre du parti présidentiel. Une première depuis Jacques Chirac dans sa fonction de premier ministre de Valéry Giscard d ...
Posted on 5 September 2017 | 10:07 am
Elton John plays Paris Opera for Tsunami
Elton John plays Paris Opera for Tsunami victimsIndependent OnlineThe sell-out crowd of 2 700 included former French president Valery Giscard d'Estaing and his wife Anne-Aymone, head of the Foundation pour l'Enfance (Foundation for Childhood) charity which was the main beneficiary of the concert. Also in the crowd, ...
Posted on 2 September 2017 | 10:25 pm
Prufrock: Freud the Blowhard, William Rose
The Weekly StandardPrufrock: Freud the Blowhard, William Rose Benet Among the Slicks, and MoreThe Weekly StandardAs it happens, Barthes had just left a lunch with François Mitterrand, the Socialist running against the more conservative president of France, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing. And in Binet's telling, Barthes had with him a document that everyone wants to get ...
Posted on 2 September 2017 | 8:04 am
Marie Le Conte: A 'first dog' is not as
Evening StandardMarie Le Conte: A 'first dog' is not as barking as it sounds for M MacronEvening StandardBefore him, Nicolas Sarkozy had three canine housemates in the palace — including one named Dumbledore — as did Jacques Chirac, Valéry Giscard D'Estaing and Georges Pompidou. France's most famous political dog, however, was Baltique — François ...and more »
Posted on 31 August 2017 | 7:27 am
Why Greece Should Consider a Eurozone
Valery Giscard d'Estaing
Slower than a roller coaster but faster than a glacier, Europe advances toward a denouement on the Greek questions—and there are several at this point.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 3:00 am
The Greek brand name
Every country is in competition with the rest of the world for a fundamental edge: its reputation, or brand name. The Greek brand name sank to all-time low in 2010, either because our politicians were defaming the country or because we suited the unfair and exaggerated stereotypes assigned to us.
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 4:55 pm
Referendum Deja Vu for Britain as Cameron
The story of the 1974-75 episode that emerges from EU archives in Brussels shows many of the same forces at work then as now: British tactics in thrall to domestic politicking, French obstinacy, German fears of instability, and a heavy helping of European bureaucratic ingenuity to enable Britain to declare victory when it actually obtained very little.
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 3:00 pm
France’s politique arabe
Does France have a recognisable policy towards the Arab world, asks journalist Ignace Dalle in his La Cinquième République et le monde arabe, a survey of French foreign policy towards the Arabs over the past half century.
Posted on 19 March 2015 | 11:10 pm
French court blocks new Airbus insider
France's Constitutional Court on Wednesday effectively blocked a trial involving charges of insider trading at Airbus Group (AIR.PA), finding the rules that sparked one of the country's most high-profile corporate cases were unconstitutional. The 10-member court, including former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing, called on the government to change the law so people who have already been ...
Posted on 18 March 2015 | 3:50 am
China — the road ahead
Valery Giscard d'Estaing
This “exorbitant privilege” as dubbed by French statesman Valery Giscard d’Estaing has recently played havoc with world markets. Some commentators compare it to “exporting inflation”, fomenting misery and civil unrest in under-developed countries.
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 7:26 am
Donald Trump Makes Ukraine’s Enemies List
Regime authorities created a list of state enemies. Included are a French and US actor, Chinese leader Xi Jinping, former French presidents Nicolas Sarkozy and Valery Giscard d’Estaing, France’s Marine Le Pen, former Italian Prime Minister Silvio ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 3:45 pm
Radical Islam has just won its second war
French president Valery Giscard d’Estaing later explained to me what had happened. In 1979 he met with Carter in Guadalupe for a summit, as did Helmut Schmidt of Germany and James Callahan of Great Britain. Carter informed this group of men that the US ...
Posted on 12 August 2015 | 4:40 am
Putin To Meet With Former French President
Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing in Moscow. Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov attended the meeting at the Kremlin on May 28. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov earlier told reporters that ...
Posted on 27 May 2015 | 7:00 pm
Greece Crisis Is Really About the Future of
Former French president Valery Giscard d'Estaing thinks so. In an interview this week ... begun by the previously elected government to satisfy the wishes of the European Union. The real problem for Greece and the future of the European Union isn't ...
Posted on 20 February 2015 | 2:28 am