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anti-semitism

Back in 2002, the serving president of France, Jacques Chirac, huffily told an interviewer from the New York Times, "To imagine that France, the very first...
iran

The United States of America does not make a fetish of voting. For the “vote or die” crowd, that’s a cause of great shame. It seems...
Hillary Clinton

It seems that Western democracies are now fated to become the target of foreign hackers when their elections roll around. At least, that will be...
France

The blowout victory of Emmanuel Macron in France last night has thrown a monkey wrench into the global-revolt works. Since the rise of Donald Trump, the "anti-globalists" have been...

Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald, and I sit down for the latest COMMENTARY podcast in the wake of the French elections to explore the extent to...
Putin

You can’t win them all. After Vladimir Putin’s successful intervention in the U.S. election last year—successful in the sense that he helped to elect Donald...
France

Every major economic upheaval produces a corresponding political upheaval. The First Industrial Revolution, beginning in the late 18th century, challenged absolute monarchies and set up a...

The first round of voting in the French presidential election has concluded, and one thing that we can say for sure about it is that...
Marine Le Pen

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has tried hard to shed the anti-Semitic baggage of her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of the National...
Israel

The ban on wearing burkinis at the beach, which was recently enacted by some 30 French municipalities and even won support from French Prime Minister...
ISIS

ISIS seems to have offered an Internet hunting license for every unbalanced, violent young man who happens to be a Muslim to go out and...
French

At first glance, the announcement on Friday by French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius that Paris will recognize Palestine if a new round of peace talks...