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Ever since I learnt about the death of Senator John McCain last Sunday, I keep going back to the discussions we had on several occasions about the legacy of his political life. We, citizens of the post-communist countries of Europe, undoubtedly owe him our eternal gratitude for his important contribution to the West’s Cold War victory over the Soviet Union, to the integration of our countries into NATO, and for his relentless...
Alarm bells are ringing in the juste milieu of Europe’s capital: Steve Bannon, the man who allegedly made Donald Trump President, is coming to town to shake up our already fragile political landscape, install an Alt-Right foundation and so help create a pan-European national populist movement, with a united ‘...
It’s the summer torpor that dictates it : nothing juicy to report on the news except the usual columns of chiens écrasés and our ever repeating marronniers : it’s never been hotter, the drought has never been worse, France won the World Cup and will reign on football until the end of time. But something is rotten in the Kingdom of Macronie : a close aid of Emmanuel Macron since the days of him being a mere...

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