Nicolas Sarkozy

He's to be questioned as part of an investigation into suspected irregularities over his election campaign financing.
We are leaving the postwar era that saw the U.S foster the founding of the U.N. and entering what may be a prewar period of global disorder.
For the first time in more than 60 years, the republic's top presidential candidates don’t belong to either of the major parties.
Now it’s François Fillon’s suits! How far can this travesty of “transparency” go? This digging into petty secrets? This slow
Voters cast their ballots Sunday in what polls going in showed to be a tight race.
If populism wasn't already the political buzzword of the 21st-century before the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom (UK) and the rise of Trump in the United States (U.S.), it surely is now. Media stories about populism have been proliferating at an exponential rate, as have populism "experts". Everything is populism and everyone is a populism expert.
It's not about safety -- or morals in any ordinary sense of the word. It's about conformity -- a charge the French would bristle at.
Nativist demagogues around the globe are trying to seize this as their moment.
Trump has proposed deporting natural born American children of undocumented immigrants and barring Muslim's from entering the country. In doing so, Trump shows little concern that the Constitution prohibits each of these proposals.
The strength of an intellectual, whether any Little Father of the Peoples like it or not, can rival that of divisions. And that is not counting the damage that André Glucksmann's intellectual action has done to the rationalizations for dictatorship and to the theories of its apologists.
Swirling around my head since this morning are the many André Glucksmanns that I have known. Caroming, they send me into zones of memory that I had not expected to revisit so soon.
Economic growth is the most powerful single determinant that has ever entered political and economic language.
PARIS (RNS) More than 40,000 French have signed a rousing “Hands off my church” petition in recent days denouncing a Muslim