The two weeks of campaign ahead are going to be extremely tough: they will have to make up for the lack of campaign we experienced until now,
Media mentions – Europe in Paris 2022
Should she win, Le Pen will have the difficult role of positioning herself ex novo within the EU and making the ultimate choice between Brussels on one side or Moscow and Budapest on the other
Marine Le Pen feels strengthened by the victories of Orban and Vucic. Her victory would lead to an alliance between illiberal democracies and a push against sanctions on Russia.
until [Jean-Luc] Mélenchon started pulling forward, no real candidate on the left that had any prospect of getting through to the second round
The next two weeks of the campaign will be very difficult,
Tara Varma looks ahead to the final round of the French presidential campaign
A complete reconfiguration of French politics is about to take place. It started in 2017 but will now be achieved.
None of the parties seems willing to accept compromises
Susi Dennison and Tara Varma published an op-ed in Le Journal du Dimanche about European sovereignty
The most likely is that Putin redoubles his efforts and that we move on to a dirty war strategy to increase the human cost for the Ukrainians and force them to capitulate