Spotlight: France’s Presidential Elections

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Britain Debrief

May 8, 2022

#BritainDebrief – Which Western leaders have done enough for Ukraine? A Debrief from Kira Rudik

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviews Kira Rudik, member of the Ukrainian Parliament and leader of the Voice Party, about which of Ukraine's allies have helped the most.

Arms Control Central Europe

In the News

Apr 25, 2022

Farrand quoted in Qantara on Algerian pushback against French language

By Atlantic Council

France Human Rights

Britain Debrief

Apr 25, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What’s at stake in France’s Presidential Election? | A Debrief from Ambassador Gérard Araud

By Ben Judah, Gérard Araud

Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviews Ambassador Gérard Araud, former French Ambassador to the US and Senior Fellow, for #BritainDebrief to discuss how this election will impact France. What is France's role in NATO? What will happen to the European Union and France-Russia relations if Le Pen wins the election?

Arms Control Civil Society

Britain Debrief

Apr 25, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What world order comes after Ukraine? A Debrief with Patrick Porter

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviews Patrick Porter, Senior Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) for #BritainDebrief to learn more about how modern alliances will change following the Russia's invasion. What will happen to Ukraine's neutrality? What dense web of complexity exists for alliances and sub-alliances in global security?

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Experts react

Apr 24, 2022

Experts react: Macron wins another presidential term. What now for France, the EU, and the world?

By Atlantic Council

We reached out to our experts at the Europe Center for more on what the results tell us, and what to expect from Macron in his second term.

Elections Europe & Eurasia

Fast Thinking

Apr 24, 2022

With Macron’s victory, the ‘fragile’ center holds in France

By Atlantic Council

Our experts break down Sunday’s presidential election triumph for French President Emmanuel Macron and what it means for Europe.

Elections Europe & Eurasia

In the News

Apr 20, 2022

Farrand quoted in Sued Deutsche on changing views on French language in Algeria

By Atlantic Council

France German

UkraineAlert

Apr 13, 2022

Memo to Macron: Putin’s Ukraine genocide is not the act of a brother

By Peter Dickinson

French President Emmanuel Macron has refused to describe the mass killing of Ukrainians by Russian soldiers as genocide despite overwhelming evidence of Putin's intention to destroy the Ukrainian nation.

Conflict Disinformation

Fast Thinking

Apr 11, 2022

FAST THINKING: Should Europe brace for a Le Pen presidency?

By Atlantic Council

Our experts break down Sunday’s presidential election results and predict what’s next for France and Europe more broadly.

Elections Europe & Eurasia

Experts react

Apr 10, 2022

Experts react: It’s Macron vs. Le Pen, with Europe’s future on the line

By Atlantic Council

Our experts break down the results of Sunday's first round of presidential voting in France and what they mean for Europe, NATO, and more.

Elections Europe & Eurasia