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France's Sarkozy Calls For Two-Speed EU, Tighter Borders

Reuters | Posted 07.23.2014 | World

By Nicholas Vinocur PARIS, May 22 (Reuters) - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy weighed into the European Parliament election ca...

Morgan Stanley Offered Sarkozy HOW MUCH?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 08.31.2012 | World

Morgan Stanley has reportedly offered Nicolas Sarkozy €250,000 (about $312,000) for a 45-minute job that will involve making a speech and posing for...

The Beginning of the End

Anne Sinclair | Posted 06.22.2012 | World
Anne Sinclair

The next two weeks will be violent. Nicolas Sarkozy likes a good brawl. And he'll surely enter the ring now that he has nothing to lose. Francois Hollande prefers to avoid conflict, but he'll have to put up a fight, especially against those who say that the chips are down.

Sarkozy Bans Cheese From The Palace

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 04.05.2012 | World

There's something fascinating about the dietary habits of world leaders--especially in an election year. French President Nicholas Sarkozy is no excep...

Dancing With the Taliban

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 03.25.2012 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

In a tightening presidential contest, will President Sarkozy be forced to also pledge to bring French troops home this year to blunt his opponent's growing appeal?

A European Embargo on Iranian Oil and Our Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 01.30.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Much has been written about commercial sanctions, but rarely about the truly overarching policy initiative that could take down the Iranian renegade regime, removing the risk of the world confronting nuclear armed fanatics. This, without firing a shot.

Sarkozy Accused of Cronyism After Versailles Appointment

Posted 12.02.2011 | Arts

As one of France's foremost tourist attractions, the Palace of Versailles is subject to careful scrutiny; it comes as no surprise that French Presiden...

El-Erian: Strauss-Kahn Scandal Could Put IMF 'Under Huge Cloud'

Reuters | Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 07.16.2011 | Business

This weekend’s detention of the IMF’s chief on allegations of sexual assault has implications that go well beyond the impact on Dominique Strauss-...

Is France Capable of International Cooperation?

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georges Ugeux

The Libyan situation has exposed something that those who operate in the international arena have always been worried about: France's inability to ent...

Revisiting Kazakhstan: An Economic Approach Beyond Petroleum

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

Has Kazakhstan turned the corner from its Soviet years? Probably not politically, but the time has come to revisit this Central Asian republic's economic potential.

Barack Obama Visits Mumbai...on Diwali!

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

Diwali is the most important celebration in India: it begins today and continues through November 9th. It is the equivalent of Christmas for the Chris...

French Ban Veils Sarkozy's Political Ambitions

Michael Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Hughes

The Taliban are thought to be an oppressive regime because of brutish laws like the one forcing women to wear burqas. Does forcing women to remove them make the French any better?

France vs. Burqa: Sarkozy Seeks Full Ban on Burqas

Sonya Rehman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sonya Rehman

Home to an estimated six million Muslims, the controversial burqa debate in France has been growing over the past five years. This year, a partial ban to be approved by the Parliament was proposed by French lawmakers.

Why it Is Not Smart to Short the Euro

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georges Ugeux

It took three years to execute the colossal task of changing currencies into Euros. The Euro is essential, and the current decision reinforces the European common currency.

Greece Evidences the Weaknesses of the Euro

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georges Ugeux

Greece is, once again, on the verge of bankruptcy and, once again, is asking its European partners for help.

Does Gordon Brown Attempt to Kill the City?

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georges Ugeux

While fighting a regulatory battle President Sarkozy and Chancellor Merkel, Prime Minister Gordon Brown is slowly but surely killing the City.

Tom Friedman's Take On "Wimps" and "The Cheese Eating Surrender Monkeys"

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

How are we going to compete in years to come as we go head-to-head with societies that are far better equipped to deal with the exigencies of the future?

Financial Reforms: Is Europe Hypocritical?

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

European bank losses were as high as the U.S. They used the same compensation system, and their fragmented and ineffective regulatory system shares responsibility for the crisis.

Sarkozy: Yes, I Made Mistakes

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

French president Nicolas Sarkozy has admitting he made mistakes in his first two years in office, in an interview with AFP. "I made mistakes," Sarkoz...