In late 2018, economic and political divides in France sparked the Yellow Vests movement. Panelists discuss how the movement differs from other populist politics in Europe, and what implications it may have for President Macron's agenda and the country's relations with the rest of Europe and the United States.
The world marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Lockerbie bombing, Yellow Vests protesters take to the streets of Paris for the fifth weekend in a row, and Pakistan’s foreign minister visits Afghanistan amid new peace efforts.
Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering September 26 to October 1, was compiled with support from Rebecca Turkington and Ao Yin.
In an indirect rebuke to Trump, French President Macron staunchly defended multilateral cooperation as the only answer to the world’s ills in his congressional address, underscoring why France remains America’s longest—if oft-unappreciated—ally.