Why I Choose Nicolas Sarkozy  

The big surprise of this presidential campaign has already happened. In advance of the vote, the French are undergoing a change in their mentality. Opinion polls vary, and the outcome is anybody‚Äôs guess, but noticeable everywhere is the rejection of …



Vietnamisation or Somaliasation?  

One short week at the beginning of June 2006 serves to remind the dreamers of eternal peace of the implacable permanence of chaos. Tiny East Timor with one million inhabitants, controlled by an estimable Nobel Prize winner and inundated by …



Separating Truth and Belief  

The anti-caricature campaign started by attacking a newspaper. It then focussed on Denmark as a defender of the freedom of the press, and now it has all of Europe in its sights, which it accuses of having a double standard. …