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French Presidential Election
21 | April | 2017

In less than a week, the French are going to the ballot box for the first round of the presidential elections. The pools point to Emmanuel Macron (En Marche!) and Marine Le Pen (FN) as the most likely candidates to reach the second round. The April 23rd elections reflect the rising dissatisfaction the national politics and bring up concerns about the amount of people who are thinking of abstaining.



French Election: What foreign policy for France in 2017? [21/04/2017]

French elections: all you need to know [13/04/2017]
The Guardian

France: A critical player in a weakened Europe [Abril 2017]
Philippe Le Corre, The Brookings Institution

How Powerful Is France’s President?[01/02/2017]
Council on Foreign Relations

Primaires Droite: Le Comparateur de Programmes
Le Figaro

Présidentielle : qui sont les 11 candidats sur la ligne de départ
Le Figaro


Opinions & Analysis
A consequential choice for France—and an uncertain one [22/04/2017]
The Economist

Who will win the French election – and does it even matter? [22/04/2017]
Jonathan Miller, The Spectator

Bruno Jeanbart : «L'attentat réactive des thématiques chères à Marine Le Pen» [21/04/2017]
Entrevista a Bruno Jeanbart, Le Figaro

French election reflects death of the political party [21/04/2017]
John Lloyd, Reuters

Marine Le Pen wants to be France’s future. But can she escape the past? [21/04/2017]
, The Washington Post

Jugando con fuego [21/04/2017]
Jean-Marie Colombani, El Pais

Emmanuel Macron’s refusal to talk about Islamic extremism could cost him dearly [21/04/2017]
Gavin Mortimer, The Spectator

President Marine Le Pen’s first 100 days [21/04/2017]
Nicholas Vinocur, Politico EU

Extremists on Left and Right Push France to the Brink [20/04/2017]
Ullrich Fichtner, Julia Amalia Heyer, Der Spiegel

Judy Asks: Does France Need to Change? [20/04/2017]
Carnegie Europe

The meaning of Macron [20/04/2017]
Charles Grant, Centre for European Reform

The French Disconnection [20/04/2017]
Kamel Daoud, The New York Times

Could a Leftist Bring Growth Back to France? [20/04/2017]
Mark Weisbrot, The New York Times

Now It’s France’s Turn [20/04/2017]
Patrick Chamorel, The American Interest

Germany and the next French president: in search of the best partner [20/04/2017]
Yann-Sven Rittelmeyer, European Policy Centre

Eterno malestar francês [20/04/2017]
José I. Torreblanca, El Pais

The most important election for Britain is the one in France [20/04/2017]
, The Guardian

What France Needs Is Le Abenomics [20/04/2017]
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry, The Bloomberg View

France’s Election Is Trump vs. Merkel vs. Modi vs. Corbyn [20/04/2017]
James Traub, Foreign Policy

The French presidential election [20/04/2017]
S.P., The Economist

France Teeters Between Total Collapse and Renewed Influence [19/04/2017]
Pierre Vimont, Carnegie Europe

French elections’ real risk: More of the same [19/04/2017]
Paul Taylor, Politico EU

Jean-Luc Mélenchon should be French president. Here’s why [19/04/2017]
, The Guardian

Planning for President Le Pen [19/04/2017]
Mark Leonard, Project Syndicate

The Specter Haunting France (and Europe) [19/04/2017
Alina Polyakova, The American Interest

Meet France's Optical Illusion of a Revolutionary [19/04/2017]
Leonid Bershidsky, The Bloomberg View

French Voters Are Also Impatient, But Not for Change [19/04/2017]
Therese Raphael, The Bloomberg View

El aroma a Podemos de Jean-Luc Mélenchon [19/04/2017]
Pablo Castaño Tierno, El Pais

How Being a Woman Helped Marine Le Pen [19/04/2017]
Yasmeen Serhan, The Atlantic

Are French pollsters cheating? The jury is still out [19/04/2017]
D.R., The Economist

Macron Eyes the Franco-German Bond [18/04/2017]
Judy Dempsey, Carnegie Europe

Présidentielles 2017 : tournant de la politique étrangère de la France? [18/04/2017]
Thomas Gomart, Institut Français Des Relations Internationales

France’s turmoil makes Brexit seem tame [18/04/2017]
Sebastian Mallaby, The Washington Post

Anti-German, soft on Putin – Mélenchon is no saviour of the left [18/04/2017]
, The Guardian

La Francia del Frente Nacional [17/04/2017]
Marc Bassets, El Pais

Le Pen : «Les Français sont convaincus que l'euro est un boulet» [17/04/2017]
Entrevista a Marine le Pen, Le Figaro

A Socialist president for France? The stakes for Palestine [17/04/2017]
Elodie Farge, Middle East Eye

The evolution of France’s left and right politics, from the 1789 French Revolution to this year’s election [17/04/2017]
Pierre Bréchon, The Conversation

The Coming French Revolution [17/04/2017]
Zaki Laïdi, Project Syndicate

Pablenchon [17/04/2017]
Federico Jiménez Losantos, El Mundo

Confused by Emmanuel Macron’s beliefs? So is he [15/04/2017]
Jonathan Miller, The Spectator

France in the End of Days [14/04/2017]
Roger Cohen, The New York Times

Can the Kremlin Influence the French Election? [14/04/2017]
Cécile Vaissié, The New York Times

Six questions about the French elections [14/04/2017]
Joshua Cole, The Conversation

Meet Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s army of abstainers [14/04/2017]
Nicholas Vinocur, Politico EU

France Could Get a Dangerous Far-Left Surprise on Election Day [14/04/2017]
Bernard-Henri Lévy, The Daily Beast

Le Pen and the Rise of French Extremism [13/04/2017]
Max Boot, Commentary

How the coming elections in France and Germany can save the West [13/04/2017]
Nathan Gardels and Nicolas Berggruen, The Washington Post

Win or lose, Le Pen could change the political landscape [12/04/2017]
Joël Gombin, Financial Times

Montée des extrêmes: des indicateurs pour alerter les citoyens [12/04/2017]
Antoine Flandrin, Le Monde

France’s Neither-Nor Election [12/04/2017]
Raphaël Liogier, The New York Times

The Surprising Rise of the Far Left [11/04/2017]
Dave Keating, Berlin Policy Journal

France is angry. The left must show Europe that bigotry is not the answer [11/04/2017]
Owen Jones, The Guardian

Présidentielle : pourquoi la Ve République est-elle critiquée ? [11/04/2017]
Eléa Pommiers, Le Monde

What if the French second round pits Mélenchon against Le Pen? [11/04/2017]
The Economist

Ignore the polls – France’s election is far from over [10/04/2017]
Konrad Yakabuski, The Globe and Mail

If Mélenchon surges into unlikely runoff, it won’t come from last-minute leftist unity [10/04/2017]
Kevin Lees, Suffragio

French election candidates on the European test [10/04/2017]
François Godement, Manuel Lafont Rapnouil, European Council on Foreign Relations

In ‘forgotten France’, Le Pen’s young backers say only she cares for them [09/04/2017]
Kim Willsher, The Guardian

Emmanuel Macron carries the hopes of many – but maybe not enough [08/04/2017]
Natalie Nougayrède, The Guardian

Why Le Pen is cheering for Macron [07/04/2017]
Mujtaba Rahman, Politico EU

“Marine” podrá bailar [07/04/2017]
Sami Naïr, El Pais

France’s presidential campaign pits a strategy of fear against one of opportunity [07/04/2017]
Paul Soyez, Philomena Murray, The Conversation

The Illusions of Disillusion [06/04/2017]
Cécile Alduy, The Nation

As goes France, so goes the EU [06/04/2017]
Paul Taylor, Politico EU

From Collapse to Mystique [05/04/2017]
Arthur Goldhammer, The Nation

The Death Spiral of France's Same Old Politics [03/04/2017]
Robert Zaretsky, Real Clear World

Emmanuel Macron’s eminence grise [03/04/2017]
Pierre Briançon, Politico EU

France’s Rightward Shift [03/04/2017]
Charles C. W. Cooke, National Review

Marine Le Pen’s elite guard look to a bloody past [01/04/2017]
Kate Maltby, Financial Times

French far-left firebrand’s campaign of revenge [31/03/2017]
Nicholas Vinocur, Politico EU

L'agenda diplomatique du nouveau président [31/03/2017]
Institut Français des Relations Internationales

France’s Socialists Are Losing to a Communist [31/03/2017]
James Traub, Foreign Policy

How Marine Le Pen could win[30/03/2017]
Nicholas Vinocur, Politico EU

La agonía de la partitocracia [30/03/2017]
Rubén Amón, El Pais

How Marine Le Pen and François Fillon are channelling Donald Trump [28/03/2017]
Pauline Bock, New Statesman

Hartos de los políticos pero nunca de la política [28/03/2017]
Marc Bassets, El Pais

A propos de l'élection française [27/03/2017]
François Nordmann, Le Temps

Emmanuel Macron et Marine Le Pen devancent largement leurs concurrents dans les sondages à un mois de l'élection présidentielle en France [27/03/2017]
Corinne Deloy, Fondation Robert Schuman

A slice of tropical rain forest becomes a thing in France’s presidential election [27/03/2017]
Max Bearak, The Washington Post

« Entendrez-vous les voix de tous ceux qui se retrouvent seuls, sans ressource » [27/03/2017]
Sylvie Brigot-Vilain, Claire Hédon, Geneviève Jacques, Véronique Fayet, Rachid Lahlou, Le Monde

Martin Schulz and Emmanuel Macron could save Europe [26/03/2017]
Wolfgang Münchau, Financial Times

Et si la surprise de la présidentielle 2017 s’appelait Nicolas Dupont-Aignan ? [26/03/2017]
Les Echos

Ahead Of Its Election, France Is Deeply Fragmented, Its People Often Angry and Scared [24/03/2017]
Natalie Nougayrède, The Huffington Post

French Elections: The Elusive Debate [24/03/2017]
Manuel Lafont Rapnouil, Real Clear World

France is headed for big trouble. Europe, be warned. [23/03/2017]
Franklin Dehousse, Egmont Institute

What a Le Pen Win Would Look Like [23/03/2017]
Matthew J. Goodwin, The New York Times

Marine Le Pen au Tchad : «Il faut en finir avec la Françafrique» [22/03/2017]
Entrevista a Marine Le Pen, Le Figaro

A brief guide to the French presidential election [21/03/2017]
Philippe Le Corre, The Brookings Institution

The Presidential Candidates Agree on the Need to Diversify France’s International Alliances [21/03/2017]
Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer, The German Marshall Fund

The meaning of Macron [20/03/2017]
Charles Grant, Centre for European Reform

Débat : «Macron a le plus à perdre à une confrontation» [20/03/2017]
Entrevista a Philippe Moreau-Chevrolet, Le Figaro

Another Strange French Disaster [17/03/2017]
Bernard-Henri Lévy, Project Syndicate

'I Am Offering the French Renewal' [17/03/2017]
Entrevista a Emmanuel Macron, Der Spiegel

How Emmanuel Macron Upended French Politics [17/03/2017]
Julia Amalia Heyer, Der Spiegel

À Caen, Fillon en appelle au «courage» devant ses soutiens [16/03/2017]
Tristan Quinault Maupoil, Le Figaro

Britain’s centrists could learn a lot from Emmanuel Macron [15/03/2017]

Je t’adore? How emotion broke into French politics [15/03/2017]
Ballet Marion, Euronews

Fears of Right-Wing Populism May Be Overblown in Europe [13/03/2017]
Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, PIIE

« Le Monde » roule-t-il pour Macron ? [10/03/2017]
Franck Nouchi, Le Monde

Abad : «La discrimination positive de Macron, des vieilles recettes piquées à Hollande» [09/03/2017]
Entrevista a Damien Abad, Le Figaro

François Fillon clings to his presidential ambitions [09/03/2017]
Pierre Briançon, Politico EU

Don’t be complacent about the risk of President Le Pen [08/03/2017]
Natalie Nougayrède, The Guardian

Marine Le Pen’s plan to lure French women to the far right is working [08/03/2017]
Aamna Mohdin, Quartz

A United Europe Was Once a Racist, Far-Right Project [07/03/2017]
Robert Zaretsky, Foreign Policy

The Victim Of Populism Is Democracy [07/03/2017]
Alain Elkann, The Huffington Post

France Braces for the Now-Possible Impossible [07/03/2017]
Sylvie Kauffmann, The New York Times

Why the French elections will change the face of Europe [07/03/2017]
Remi Piet, Al Jazeera

Election présidentielle : Emmanuel Macron est-il le candidat du hollandisme ? [07/03/2017]
Entrevista a Elie Cohen, France Info

The vote that could wreck the European Union [04/03/2017]
The Economist

An unprecedented election, with unprecedented risks [04/03/2017]
The Economist

France’s future depends on one question — and one man [03/03/2017]
Anne Applebaum, The Washington Post

Will the media decide France's next president?[02/03/2017]
Raymond Kuhn, Euronews

Un scénario d’espoir pour l’Europe [02/03/2017]
Robin Rivaton, Les Echos

Can Populism Take Paris? [01/03/2017]
Ross Douthat, The New York Times

La Dédiabolisation [01/03/2017]
Martin Michelot, Martin Quencez, Berlin Policy Journal

Why Marine Le Pen will not be the next French president [01/03/20179
Gilles Ivaldi, Euronews

Mieux que House Of Cards, la campagne présidentielle française [01/03/2017]
Bruno Bernard, Le Figaro

Quel est le statut juridictionnel du président ? Et du candidat ? [01/03/2017]
Charles Deluermoz, Le Point

Benoît Hamon clôt le premier chapitre de sa campagne : celui des alliances [27/02/2017]
Raphaëlle Besse Desmoulières e Bastien Bonnefous, Le Monde

When the Magic Is Gone [27/02/2017]
Jean-Marie Pottier, Slate

Trying to prevent disaster in France [26/02/2017]
Max Hofmann, Deutsche Welle

Extreme danger ahead for EU as Europe topples to the Right [26/02/2017]
Douglas Murray, The Australian

Pedagogía [25/02/2017]
Fernando Savater, El Pais

Marine Le Pen: Madame Présidente?[24/02/2017]
The Atlantic

The Rise of the Front National: Taking Stock of Ten Years of French Mainstream Politics [24/02/2017]
Martin Quencez, Martin Michelot, Timo Lochocki, The German Marshall Fund

Don’t despair: The center can still win in Europe [23/02/2017]
Fareed Zakaria, The Washington Post

France finds a champion of the centre in Emmanuel Macron [23/02/2017]
Paul Waldie, The Globe and Mail

A Strange Double-Act [22/02/2017]
Dave Keating, Berlin Policy Journal

Europe’s critical elections [22/02/2017]
Guy Verhofstadt, Times of Oman

Marine Le Pen has a better chance in France than you think [22/02/2017]
Sudhir Hazareesingh, Financial Times

Markets Are Right to Take a Le Pen Presidency Seriously [22/02/2017]
Mark Gilbert, The Bloomberg View

Les chrétiens d’Orient, objets de toutes les attentions des politiques français [21/02/2017]
Philippine de Clermont-Tonnerre, Middle East Eye

The populist crescent: Marine Le Pen and the lands of Lebanon [21/02/2017]
Makram Rabah, Middle East Eye

Keynésianisme, effet multiplicateur: sur quoi s’appuie le programme économique de Mélenchon ? [21/02/2017]
Anne-Aël Durand, Le Monde

El enigma Macron [18/02/2017]
Máriam M-Bascuñán, El Pais

Mr Fillon is becoming a growing problem for Europe [17/02/2017]
Franklin Dehousse, Egmont Institute

«Oui, la colonisation est un crime contre l’humanité» [17/02/2017]
Hamidou Anne, Le Monde

Sécurité, justice : Emmanuel Macron révèle ses premières propositions [16/02/2017]
Entrevista a Emmanuel Macron, Le Figaro

Benjamin Stora : «La colonisation n'est pas encore une séquence historique admise» [16/02/2017]
Entrevista a Benjamin Stora, Libération

Elections in France: It's all about security [16/02/2017]
Anne Giudicelli, Al Jazeera

Is Marine Le Pen Really France’s Donald Trump? [15/02/2017]
Isaac Chotiner , Slate

Elecciones en Francia: 2017 no es 2002 [15/02/2017]
Jorge Tamames, Politica Exterior

Think the U.S. election was dirty? Look at France [14/02/2017]
Leonid Bershidsky, The Japan Times

Think the U.S. election was dirty? Look at France [14/02/2017]
Leonid Bershidsky, The Japan Times

Contre la «bulle Macron», Hamon à tâtons [14/02/2017]
Laure Bretton, Libération

2017: le big bazar [12/02/2017]
Laure Bretton e Jonathan Bouchet-Petersen, Libération

Marine Le Pen: Yes she can [11/02/2017]
Lara Marlowe , The Irish Times

France’s presidential election is becoming a mud fight [11/02/2017]
Leonid Bershidsky, The Gulf News

France's Bumbling Search for a Candidate to Stop Le Pen [10/02/2017]
Ullrich Fichtner, Der Spiegel

France, Without a Struggle, Is at a Loss [10/02/2017]
Michel Wieviorka, The New York Time

France's Bumbling Search for a Candidate to Stop Le Pen [10/02/2017]
Ullrich Fichtner, Der Spiegel

Como ciervos abrumados [10/02/2017]
Sami Naïr, El Pais

La laïcité de Marine Le Pen s'arrête aux portes de l'école [10/02/2017]
Jonathan Bouchet-Petersen, Libération

An Emmanuel Macron victory would give the EU a chance to save itself [09/02/2017]
Martin Kettle , The Guardian

Macron the Maverick [08/02/2017]
Kemal Derviş, Project Syndicate

There will be no President Le Pen [08/02/2017]
Catherine Fieschi , The Guardian

A Race to the Finish [07/02/2017]
Lisa Louis, Berlin Policy Journal

The Trump Factor in the French Election [07/02/2017]
François Godement, Yale Global Online

A Race to the Finish [07/02/2017]
Lisa Louis, Berlin Policy Journal

The Trump Factor in the French Election [07/02/2017]
François Godement, Yale Global Online

Macron campaign looks to up its game [06/02/2017]
Pierre Briançon, Politico EU 

Europe's anxious middle classes moving right, but for how long? [06/02/2017]
Katya Adler, Irish Independent

France’s big parties probably won’t even get into the presidential election’s final round. Here’s why. [05/02/2017]
Sheri Berman, The Washington Post

What are the Socialist Party’s chances of winning in France? Very low. [05/02/2017]
Stefan Wojcik, Ryan Kennedy and David Lazer, The Washington Post

Discours antisystème : «Cette idée caresse l’électeur» [03/02/2017]
Entretien a Christian Delporte, Libération

France Could Turn the Populist Tide [02/02/2017]
Philip Stephens, Financial Times

How Powerful Is France’s President? [01/02/2017]
Jonathan Masters, Council on Foreign Relations

No, the fall of François Fillon doesn’t mean Marine Le Pen will win [01/02/2017]
Pauline Bock, New Statesman

Déflagration [31/01/2017]
Laurent Joffrin, Libération

Primaries Over: Let the French Presidential Campaign Begin [30/01/2017]
Heather Conley & Donatienne Ruy, CSIS

Will Paris Pivot to Moscow? [30/01/2017]
Robert Zaretsky, Real Clear World

French Socialists do not want power [30/01/2017]
Barbara Wesel, Deutsche Welle

El relato fúnebre del socialismo francês [27/01/2017]
Sami Naïr, El País

Fillon Conjures a New European Pragmatism [24/01/2017]
Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg

It is Emmanuel Macron, not Marine Le Pen, who will come to be known as France's answer to Donald Trump [22/01/2017]
Andreas Whittam Smith, The Independent

«Cette campagne s'annonce comme une grande et belle bataille» [08/01/2017]
Entretien a Marine Le Pen, Le Parisien

Valls, el candidato favorito en la izquierda francesa [06/01/2017]
La Razon

Fillon's surge in France could mark shift away from populism [06/01/2017]
Darrell Delamaide, MarketWatch

Where did it all go wrong? François Hollande flops out of presidential race [02/01/2017]
David Lees, The Conversation

Fillon: The frontrunner for the French presidency's world view [22/12/2016]
Lisa Louis, The Interpreter

«La droite n’aurait-elle rien de plus sérieux à proposer qu’une politique obéissant à la même inspiration que celle de Laval en 1935?» [21/12/2016]
Henri Guaino, Le Monde

«Il y a une demande de libéralisation du système»[17/12/2016]
Entrevista a Brice Teinturier, Le Monde

La guerre des gauches [14/12/2016]
Alain Duhamel, Libération

Time to think the unthinkable about President Le Pen [08/12/2016]
Timothy Garton Ash, The Guardian

Election Drama à la Française [02/12/2016]
Benjamin Haddad, The American Interest

Présidentielle: Hollande, le Sauveur Suprême de la gauche? [02/12/2016]
Serge Raffy, Nouvel Observateur

Existential crisis for west’s centre-left escalates in France [01/12/2016]
Gideon Rachman, Financial Times

Will Fillon Change French Policy on Russia and the Middle East? [11/2016]
Francis Ghilès, CIDOB

Cambio de ciclo [30/11/2016]
Josep Ramoneda, El País

Clarity on the Way to the French Presidential Elections [28/11/2016]
Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer & Martin Quencez, German Marshall Fund

"Pourquoi mon projet est réaliste" [23/11/2016]
Francois Fillon, Les Échos

Ce que Fillon doit expliquer à Juppé [23/11/2016]
Gabriel Matzneff, Le Point

La punition Fillon [23/11/2016]
Matthieu Croissandeau, L’Observateur

Quand c'est flou, il y a un loup : le piège du chiraquisme se referme sur Alain Juppé [22/11/2016]
Benoît Pellistrandi, Le Figaro

«La gauche mondaine a décidé de talibaniser François Fillon» [22/11/2016]
Mathieu Bock-Côté, Le Figaro

Fillon would end Moscow's isolation [22/11/2016]
Peter Westmacott, Financial Times

Enfin, un candidat anti-système positif: Macron... [16/11/2016]
Olivier Mouton, Le Vif

Les primaires, machine à fragmenter la France [07/11/2016]
Jean-Marc Vittori, Les Échos

Les candidats des primaires sont-ils des hommes-sandwiches de la politique?[07/11/2016]
Arnaud Bouthéon, Le Figaro

De quoi Emmanuel Macron est-il le nom? [25/05/2016]
Laetitia Strauch-Bonart, Le Point


Please Be Careful, France [20/04/2017]
The Bloomberrg View

Marine Le Pen et la frontière de l’indécence [18/04/2017]
Le Monde

The Guardian view on the French election: change is the only certainty [10/04/2017]
The Guardian

Requiem pour le Parti socialiste [30/03/2017]
Le Monde

Le poutinisme, ce spectre qui hante l’Europe [24/03/2017]
Le Monde 

La « trumpisation » de la campagne présidentielle [24/03/2017]
Le Monde

Francia, en manos del ignoto Macron [22/03/2017]
El Mundo

Présidentielle : l’accablante litanie des affaires [22/03/2017]
Le Monde

The Guardian view on the French campaign: a defining election [21/03/2017]
The Guardian

Présidentielle 2017 : la machine à promesses mirobolantes et coûteuses est lancée [21/03/2017]
Le Monde

Affaire Fillon : la droite dans l’impasse [06/03/2017]
Le Monde

The Observer view on the French presidential election [05/03/2017]
The Guardian

Trumpism may fall in Europe [03/03/2017]
The Washington Post

Affaire Fillon : la présidentielle prise en otage [02/03/2017]
Le Monde

Francois Fillon's decision to stay in the race for French president is a political windfall for Marine Le Pen [02/03/2017]
The Independent

Marine Le Pen contre l’Etat de droit [25/02/2017]
Le Monde

Présidentielle : médiocres jeux de rôle à gauche [21/02/2017]
Le Monde

Uncertainty rattles French politics [21/02/2017]
The Japan Times

Propos de Macron sur la colonisation: le débat engagé est utile [18/02/2017]
Le Monde

Keeping the Kremlin’s Hands Off France’s Elections [17/02/2017]
The New York Times

Et le nouveau candidat LR s’appelle… François Fillon [15/02/2017]

The Rot in French Politics [12/02/2017]
The New York Times

Affaire Fillon : un coup de menton, et ça repart ? [06/02/2017]

The Guardian view on France’s socialists: getting left behind [27/01/2017]
The Guardian

La primaire, machine à perdre [23/01/2017]
Le Monde

France’s Election Takes an Unlikely Liberal Turn [08/12/2016]

France’s Better Choices [06/12/2016]
Wall Street Journal

Fillon lanza el guante [29/11/2016]
El País

France's New Center-Right [28/11/2016]
Wall Street Journal

Quelles valeurs François Fillon porte-t-il? [23/11/2016]
Le Monde

Sacristie [21/11/2016]

The far-right is too close to power [18/11/2016]
The Guardian

«Le système contre le système» [16/11/2016]
Le Figaro

Non-dits [13/07/2016]


Why does the French Presidential Election matter to the UK?
The Daily Telegraph

Trump holds his tongue on French vote [21/04/2017]
Politico EU

Deadly Paris shooting could influence voters on eve of key French election [21/04/2017]
The Washington Post

How France’s presidential election could break – or make – the EU [20/04/2017]
The Guardian

It’s France’s Turn to Worry About Election Meddling by Russia [17/04/2017]
The New York Times

Le Pen and Macron woo Paris as French election enters final stretch [17/04/2017]
The Guardian

Lost without a compass: French voters before the election [17/04/2017]
Deutsche Welle

Un empate a cuatro deja abierta la primera vuelta electoral en Francia [16/04/2017]
El Pais

Left-Wing Politician Shakes Up France’s Presidential Race [16/04/2017]
The New York Times

La revolución bolivariana se cuela en la campaña francesa con una propuesta de Mélenchon [15/04/2017]
El Pais

Les sondages influencent-ils les élections ? [14/04/2017]
Le Figaro

All but one of France’s presidential candidates want to reverse globalization [13/04/2017]

It is not time to recognize a Palestinian state, says France's Macron [13/04/2017]
The Jerusalem Post

Mélenchon veut « mettre en garde » contre la « catastrophe » Le Pen, Macron ou Fillon [12/04/2017]
Le Monde

French election shaken by surge in support for far-left candidate [12/04/2017]
The Guardian

France’s presidential election is a four-way race [12/04/2017]
The Economist

Que changerait la reconnaissance du vote blanc ?[11/04/2017]
Le Monde

Who would be the greenest French president? [11/04/2017]
Deutsche Welle

The French town that shows how Marine Le Pen could win [10/04/2017]
Financial Times

Marine Le Pen Denies French Guilt for Rounding Up Jews [10/04/2017]
The New York Times

Marine Le Pen en Corse, nouvelle terre de conquête [08/04/2017]
Le Monde

Le Pen, Macron and Fillon Share Crowded Stage With French Also-Rans [05/04/2017]
The New York Times

Election présidentielle : Ve ou VIe République ? [05/04/2017]
Le Monde

A Paris, Nuit debout à l’heure de la présidentielle [03/04/2017]
Le Monde

Présidentielle 2017 : les propositions nouvelles ou surprenantes des candidats [03/04/2017]
Le Monde

Présidentielle : les «petits» candidats à l'assaut des poids lourds [03/04/2017]
Le Figaro

La remontada del movimiento Francia Insumisa... y su referente Podemos [03/04/2017]
El País

Marine Le Pen’s tricky alliance with Donald Trump [02/04/2017]
The Washington Post

Jean-Luc Mélenchon incarne le mieux la gauche [02/04/2017]
Le Figaro

Le Front national, un parti en quête de contrôle sur la Toile [01/04/2017]
Le Monde

Macron, el candidato filósofo [01/04/2017]
El Pais

French presidential race tightens, but many still unsure [01/04/2017]
Deutsche Welle

Pourquoi ils n’iront pas voter. Des abstentionnistes témoignent [31/03/2017]
Le Monde

Les Américains s'inquiètent des interférences russes dans l'élection française [31/03/2017]
Le Figaro

Défense : Fillon dénonce l'«immaturité» de Macron [31/03/2017]
Le Figaro

Outre-mer : que proposent les onze candidats à la présidentielle ? [27/03/2017]
Le Monde

A La Réunion, Emmanuel Macron reconnaît que « rien n’est fait » [25/03/2017]
Le Monde

Présidentielle : le meilleur du fact-checking du débat de lundi soir [24/03/2017]
Le Figaro

A Moscou, Vladimir Poutine adoube Marine Le Pen [24/03/2017]
Le Monde

Présidentielle : au sein du gouvernement, qui soutient Hamon, qui soutient Macron ? [23/03/2017]
Le Monde

Macron suma un apoyo clave con Le Drian, ministro de Defensa [23/03/2017]
El Pais

Todos contra una, una contra todos [21/03/2017]
El Pais

Premier débat télévisé, premières fissures présidentielles [21/03/2017]
Le Temps

Marine Le Pen Sharpens Attack on Emmanuel Macron in French Debate [21/03/2017]
The New York Times

Jean-Claude Juncker: Marine Le Pen ‘won’t win’ [20/03/2017]
Politico EU

France’s divided left looks set for defeat in first-round elections [19/03/2017]
The Guardian

Macron contra Le Pen, el pulso del populismo global [18/03/2017]
El Pais

Face au Front national, Hamon défend sa «République sociale» [15/03/2017]
Le Figaro

À Lille, Macron présente son projet pour la justice et cible Fillon [14/03/2017]
Le Figaro

Emmanuel Macron leads in French presidential election poll for first time [09/03/2017]
The Guardian

The economy that France’s next president will inherit [09/03/2017]
The Financial Times

Benoît Hamon veut renforcer la zone euro pour sauver l’Union européenne [09/03/2017]
Le Monde

À Besançon, Fillon fait la pédagogie de son projet [09/03/2017]
Le Figaro

A Roubaix, « il y en a même qui revendiquent de ne pas aller voter  à la présidentielle » [09/03/2017]
Le Monde

France's rightwing scandals leave Socialists struggling to be heard [08/03/2017]
The Guardian

La campagne présidentielle française vue du Royaume-Uni [07/03/2017]

Les promesses économiques des populistes sont-elles réalistes ? [07/03/2017]
Le Monde

François Fillon, Facing Calls to Quit French Race, Enjoys a Day of Gains [06/03/2017]
The New York Times

Présidentielle en France: des petits patrons grandement courtisés [06/03/2017]
Les Affairs

Hollande: My 'ultimate duty' is to prevent a Le Pen presidency [06/03/2017]
Deutsche Welle

French presidential election: Emmanuel Macron vows to clean up politics [02/03/2017]
The Guardian

En pleine tempête Fillon, Benoît Hamon cherche un second souffle [02/03/2017]
Le Point

Laïcité et islam : Emmanuel Macron laisse des questions en suspens [02/03/2017]
Le Monde

Emmanuel Macron dévoile son programme [02/03/2017]
Le Figaro

Macron, l'heure de vérité [02/03/2017]
Le Point

Manuel Valls exprime son « inquiétude » face à la campagne de Benoît Hamon [01/03/2017]
Le Monde

Fillon face à la justice : les volte-face du candidat [01/03/2017]
Le Point

Hamon aux parlementaires : «Je refuse que mon nom soit associé à une défaite de la gauche» [28/02/2017]
Le Figaro

Longing for Obama as President — of France [28/02/2017]
The New York Times

Au Mont-Saint-Michel, Marine Le Pen prononce un discours aux accents identitaires [27/02/2017]
Le Monde

Buoyed centrist alliance, Macron seen beating Le Pen in French runoff [26/02/2017]

Emmanuel Macron is edging closer to France’s presidency [25/02/2017]
The Economist

Le Pen blasts EU, NATO, praises Trump [24/02/2017]
Deutsche Welle

Pour Hamon, Macron est le «candidat du centre-droit» [23/02/2017]
Le Figaro

French elections: Emmanuel Macron and François Bayrou form alliance [22/02/2017]
The Guardian

A Londres, Emmanuel Macron appelle les expatriés à « revenir entreprendre » en France [22/02/2017]
Le Monde

Would 'Frexit' mean economic disaster?[22/02/2017]
Deutsche Welle

Au Liban, Marine Le Pen nuance sa position sur la suppression de la double nationalité [21/02/2017]
Le Figaro

Marine Le Pen plays the Lebanon card in French presidential race [21/02/2017]
Middle East Eye

Sécurité sociale, médicaments, hôpitaux… Ce que proposent les candidats en matière de santé [21/02/2017]
Le Monde

The dapper Frenchman running for president as the best bet against the far right [18/02/2017]
The Washington Post

Can Russia Derail a French Front-Runner? [18/02/2017]
The Daily Beast

Emmanuel Macron: the French outsider who would be president [17/02/2017]
The Guardian

Hamon en voyage d'études de gauche au Portugal [17/02/2017]

Avec la majorité pénale à 16 ans, Fillon tente une diversion en faisant du Sarkozy [15/02/2017]

Centrist upends French presidential race in era of extremes [15/02/2017]
The Washington Post

Gabriel warns of Le Pen winning French presidential election [15/02/2017]
Deutsche Welle

Comment François Hollande a perdu les banlieues [14/02/2017]
Le Figaro

Macron, un presidente ‘prêt-à-porter’ [13/02/2017]
El Pais

Even a Le Pen Win Won’t Be Enough to Break Up Euro, Banks Say [10/02/2017]
Bloomberg Markets

Fillon dans la tourmente : les parlementaires LR porteront-ils le coup fatal? [06/02/2017]

Investi par le PS, Hamon ne change pas de ligne [05/02/2017]

Ce que contient (pour l'instant) le programme assez vague de Macron [05/02/2017]

Marine Le Pen Makes Globalization the Enemy [05/02/2017]
Politico EU

Du changement sur la forme, pas sur le Front [05/02/2017]

El exministro Macron ya es favorito para ocupar el Elíseo [04/02/2017]
El País

Marine Le Pen’s internet army [03/02/2017]
Politico EU

Fillon looking finished. French election looking farcical and frightening [31/01/2017]

Dos izquierdas incompatibles se la juegan en Francia [28/01/2017]
El País

Will France Sound the Death Knell for Social Democracy? [24/01/2017]
New York Times

Macron: “La única soberanía posible es la europea” [14/01/2017]
El País

Arnaud Montebourg : «Je demanderai la renégociation des accords de Schengen» [06/01/2017]
Le Parisien

Manuel Valls, une campagne sur la defensive [06/01/2017]
Le Monde

Investors leave Marine Le Pen presidency unhedged [06/01/2017]
Financial Times

François Bayrou : laisser une petite trace... [06/01/2017]

French Election Polls 2017: Marine Le Pen Gains Ground In Latest Presidential Opinion Polling [06/01/2017]
International Business Times

France at risk of being next election hacking victim [05/01/2017]

49.3, sécurité, déchéance : les affirmations de Manuel Valls décryptées [05/01/2017]
Le Monde

Manuel Valls dans l'Emission politique : "J'ai changé" [05/01/2017]

France's Socialists in race against time… and indifference [04/01/2017]

La justice russe saisie sur le prêt bancaire consenti au Front national [04/01/2017]
Le Monde

Primaire de la gauche : Benoît Hamon au centre du plateau du premier débat [03/01/2017]

Marine Le Pen calls for return to ECU-style currency after ‘Frexit’ [03/01/2017]

Populist Le Pen still too “frightening” to win French presidency: Pro  [02/01/2017]

Le Pen borrows from father’s company to fund presidential campaign [01/01/2017]
Financial Times

Pour 55% des Français, Emmanuel Macron ferait un meilleur président que François Fillon [23/12/2016]
Pierre Lepelletier, Le Figaro

"Si la primaire est de qualité, Valls a toutes ses chances" [23/12/2016]
Remy Dodet, Nouvel Observateur

François Fillon vs the unions [22/12/2016]
Nicholas Vinocur, Politico

Pour se financer en 2017, le FN n'exclut pas de faire appel à Jean-Marie Le Pen [22/12/2016]
Marc de Boni, Le Figaro

A un mois de la primaire à gauche, les candidats contraints à la trêve [21/12/2016]
Bastien Bonnefous, Le Monde

Montebourg, un projet « au cœur des différentes gauches » [18/12/2016]
Le Monde

Arnaud Montebourg: 'French Bernie Sanders' plotting a shakeup [17/12/2016]
Angelique Chrisafis, The Guardian

Bayrou continue de peaufiner son éventuel projet pour 2017 [16/12/2016]
Emmanuel Galiero, Le Figaro

Primaire de gauche : six hommes et une femme pour une succession incertaine [14/12/2016]
Rachid Laïreche et Laure Bretton, Libération

La dividida izquierda presagia una histórica debacle electoral en Francia [11/12/2016]
Carlos Yárnoz, El País

Les résultats définitifs de la primaire de la droite : Fillon 44,1%, Juppé 28,6%, Sarkozy 20,7% [23/11/2016]

Why François Fillon’s win is torture for Marine Le Pen [23/11/2016]
Nicholas Vinocur, Politico

How François Fillon Became the French Right's New Hope [23/11/2016]
Angelique Chrisafis, The Guardian

Alain Juppé attacks François Fillon in effort to regain ground [22/11/2016]
Financial Times

Primaire de la droite : la stratégie de terrain de Fillon explique-t-elle son succès? [22/11/2016]
Laura Motet, Le Monde

François Fillon, Thatcherite with a thing for Russia [21/11/2016]
Nicholas Vinocur, Politico

Quand Trump pèse sur la présidentielle française [10/11/2016]
Matthieu Goar, Alexandre Lemarié, Raphaëlle Besse Desmoulières, Cédric Pietralunga, Bastien Bonnefous et Olivier Faye, Le Monde

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