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An open letter to President Macron: post-Brexit, the future of Europe is on your shoulders

The European Commission seems unable to negotiate a strategic vision of Europe’s future in the wake of Brexit. That presents you, Monsieur President, with a unique opportunity

By Richard Dearlove   January 2018

President Macron,

I would like to congratulate you on your stunning electoral success. Those of us who know and love France are excited by your election to the Presidency of the Fifth Republic. France, inspired by the prospect of your leadership, is rediscovering its self-confidence and political élan after a difficult period of introspection. We wish you well on the challenging path of economic and social reform. Your British admirers well understand that Brexit for you is a secondary problem, though in your recent publication “Revolution,” your do refer to Brexit…

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