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The French malaise

The European crisis has exposed France's weakness. President Sarkozy's record is poor, as he bids for a second term. Did De Gaulle create a presidency that does not work?
Jonathan Fenby  

Europe’s odd couple

The poor state of Anglo-German relations owes something to the legacy of hostility between Margaret Thatcher and Helmut Kohl. Alan Watson has spoken to the senior diplomats on both sides and provides a revealing account of personal and policy differences…
Alan Watson