Samantha de Bendern

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Emmanuel Macron
Letter From Paris
Emmanuel Macron: March of the Seducer

At 39, he is France’s youngest ever president, and his election a relief for a world distressed by Trump and Brexit. But the real test for Emmanuel Macron comes next month as France elects a new parliament

10 May 2017
Emmanuel Macron after winning the largest number of votes in the first round of the French presidential polls on April 23rd (Photo: Getty Images)
Letter From Paris
The French Resolution

Europe may avoid a nervous breakdown as a neophyte globalist is likely to win the Elysee Palace in the final round. But how long can France resist the populist?

26 April 2017
Two people hold each other by the new makeshift memorial on July 18, 2016 in Nice, in tribute to the victims of the deadly Bastille Day attack at the Promenade des Anglais
Mad Terror of the Lone Wolf

International experts explain the phenomenon in the context of the Nice attack

21 July 2016
Beware the Russian Bear

Why Narendra Modi should be wary of Vladimir Putin

18 December 2014
The endgame in Ukraine and Putin’s putsch

The tragedy of a country caught between history and geography

21 March 2014
The Day After

How being 100 km away from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster changed my life

08 April 2013
Honey, They Shrunk the Money

Can you trust your financial advisor? Will Sebi’s new regulations make it any easier?

15 February 2013
Art & Culture
Paris Still Rules

French stylists have broken away from run-of-the-mill fashion—and how

08 June 2012
Spa Capital of the World

History made it so. And the Hungarian city has done its utmost to retain the title

29 April 2012
How Georgia Did It

Eight years ago, faced with rampant corruption, Georgia took a series of drastic steps, among them the overnight sacking of the entire police force. Did it work?

23 February 2012


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MJ Akbar

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Ram Madhav

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