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Why is Macron suddenly pro-Ukraine? Fear of Le Pen

10 March 2024

11:23 PM

10 March 2024

11:23 PM

Its an old ruse to deploy foreign policy for domestic purposes. France has a long history in that vein. General de Gaulle was adept at using popular domestic anti-Americanism on the world stage to embarrass pro-Nato political forces at home; François Mitterrand exploited the early 1980s Euromissile crisis with the Soviet Union to humiliate and isolate the French Communist party.

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