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France And India Cooperate To Combat Climate Change And Terrorism

On 3 June 2017, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Paris to meet the newly-elected French President, Emmanuel Macron, with a view of fortifying ties between the two nations in order to combat pressing issues such as climate change and terrorism. Both leaders reaffirmed their support for the Paris […]


Macron And Putin: Meetings Of Mind And Might

On May 29th, 2017, important talks were held between the Russian Federation’s President Vladimir Putin and the new French President, Emmanuel Macron. The discussions took place in Versailles, France; this was done strategically as the talks coincide with the opening of an exhibition which commemorates Tsar Peter the First’s or […]


Trump Pulls U.S. Out Of The Paris Accord

President Donald Trump has announced that the United States will be pulling out of the Paris Accord on climate change to “put American workers first.” The Paris Climate Agreement, reached in 2015, largely credited to the role of former U.S. President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping of China, was […]


China Pledges To Continue Supporting Paris Climate Agreement Despite Threat Of U.S. Withdrawal

In a telephone call to then French President-elect Emmanuel Macron last Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping reaffirmed China’s pledge to uphold the Paris Agreement. The Paris Agreement, which entered into force in November 2016, aims to limit the rise in global temperature to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by […]


Never Again: The Dangers Of Holocaust Denial

During a press conference in April of this year, Sean Spicer, the official spokesperson for the Trump Administration, claimed that Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad was worse than Hitler because at least “Hitler didn’t even sink to the level of using chemical weapons” against his “own people,” but took them instead […]


Lessons In Combatting Cyber-Sabotage From The Macron Leaks

The French election on May 7 was monitored for interference more closely than usual. Yet, hackers targeted a liberal candidate to benefit the far-right candidate in a situation all too familiar after the recent US election. In this case, Emmanuel Macron became the victim of #MacronLeaks, a mass release of […]