The coronavirus exposed European countries’ misplaced confidence in faulty models, bureaucratic busywork and their own wealth.
President Emmanuel Macron has gotten little credit for his country’s relative success in battling the contagion. Instead, he remains unpopular and subject to the usual dose of resentments.
Local governments are now challenging the primacy of the centralized state, the foundation of French society, after it allowed supplies of virus-fighting masks and test kits to be depleted.
The battle for humanity and solidarity in the post-American world.
The Quran has many verses that command a courteous response to even a terrible insult to Islam.
No recent president has had a deeper effect on France’s economy, society and politics. And many French despise him for it.