Monthly Archives: April 2012

The French Presidential Elections on China Radio International

The French people go to the polls on Sunday in the first round of the country’s presidential elections. While ten candidates are in the running, it is the ongoing battle between incumbent President and ruling party head Nicolas Sarkozy and Socialist rival Francois Hollande that is garnering the most attention. On Thursday, April 19, 2012, […]

The European Project: Can Europe Survive the Euro?

On Tuesday, April 17, 2012, I participated in a roundtable discussion on The European Project:  Can Europe Survive the Euro? as part of a larger conference entitled “The Failure of the Euro? Causes and Consequences for Europe and Beyond.” The event was sponsored by the Watson Institute for International Studies and the Rhodes Center for International Economics […]

What Europe needs most is better leadership: Remarks at “Renaissance for Europe” event

On March 16-17, I participated in a series of discussions on the theme “Democratic Europe” at the Cirque d’Hiver where high-level European political leaders were united around François Hollande, candidate of the Parti Socialiste for the French presidential elections. The event was organized as part of a larger initiative called “Rebirth for Europe for a […]