French President Emmanuel Macron showed Wednesday that he continues to take a flaky approach to international diplomacy. Shortly after the then-39-year-old took office last year, he decided that the best way to establish his seriousness as an international player was by squeezing President Donald Trump’s hand super-duper hard during their first meeting, which took place at a NATO conference in May 2017. … [Read more...] about Caroline Glick: Emmanuel Macron’s Dandruff Diplomacy
Did Trump just make a very public display and announcement of brushing dandruff from President Macron’s shoulder? Good Lord! He has no class, I know, but how about common polite behavior? … [Read more...] about Trump Picks ‘Dandruff’ Off Emmanuel Macron: ‘We Have To Make Him Perfect’
The former economics minister is step-father to his wife’s three adult children, including son Sebastien who is two years older than Macron. … [Read more...] about Who is Brigitte Trogneux? Emmanuel Macron’s wife who first met the French President when he was 15
French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday that Paris had convinced Donald Trump to stay engaged in Syria “for the long-term” — but just hours later the White House responded by saying it wanted US forces there “to come home as quickly as possible”. A day after France joined the United States and Britain in launching unprecedented strikes against regime targets, Macron insisted the intervention was legitimate and urged international powers to push for a diplomatic solution to the brutal seven-year war. … [Read more...] about Macron Boasts of Having Convinced Trump of Staying Engaged in Syria ‘For The Long Term’
“Politically, ‘mission accomplished’ means something broader, and I think that the president was referring in military terms. We of course know that our work in Syria is not done. We know that it is now up to Bashar al-Assad, on whether he’s going to use chemical weapons again. And should he use it again, the president has made it very clear, that the United States is locked and loaded,” she added. … [Read more...] about Is Emmanuel Macron’s ‘Bromance’ With Trump Guiding US Syria Intervention?