Posts Tagged ‘macron’

France Paralyzed as Over 1 Million Workers Hold Biggest Strike of Macron’s Presidency

(TMU) — France has been paralyzed as over a million workers have staged walkouts and mass rallies in the country in protest against President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed reforms that would see huge portions of the country’s workers face retirement later in life as well as reduced pensions. The streets of Paris, Lyon, Marseilles, and dozens […]

Trump Unloads On "Very Nasty" Macron, Insists France "Is Not Doing Well Economically At All"

With his allies up in arms over his latest tariff threats directed at France, President Trump landed in London early Tuesday, accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump, for a two-day summit marking the 70th anniversary of the military alliance’s birth. Trump is notorious for blaming America’s NATO partners for not paying their fair share when […]

Macron Tells NATO, Russia Must Come In From The Cold War

Authored by Tom Luongo via Gold, Goats, ‘n Guns blog, Last week I went through just some of the highlights as to why Russia is becoming a destination for global capital. For years it’s been a little lonely out here banging on about how well the Russian state headed by Vladimir Putin has navigated an immense […]

Calling NATO ‘Brain Dead’ was a ‘useful wake-up call’ – Macron

Macron stuck by his words following a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Paris on Thursday. Stoltenberg was in the French capital to discuss, among other things, Macron’s declaration earlier this month that “what we are currently experiencing is the brain death of NATO.” Macron diagnosed the venerable military alliance with brain death […]

Macron calls for ‘new’ security architecture with Russia, but rejects its offer of moratorium on short- & and mid-range missiles

Earlier in the day, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Macron reached out to President Vladimir Putin, responding to the Russian proposal. “The reply wasn’t detailed, of course. But at least, there is an understanding of [Russia’s] concerns and readiness for dialogue on this matter,” the official said. In the meantime, the French leader urged […]

‘EU can’t defend Europe’: Stoltenberg takes aim at Macron’s ‘brain-dead’ NATO

Stoltenberg couldn’t resist debating Emmanuel Macron’s famous Economist interview, arguing that his organization is far from being dead. Or, at the very least, that its brain is still alive. “European unity cannot replace Transatlantic unity as we need both,” he told reporters on Tuesday. One has to understand that “especially after Brexit, the EU cannot […]

#Macron #Bosnia #NATO Macron goes rogue: Calls NATO ‘brain dead’, Bosnia is ‘time-bomb’

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Macron saying NATO is ‘brain dead’ may be right, but he didn’t exactly break any news here

The French president has shocked allies by telling the Economist that NATO is in a “state of brain death.” He claims this is because of US and Turkish unilateralism: not only has Trump shown himself to be a NATO-skeptic, demanding that European allies pay more for American weapons, but also Turkey, with tacit US backing, […]

Maybe Just A Coma? Russia Reacts To Macron’s "Golden Words" About "Brain Dead" NATO

French President Emmanuel Macron’s now viral Economist interview published Thursday wherein he described NATO as suffering “brain death” amid a general lack of coordination among allies, especially given the alliance’s second largest military’s isolation (Turkey), received immediate push back from German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who said he was overreacting.  “The French president has found rather drastic words to express […]

‘Once NATO recovers, we’ll be there’: Russian FM Lavrov jokes about Macron’s ‘brain-dead NATO’ diagnosis

“I wouldn’t want to drag myself into a discussion about the medical side of this issue,” Lavrov told reporters, at an arms control event in Moscow on Friday. He added, sarcastically: “If Macron had felt that the diagnosis he made [of NATO] was so evident – he had all the right to state it. He […]

France’s Macron says NATO experiencing ‘brain death’

PARIS (AFP) — French President Emmanuel Macron said he believes NATO is undergoing “brain death,” lamenting a lack of coordination between Europe and the United States and unilateral actions in Syria by key member Turkey, in an interview published Thursday. “What we are currently experiencing is the brain death of NATO,” Macron told The Economist […]

We are experiencing brain death of NATO, Macron warns Europe

What we are currently experiencing is the brain death of NATO. The US-led military bloc “only works if the guarantor of last resort functions as such,” the French leader noted: “I’d argue that we should reassess the reality of what NATO is in the light of the commitment of the United States.”  Macron said that […]

Macron: Iran withdrawing from the nuclear deal with new centrifuge operation

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said Iran’s decision to resume enrichment activity at a nuclear facility meant it had withdrawn from the troubled 2015 nuclear agreement with major powers. Iran on Wednesday said it had begun inserting uranium gas into over 1,000 centrifuges at the Fordo nuclear facility, which under the JCPOA pact had […]

Macron’s response to Islamism leads France to cul-de-sac… again

The French president’s unusual family life started, as is well known, when he acted in a school play. He so impressed his drama teacher that she married him. His political career is similarly based on play-acting: no other conclusion can be drawn from his latest intervention about the problem of Islamism. Macron last week chose […]

French jobless squeezed as Macron cuts benefits

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Watch Live: Draghi’s Farewell Party Featuring Merkel, Macron, Mattarella And, Of Course, Lagarde

With just three days until ECB President Mario Draghi’s term draws to a close on 31 October, leaving in his wake a catastrophic legacy in which his successor Christine Lagarde is now effectively out of ammo just as Europe slides into recession, the ECB is throwing a modest shindig for the former Goldman banker. Watch […]

Johnson & Macron – Caretakers Or Betrayers Of Brexit?

Authored by Tom Luongo via Gold, Goats, ‘n Guns blog, While everyone, including myself, has speculated how Boris Johnson could be the Hero of Brexit, it may come down to French President Emmanuel Macron being that hero. Macron has made noise after noise about not wanting to grant any more extensions to the U.K. to […]

President Macron’s half-term report: Epic fail or a curate’s egg?

He’s the president the neoliberal globalists love, but who the man (and woman) in the street seem less keen on. Gilet Jaunes street protests have taken place in France every weekend for the past eleven months, but you’d never know about them if you only read/watched Establishment-friendly media. While images of pro-democracy Hong Kong protests […]

Iran’s Rouhani: Macron’s efforts can be fruitful only if US bans lifted

Press TV – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says efforts by his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron to de-escalate Washington-Tehran tensions and save a 2015 nuclear deal will bear fruit only if the sanctions imposed by the United States against Iran are lifted. Rouhani, who is in New York to attend the 74th session of the United […]

#Putin #Macron #China Putin sends a clear message to Macron and the EU 9/23/2019

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