Nicolas Sarkozy gets convicted of corruption and influence peddling. What did he actually get charged for? What’s the significance of the news?
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Nicolas Sarkozy faces a new charge in connection with alleged campaign contributions from the Gadhafi’s.
France’s constitutional court struck down the main components of a new online hate speech law. What was in the original bill, and what’s left after the ruling?
A proposal to try foreign fighters in Syrian Democratic Forces courts has been abandoned indefinitely. What now?
The French foreign minister has made a trip to Iraq to attempt to make a deal to try foreign fighters in the country. The plan faces diplomatic obstacles abroad and opposition at home.
Since its November 2018 announcement of the Paris Call, a code of conduct for cyber space, France has turned to the offensive. On Jan. 18, French armed forces minister Florence Parly unveiled the country’s first doctrine for offensive cyber operations.
French General Secretary for Defense and National Security Louis Gautier presented the French Cyberdefense Strategic Review on Feb. 12 at Station F (the world’s biggest startup campus in Paris).
French President-elect Emmanuel Macron has a lot on his mind as he prepares to assume office. One topic we can be sure he’s thinking about: what to do about the dumping of various of his campaign documents and emails online just hours before the election.
On Friday, February 19, the Constitutional Council upheld two articles of the state-of-emergency law—meeting bans and warrantless searches—as constitutional, but struck down a provision allowing the police to copy data when conducting such searches. Separately, the French Parliament extended the state of emergency through the end of May.