Valls’ Widespread Popularity with Public Belies Criticism from Peers

Manuel Valls, Minister of the Interior and one of France’s leading Parti socialiste (PS) politicians, is back in the domestic headlines this past week, although for reasons other than the purely political. Still in the public eye for polemical comments made over Roma settlements in late September, Valls has continued grab media attention by way of […]

A Europe without the UK? Cameron Sparks EU debate

On Wednesday, January 23, David Cameron, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and leader of the Conservative party, announced his pledge to a referendum by the end of 2017 on Britain leaving the EU. Cameron explained that “we will give the British people a referendum with a very simple IN or OUT choice […] […]