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The Gallic Rooster Crows Again

The Paradox of French Anti-Americanism

Richard Kuisel

“Those damned French!” That was President Eisenhower’s reaction back in 1954 when the French National Assembly killed an American-sponsored scheme for a European defense force.1 Almost 50 years later, Senator John McCain, in an off-the-cuff remark during the election primary last year, referred to a minor diplomatic dustup as “one of the many reasons I hate the French.”2 In Washington today such language, at least voiced by officials in public, is extremely rare. But the French, inadvertently to be sure, often seem to provide ample cause for such antipathy. Today, as in the early years of the cold war, the French have taken the lead in bashing the United States.

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Clay Clemens

her refugee policy gave her some immunity from attack. Meanwhile, broad antipathy for Donald Trump underscored her global stature, and she continued outpolling any likely spd rival. With support for the Union stabilizing in surveys, in November 2016

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“The Fourth Reich Is Here”

An Exploration of Populist Depictions of the European Union as a German Plot to Take Over Europe

Julian Pänke

austerity. Since 2015, antipathy toward the eu has further increased as it has failed to formulate an effective response to the refugee crisis. 59 Furthermore, the share of the Greek population that “approved” of the eu' s leadership fell from 60 percent

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A Spectre Haunting Europe

Angela Merkel and the Challenges of Far-Right Populism

Joyce Marie Mushaben

antipathies they developed earlier. Those sentiments would have been rendered dormant during the intervening years by their need to pursue low-paid, undervalued forms of employment after gdr firms disappeared; they might have been further mollified by a

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Selective Empathy

Workers, Colonial Subjects, and the Affective Politics of French Romantic Socialism

Naomi J. Andrews

no one had reminded we Christians that it was the day of the Lord.” 76 Nonetheless, antipathy toward Islam was certainly constitutive, for these French socialists, of Algerians’ otherness, given the centrality of Christian imagery and identifications