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Joseph A. Harriss
Joseph A. Harriss is The American Spectator's Paris correspondent. One of his latest books was An American Spectator in Paris.
by | May 4, 2020

Chestnuts are in blossom, but there are no holiday tables under the trees this spring as Paris struggles with the…

by | Apr 2, 2020

Ausweis in pocket, I head out for my morning constitutional on Avenue de Breteuil, a spacious esplanade lined with double…

by | Feb 25, 2020

“France has neither winter nor summer nor morals,” observed Mark Twain. “Apart from these drawbacks it is a fine country.”…

by | Dec 27, 2019

’Tis indeed the season to be jolly, but don’t expect much merriment here. To be sure, the weeks of France’s…

by | Nov 27, 2019

Nervous self-congratulation will be the order of the day next week in London as representatives of the 29 member nations…

by | Oct 11, 2019

After years of Islamist terror attacks from Paris to the Riviera that have left hundreds dead, you might think that…

by | Dec 13, 2018

The French are a nation of incorrigible, rebellious frondeurs who resent those in power, whoever they might be. Sometimes the…

by | Nov 19, 2014

Israel’s summer offensive against Hamas in Gaza sparked the predictable pro-Palestinian demonstrations across Europe. Organized by groups ranging from pro-Arab…

by | Sep 2, 2014

Maybe the third try will be a charm for President François Hollande. After doggedly attempting to apply socialist dogma for…

by | Jul 9, 2014

When gendarmes arrested seven Muslim militants in Strasbourg in a pre-dawn sweep last May, it was the first major move…

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