Macron’s Agenda: France, Europe, Africa—and Trump

Macron’s Agenda: France, Europe, Africa—and Trump
French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S. President Donald Trump during the Bastille Day military parade, Paris, July 14, 2017 (AP photo on Michel Euler).

In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, speaks with associate editors Karina Piser and Robbie Corey-Boulet about French President Emmanuel Macron’s agenda, from reforms in France and strengthening Europe to security in West Africa—and how Donald Trump’s Bastille Day visit to Paris fits into it.

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