That old French anti-Americanism

it ain’t what it used to be Daniel W. Drezner In first days after Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s arrest, there was a big spasm of media output about how the arrest revealed the massive cultural divide between France and the United States, yada, yada, yada.  Led by blowhard French intellectuals France’s cultural elite, anti-Americanism seemed ready to … Continue reading

The French elite’s dithering over DSK

will have ugly consequences Tim King  —  18th May 2011 A darling of the press: Dominique Strauss Kahn on a visit to Rezé. Picture: Bixintx While we await Friday’s developments in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case, the non-French press, following John Lichfield’s excellent piece in yesterday’s Independent, has moved on to discuss the French taboo of … Continue reading