Cecile Guerin

Cécile Guerin is a London-based freelance writer.

Emmanuel Macron, Iran Nuclear Deal and the Limits of Diplomacy

May 08, 2018

Emmanuel Macron has failed to change Donald Trump’s mind on the question of the Iran nuclear deal. The purpose of French President Emmanuel Macron’s first state visit to the US last month was explicit: salvaging the Iran nuclear deal and convincing President Donald Trump not to reimpose sanctions. On January 12,...

How Will Emmanuel Macron Govern?

May 08, 2017

France breathes a sigh of relief after Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the presidential election. Former banker and Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron emerged victorious over Marine Le Pen in the second round of the 2017 French presidential elections on May 7. Unknown two years ago and never elected to public office...

How France’s Far-Left Candidate Turned From No-Hoper to Contender

April 19, 2017

Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s transformation since the 2012 election makes him a more appealing candidate. For the past two weeks, France’s dramatic election campaign has been shaken by the surge in the polls of left-wing candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon. The election, which until recently had looked like a runoff between the National Front leader Marine Le...