, Volume 71, Number 4

Christian Lequesne Professor of political science at Sciences Po Paris
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He is the author, with Simon Bulmer, of ‘The Member States of the European Union’ (Oxford University Press, 2014) and is working on a book on contemporary French diplomats

There are big changes underway in the attitude of French diplomats. But one thing doesn't change: morale depends on the relations between the foreign minister and the president.

A lunch party at in the Soviet embassy in London in 1941

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