The Sarkozy Revolution?: Sarkozy is more pro-American than past French leaders


Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace

Author(s): Deborah Hanagan

Research Area: Government

Keywords: France; Nicolas Sarkozy

Type: Brief

Coverage: France


Nicolas Sarkozy’s pro-American orientation does not mean that French and U.S. foreign policy positions will always align or that relations will always proceed smoothly. He still must operate within the confines of the largely anti-American French political establishment.