The Illusive Mitterand and French Foreign Policy

Publication Date: August 1981

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Greerson G. McMullen

Research Area: Government; Politics

Keywords: Europe

Type: Report

Coverage: France


This study provides a comprehensive overview of the prospective French foreign and defense policies through a careful examination of the views of Mitterrand and the Socialist Party. Only by thoroughly scrutinizing the mandate the Socialists were elected on can American and Western policy-makers come to grips with the role of a Socialist France in world affairs in the next seven