Nothing is over, not even the counting; given the prevailing mood of mutual suspicion there will be plenty of disputes over the final result.
The French Communist Party has no future in the government. Does it have a future outside it?
There was no miracle at the polls for the regime of Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski.
Amid the noise of the unending Urbatechnic affaire, a scandal over the Socialist Party's fraudulent financing of its electoral funds, the tenth anniversary of François Mitterrand's
Maastricht, NAFTA, GATT....
The Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, held in Paris at the end of November, might best be described by reversing Tolstoy's title. This was Peace and War.
Although Sartre may be out of fashion, political co-existentialism is the main subject of speculation in Paris.
"Is the Communist Party of the Soviet Union still the ruling party, the political vanguard of the people? . . . Should there be a multiparty system? Does the C.P.S.U.
France is still feeling the shock of a legal decision destined to induce collective amnesia.