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Sarkozy's Election Reflects Europe's Right Turn

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Sarkozy's Election Reflects Europe's Right Turn

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Sarkozy's Election Reflects Europe's Right Turn

Sarkozy's Election Reflects Europe's Right Turn

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What does the election of a right-of-center Nicolas Sarkozy in France mean for Europe? In the last few years, Germany and other countries have seen the rise of conservative politicians, while Sarkozy has pledged that France will take a leading role in the European community.

Ivo Daalder, senior foreign policy fellow at the Brookings Institution and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace's Robert Kagan talk to Robert Siegel about how Sarkozy fits into the picture.

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