This Policy Outlook outlines the contours of Macron's presidency and examines the roots of both his domestic engagements and his foreign policy vision, particular as it relates to Africa, the Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean.

Dr. Tarek Cherkaoui 16 September 2020

As tensions continue to rise in the Eastern Mediterranean, French President Emmanuel Macron has spared no effort to reassert French power in a region that he sees as core to the re-assertion of French influence. While the outcomes of his efforts remain uncertain, it has become increasingly clear that his influence, particularly in France, is increasingly being called into question. This Policy Outlook outlines the contours of Macron's presidency and examines the roots of both his domestic engagements and his foreign policy vision, particular as it relates to Africa, the Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean.​

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