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Charles Grant discusses President Hollande and France

By Charles Grant, 17 November 2012

Charles Grant discusses his recent insight article 'Hollande, the Germans and 'political union'.  ...Before becoming French president, Franҫois Hollande did not appear to take much interest in the EU. However, in his youth he was a protégé of Jacques Delors, the French left’s great European, and his instincts seem to be broadly pro-EU.