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He's Back: Sarkozy Eyes a Return to French Presidency

After an extended break from politics, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is ready to make a comeback. Former advisors say he is more patient and a better listener. Critics, though, say he has drifted even further to the right. Is France ready for the sequel? By Julia Amalia Heyer more... Comment ]


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