Why the libertine would have been an ideal opponent.
The Daily Beast: France Arrests the Usual (Islamist) Suspects, 4 April 2012
In a crackdown after the Toulouse shootings, France arrested 10 suspected Islamic radicals. By concealing past mistakes, the nation may be hindering investigations, writes Christopher Dickey.
(Update: All of those arrested were later released for lack of evidence.)
The Daily Beast: Death in New York of French Educator Richard Descoings Treated as Suspicious, 4 April 2012
Vague echoes of the Strauss-Kahn affair are unlikely to tarnish the reputation of Richard Descoings, director of Sciences Po in Paris. Found dead in a Manhattan hotel room Tuesday, he's considered a possible suicide.
Newsweek: The Americans Who Witnessed the Rise of the Nazis, 2 April 2012
The story of the Americans who cavorted with the Nazis.