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Alissa Johannsen Rubin

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Alissa Rubin is Paris Bureau Chief and former Baghdad and Kabul Bureau Chief for the New York Times.

Alissa Johannsen Rubin on KCRW

French president Emmanuel Macron is in Washington for three days of meetings with President Trump.

What does the French president want from Trump?

French president Emmanuel Macron is in Washington for three days of meetings with President Trump.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On Sunday -- just days since the murder of a policeman on the iconic Champs-Élysées stirred fears of terrorism -- voters in France will choose between 11 candidates in the first round…

France votes in crucial presidential election

On Sunday -- just days since the murder of a policeman on the iconic Champs-Élysées stirred fears of terrorism -- voters in France will choose between 11 candidates in the first round…

from To the Point

As of today, a ban on body-covering burkinis for Muslim women has been overturned in one beach town on the French Riviera.

Vive le burkini?

As of today, a ban on body-covering burkinis for Muslim women has been overturned in one beach town on the French Riviera.

from To the Point

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