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Michel Gurfinkiel

Michel Gurfinkiel is the Founder and President of the Jean-Jacques Rousseau Institute, a conservative think-thank in France, and a Shillman/Ginsburg Fellow at Middle East Forum.
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Somalia, Palestine, and France: Ghost Countries for Ghost Countries

Saturday, November 12th, 2011 - by Michel Gurfinkiel

Ex-state Somalia gets to vote for non-state Palestine at UNESCO. So does declining state France.

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More Trouble in France: Mayotte Riots

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 - by Michel Gurfinkiel

The Muslim island is rioting for more French welfare. Lots more.

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The Fall of the French Senate

Saturday, October 8th, 2011 - by Michel Gurfinkiel

Another defeat for Sarkozy. And maybe the last good reason to vote for him in 2012.

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Sarkozy, Palestine, and the 2012 Presidential Election

Saturday, September 24th, 2011 - by Michel Gurfinkiel

Did the French president lose his bid for reelection this week at the UN?

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The Lynching of Netanyahu, Oren, and Israel

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 - by Michel Gurfinkiel

The Obama administration's decision to treat an ally like a rogue state seems to have backfired.

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Baroness Tonge: Anti-Semitism in the House of Lords

Friday, March 12th, 2010 - by Michel Gurfinkiel

A member gets booted from her position after calling for an investigation into IDF organ trafficking in Haiti. Really.

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Gaza: A Matter of Proportion

Thursday, January 1st, 2009 - by Michel Gurfinkiel

A noted French intellectual registers profound disappointment with President Nicolas Sarkozy's reaction to the Gaza situation.

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