80 years after the touchdown in Normandy, an alliance nonetheless related right this moment? | EUROtoday

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On June 6, 1944, greater than 156,000 American, British, Canadian and French troopers landed in Normandy to counter Nazi forces. This essential episode of the Second World War, worn as a logo of the power of democracies within the face of totalitarianism and obscurantism, is commemorated yearly. An alternative for Western leaders to have a good time the alliance that united their international locations within the face of the Nazi risk. But what stays right this moment?

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In Europe, the rise of nationalist and id concepts recollects the darkish hours earlier than the struggle. Regaining floor, they’re promised electoral success within the June 9 election. On the opposite facet of the Atlantic, Donald Trump's supporters within the United States advocate isolationism and the abandonment of NATO allies within the face of Russia.

The latter, which invaded Ukraine in February 2022, triggering the most important armed battle in Europe because the Second World War, was not invited to the ceremonies of the 80e anniversary of the touchdown in Normandy. Ten years in the past, Russian President Vladimir Putin took half within the commemorations.

The struggle, which additionally rages within the Middle East and different components of the world, was the frequent thread of the speeches and stays omnipresent within the minds of tourists. The world has actually modified loads, however present tensions are harking back to the conflicts of yesterday.

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President Emmanuel Macron who says: “You too, Omaha Beach?” to a vexed Joe Biden: that is the message, imbued with biting irony, that Kak delivers to us on this drawing.

Winning the press cartoon competitors for the every day newspaper L'Opinion, in 2013, he joined the editorial workforce, illustrating the entrance web page day-after-day. He launches his barbs on the 4 cardinal factors of French and worldwide politics. His expertise doesn’t cease there: Kak additionally collaborates with the weeklies Franc Tireur and Le Film français.

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