REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer - French President Francois Hollande delivers a speech to associations for the "Committed France" project at the Elysee Palace in Paris, June 24, 2014.

Opinion

Why Europe and France Need Each Other

July 22, 2014, Javier Solana

In the past, France and Germany worked in tangent to serve as models for the rest of Europe. With the German reunification 25 years ago, the balance of the Franco-German axis was upset, and the effects are still felt today. Javier Solana writes that France cannot afford to isolate itself from Europe and that Europe cannot risk losing France.

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