In an article for the New York Times, Steven Erlanger takes a look at the question of whether France can reverse its relative economic decline and re-emerge as a top-strata European economic power.
Steven Erlanger's New York Times article is linked below.
The New York Times: Shall France Rebound?
"Today, however, Europe is talking about “the French question”: can the Socialist government of President François Hollande pull France out of its slow decline and prevent it from slipping permanently into Europe’s second tier?"
---Steven Erlanger, The New York Times