National Front's Marine Le Pen. Photo: Reuters, Robert Pratta

The Wall Street Journal profiles the rise of Marine Le Pen’s National Front party, highlighting its significance in the changing ideological landscape seen throughout the world.

The French election reflects the departure, seen throughout Europe and the United States, from the traditional left versus right dichotomy, focused on issues such as tax and spending.

The new political battles in the West are being fought between nationalists aiming to dismantle the existing post-World War II international establishment, and globalists hoping to salvage a world order that looks now more vulnerable than it has ever been.

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