Ahead of Emmanuel Macron’s state visit, the big question was whether he could convince President Trump to stick with the Iran nuclear deal. Did he succeed? He doesn’t think so. “My view — I don’t know what your president will decide — is that he will get rid of this deal on his own for domestic reasons.”

+ “Macron, for his part, suffers from a common French ailment, and that is to overestimate one’s own cleverness. And what one sees in him, one fears, is a man who’s so overestimated his cleverness that he’s underestimated the stubborn, resistant residual authoritarianism of the man he is trying to advise.” Adam Gopnik with a look at the Macron-Trump Summit and the dandruff factor.