Macron, Le Pen Offer France Stark Security, Defense Choices

The two remaining candidates in the French presidential race, independent centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen, offer voters stark, opposing choices for the future of their country, as well as its security and defense.

Macron, who ran on a pro-Europe platform, topped Sunday’s first round vote, followed by Le Pen, who wants to pull France out of the European Union. The two will face off in a May 3 debate before the May 7 second round vote.

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