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04 May 2017

The Resurgence of Conflict in Mozambique. Ghosts from the Past and Brakes to Peaceful Democracy Notes de l'Ifri, May 2017

By: Stephanie REGALIA

2016 proved to be a most challenging year for Mozambique. Small-scale conflict, which started reappearing between the government and the opposition party Renamo in 2013, intensified over the course of the year, whilst peace negotiations stalled...

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31 Mar 2017

Foreign Policy Challenges for the Next French President Études de l'Ifri, April 2017

France’s current presidential campaign has created an unprecedented situation fuelled by revelations and a total absence of restraint, but it has not truly taken account of the disruptions of the last year: Brexit, the attempted coup in Turkey,...

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26 Apr 2017

Political Targets: Womenomics as an Economic and Foreign Relations Strategy Asie.Visions, No. 92, April 2017

By: Linda HASUNUMA

This paper provides an overview of the womenomics strategy launched by Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and shows how a plan designed to mitigate Japan’s demographic crises and labor shortages also evolved into a foreign relations strategy to...

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24 Apr 2017

Europe Is at the Core of France’s Foreign Policy Global memo, Council of Councils

It remains difficult to predict who will be the eventual winner of France’s upcoming presidential elections, with the first round to take place April 23 and a runoff between the top two candidates set for May 7.

 

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15 Apr 2017

Populism: In the Heat of the Moment

By: Thierry de MONTBRIAL, in "Global Agenda", NHK Wolrd

The UK leaving the EU. Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election. The crushing defeat of Italy's prime minister in a national referendum. 2016 was a year of massive change led by populism. The roots of this trend are widespread,...

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27 Mar 2017

North Korea's Nuclear Posture: An Evolving Challenge for U.S. Deterrence Proliferation Papers, No. 58, March 2017

By: John K. WARDEN

A more capable, nuclear-armed, North Korea will pose very substantial challenges to the U.S. deterrence posture. 

22 Apr 2017

From Russia, with love

Russia is trying to “sow chaos” in Europe by betting big on Marine Le Pen and France's far right.  
15 Apr 2017

Populism: In the Heat of the Moment

Thierry de MONTBRIAL, in "Global Agenda", NHK Wolrd
The UK leaving the EU. Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election. The crushing defeat of Italy's prime minister in a national...
29 Mar 2017

Moscow Eyes the French Elections

With just a few weeks left until French voters head to the polls, far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen made her way to Moscow for a...
15 Mar 2017

Germany: with AfD the extreme right will enter the Bundestag

Hans STARK, quoted in l'Opinion by Jean-Dominique Merchet.
The Netherlands and France are not the only founding member states of the European Union that see extreme right party’s on the rise. The “Alternative...
10 Mar 2017

Allies Fear Trump Is Eroding America’s Moral Authority

PARIS — When the State Department released its annual human rights report last week, it contained many of the usual tough American judgments of other...