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10 Mar 2017

Allies Fear Trump Is Eroding America’s Moral Authority

By: Laurence NARDON, in The New York Times. Article by ALISSA J. RUBIN

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

policy papier +

02 Feb 2017

Central Asia: Facing Radical Islam Russie.Nei.Visions, No. 98, Ifri, February 2017

By: Erlan KARINE

Twenty-five years after the fall of the Soviet Union and the declaration of independence by the republics of Central Asia, the issue of guaranteeing stability and security still looms large on Central Asia’s agenda.

 

External article +

31 Jan 2017

Japan’s Coast Guard and Maritime Self-Defense Force in the East China Sea: Can a Black-and-White System Adapt to a Gray-Zone Reality? The National Bureau of Asian Research, Asia Policy, No. 23, (January 2017), pp. 111-130

This essay examines the need for growing coordination between the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) to better cope with gray-zone situations.

proliferation paper +

30 Jan 2017

France vs. Jihadism: The Republic in a New Age of Terror

This paper assesses the current state of the jihadist threat to France, as well as the French authorities’ security response. With the upcoming presidential election, 2017 will be a decisive year for the country. Terrorism will be at the heart...

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...
06 Mar 2017

EU Leaders Meet in Versailles to Hash Out Bloc’s Future

Four top European leaders hold talks Monday on the future of the European Union, at a time when it faces multiple crises that are sparking doubts...
03 Mar 2017

AfD and National Front converge ahead of elections

Hans STARK, Fabian VIRCHOW, quoted by Cécile Barbière on euractiv.com
The right-wing spiral of Germany’s anti-EU Alternative für Deutschland party (AfD) has brought it shoulder to shoulder with France’s National Front...
02 Mar 2017

Sweden brings back military conscription amid Baltic tensions

Barbara KUNZ, cited by the BBC
The Swedish government has decided to reintroduce military conscription - a move backed by the country's MPs. Why is this happening? And how will it...