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23 May 2016

China’s rise: the view from South Korea European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) Alert, No 19, May 2016

Monitoring China-South Korea relations is key for the EU, as both countries have been designated strategic partners. Moreover, the Union has important economic ties to both, and signed a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Republic of Korea ...

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11 Apr 2016

The European Union in the Fog: Building Bridges between National Perspectives on the European Union

By: Vivien PERTUSOT,  (ed.)

The Building Bridges project looks at the national perspectives on the European Union. This publication gathers contributions from across...

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06 Apr 2016

The Return of Geopolitical Risk - Russia, China and the United States Etude de l'Ifri, April 2016

The year 2014 was defined by the conflict in Ukraine, the emergence of Daesh, and tensions between China and Japan. As for 2015, it has witnessed the spread of Daesh, the...

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07 Apr 2016

The Last-ditch Attempt to Build the Energy Union Note de l'Ifri

Nearly one year after the presentation of the Energy Union project, while 2016 promises to be a critical year for its implementation, what is the status of this flagship project of the Juncker Commission?

23 Apr 2016

China Gets French Wine in Exchange for Chemicals on First Run by ‘New...

The first freight train from Wuhan, in China, to Lyon, in France, reached its destination Thursday, carrying a cargo of mechanical, electrical, and...
24 Feb 2016

Why Brexit is unpatriotic

“The United States, China, and maybe the European Union, if Great Britain stays within it” will lead tomorrow’s world; in fact, continued EU...
24 Feb 2016

After UK: Who's next curbing social benefits?

Vivien Pertusot appears in a news report by Euranet Plus looking at the section on social benefits from the deal found between the United Kingdom and...
18 Feb 2016

Chinese missile crisis? Escalation over disputed China Sea islands

Reports have emerged that China has set up a missile launch base on Woody Island, part of an archipelago disputed with Taiwan and Vietnam. This comes...
15 Feb 2016

France and Britain seeking eurozone agreement ahead of EU 'Brexit'...

Vivien Pertusot analyses the difficulties between the United Kingdom and France over the draft deal on the "Brexit" negotiations ahead of the...