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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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03 May 2016

Russia's Diplomacy in the Middle East: Back to Geopolitics Russie.Nei.Visions, No. 93, May 2016


Moscow's approach to the Middle East has undergone real changes from Soviet times to the present day: it evolved from creating zones of influence against the background of confrontation with the West to seeing the region through the prism of...

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28 Apr 2016

CETA : the Making of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Between Canada and the EU


Once ratified, the Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) could ultimately eliminate all tariff barriers between the European Union and Canada. CETA is also a new generation Free-Trade Agreement: it includes the opening of public...

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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 the EU....

13 Jul 2016

French Parliamentary Report Cites Widespread Failure To Prevent...

The report on the country's intelligence and security services follows last year's terrorist attacks. It says that each of of the terrorists was...
24 Jun 2016

French business to gain from Brexit, but Frexit menaces

Vivien Pertusot, of the international relations think tank Ifri, said the Franco-British political relationship had never been defined by the...
20 Jun 2016

A week that will define Europe

 In a few days’ time, the populist conservative Boris Johnson may well be on his way to becoming British prime minister. And the radical left Podemos...
15 Jun 2016

Lessons from Orlando

Of the litany of mass shootings in the United States, the attack in Orlando has demanded attention because of its sheer scale. 
14 Jun 2016

Mapping EU-China relations from the bottom up

Mapping Europe-China Relations: A bottom-up approach -- a recent report of the European Think-tank Network on China (ETNC) to which Alice Ekman and...