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31 Jul 2017

Nuclear Energy in the United States: an Appraisal

By: William MAGWOOD

An interview with William D. Magwood, IV, Director-General of the OECD Agency for Nuclear Energy

editorial +

31 Jul 2017

Hashtag and Political Resistance Movements in Southern Africa L'Afrique en questions, No. 36, 31 July 2017

By: Hlawulani MKHABELA

What is the political significance of Southern Africa’s “hashtag movements”, socio-political campaigns using social media to disseminate information and to mobilise concerned and previously quiet segments of the public? 

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10 Jul 2017

Three Generations of Jihadism in Iraqi Kurdistan Notes de l'Ifri, July 2017


The aim of this report is to describe and explain how structural changes have affected three generations of jihadists in Iraqi Kurdistan: The Jihadi generation of the 1980s, that of Ansar al-Islam in the 2000s and that of the Kurds of Islamic...

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20 Jul 2017

The Future of British Defense Policy Focus Stratégique, No. 74, Ifri, July 2017

By: Andrew DORMAN

As the prospect of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union raises increasing challenges to its international position, as well as major divisions at home, the future of British defense policy seems more uncertain than ever. 

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19 Jul 2017

“Russian World”: Russia’s Policy towards its Diaspora Russie.Nei.Visions, No. 103, Ifri, July 2017

By: Mikhaïl SOUSLOV

This paper examines how the large Russian-speaking population outside Russia has been ideologically constructed and politically instrumentalized by the Kremlin’s leadership.

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29 Jun 2017

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and the New Regional Geopolitics Asie.Visions, No. 94, June 2017


The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) brings a dimensional shift in the two countries' relations at a time of significant geopolitical change. But while it promises wide-ranging benefits for infrastructure development and economic growth...

01 Jul 2017

Hong Kong, 20 ans years after the retrocession

Alice EKMAN, in "Affaires étrangères" on France Culture
20 years after its retrocession to China, the 1st July 1997, what are the political and institutionnal autonomy guaranties for Hong Kong, while...
24 May 2017

Menace islamiste, loi martiale, ... que se passe-t-il aux Philippines?

Sophie BOISSEAU du ROCHER, interview by Clémence Olivier for Europe 1
Philippines' President wants to limit islamist groups' capacity after several attacks in the South of the country.
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...