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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....

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...
10 Jun 2016

Nervous France opens Euro 2016 games

In Europe, "Hollande is considered as domestically weak, he's not considered as a leader who can revolutionise France," Vivien Pertusot, the head of...
04 Jun 2016

In France, are soldiers outside the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre...

Sentinel represents a watershed development in French military operations. For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the number of French...
02 Jun 2016

A facist America?

Are the United States at risk of giving into a totalitarian drift embodied by Donald Trump?