This paper documents new features of Japan's diplomacy that tend to gradually integrate Africa into Japan's strategic interests.
Macron's presidency offers a rare chance to revive the French-German relationship just when Europe needs it most.
The Resurgence of Conflict in Mozambique. Ghosts from the Past and Brakes to Peaceful Democracy Notes de l'Ifri, May 2017
2016 proved to be a most challenging year for Mozambique. Small-scale conflict, which started reappearing between the government and the opposition party Renamo in 2013, intensified over the course of the year, whilst peace negotiations stalled.
Political Targets: Womenomics as an Economic and Foreign Relations Strategy Asie.Visions, No. 92, April 2017
This paper provides an overview of the womenomics strategy launched by Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and shows how a plan designed to mitigate Japan’s demographic crises and labor shortages also evolved into a foreign relations strategy to help manage Japan’s reputation abroad on gender...
It remains difficult to predict who will be the eventual winner of France’s upcoming presidential elections, with the first round to take place April 23 and a runoff between the top two candidates set for May 7.
This book was authored by the Insight_e European consortium, in which the Ifri Center for Energy was involved between 2014 and 2017. It is based on the key research projects carried out over the last three years on the Energy Union, GHG emissions reduction policies, security of gas and...
La survivabilité sur le champ de bataille : entre technologie et manœuvre Focus stratégique, n° 72, mars 2017
The concept of survivability is central to the design of combat vehicles and to the elaboration of doctrines for the employment of military forces.
France’s current presidential campaign has created an unprecedented situation fuelled by revelations and a total absence of restraint, but it has not truly taken account of the disruptions of the last year: Brexit, the attempted coup in Turkey, the election of Donald Trump, the recapturing of...
New Order for Old Triangles? The Russia-China-India Matrix Russie.Nei.Visions, No. 100, Ifri, April 2017
As the US-led international system struggles under the strain of multiple challenges, the complex web of relations between Russia, China, and India will be critical to the formation of a new world order.