ASEAN at 50: Half a Century of Unique Experience Politique étrangère, Vol. 82, No. 2, Summer 2017
In its fifty-year existence, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has developed a complex, progressive and balanced approach to regional integration. Rather than the European Union’s far-reaching statements of ever-closer union, ASEAN combines highly diverse economic and political strategies of different States whose main priority is to safeguard sovereignty.
The “Asian Way” has proven itself to be very particular, and probably very well adapted. But how will it fare against the rising power of China?
Debate around economic and budget policy in the Eurozone has been reopened with decisive elections now on the horizon, and following the European Commission and the Central Bank’s adjustments to previous decisions. In the Counter Analysis section two visions are set out, each based on opposing analyses of the notions of debt and growth. These constitute a key debate for the revival of the entire European construction.
Is Crimea the new black hole of Europe? An original and highly-documented article details the multiple issues the peninsula is facing, for which Russian annexation has provided no solutions.
Also in the No.2/2017 edition of Politique étrangère, post-coup d’état and post-referendum Turkey; ISIS outside of the Islamic State territory; and conflicts in Africa, poorly understood or misinterpreted by the West due to misaligned perspectives.
CASE FILE. ASEAN at 50: Half a Century of Unique Experience
Introduction, by Françoise Nicolas and Sophie Boisseau du Rocher
The ASEAN in Search of a Regional Identity, by Yann Roche
The Concept and Practice of ASEAN “Centrality”, by Termsak Chalermpalanupap
ASEAN, Burmese Refugees, and Human Rights, by Anja Jetschke
COUNTER ANALYSIS The Euro Zone: Beneath the Debts, Economic Growth?
European Policies and the Future of Euro, by Paolo Guerrieri
Stability and Growth in the Euro Zone: Lessons from Experience, by Alain Fabre
Turkey, From the Coup d’Etat to the Referendum, by Ahmet Insel
Another Threat from the Islamic State, by Philippe Bannier
The Dark Side of Africa’s Local Conflicts, by François Gaulme
Italy Caught between Industrial Decline and Political Powerlessness, by Martino Avanti
Directed by Marc Hecker
Migrations, une nouvelle donne, by Catherine Wihtol de Wenden
Au-delà de la crise des migrants : décentrer le regard, by Cris Beauchemin and Mathieu Ichou (ed.), by Corinne Balleix