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04 Nov 2017

Artificial Intelligence, The New Chess Piece Of Geopolitics

By: Julien NOCETTI, an article in Le Monde. English edition on Worldcrunch.com

China, Russia and the U.S. see potential and risks. And for now, there's still no form of governance to oversee AI development — technology moves faster than diplomacy.

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04 Nov 2017

China and the “Definition Gap”: Shaping Global Governance in Words

By: Alice EKMAN, article posted on the Asan Forum

Increasingly, China’s diplomacy is using key words commonly used by liberal democracies, but the meaning differs greatly. This evolution is changing the terms of the debate without changing a single term.

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26 Oct 2017

Japan-Russia: The Limits of a Strategic Rapprochement Russie.Nei.Visions, No. 104, Ifri, October 2017

By reinforcing hostility between Russia and the West, the Ukraine crisis has shone a spotlight on the limits and contradictions of any Russo-Japanese rapprochement. Russia has grown more dependent on China, just as Japan has become more reliant...

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18 Oct 2017

Where is the U.S. nuclear arsenal headed?

By: Jon WOLFSTHAL

An interview with Jon WOLFSTHAL, nonresident scholar, Nuclear Policy Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

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17 Nov 2017

Diplomacy as Diaspora Management: The Case of India and the Gulf States Asie.Visions, No. 95, November 2017

By: Mélissa LEVAILLANT

In today’s world, diaspora management and diplomacy have become increasingly enmeshed, reflecting the growing interconnections between domestic and international issues.

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17 Oct 2017

Zimbabwe in Dubious Battle: The Unexpected Consequences of Western Sanctions Notes de l'Ifri, October 2017

By: Vittoria MORETTI

The aim of this paper is to assess how an African country deals on the long run with the decline of international aid and foreign direct investment. This paper is a contribution to the debate about the effectiveness of the international...

12 Dec 2017

France’s Macron takes lead in climate change battle, with the U.S....

PARIS — The United States may have withdrawn from the Paris climate change accord, but on Tuesday dozens of world leaders and philanthropists met to...
04 Dec 2017

100 years after independence from Moscow, Finland anchored firmly to...

Barbara KUNZ, quoted by Helene Dauschy for France 24 (source AFP)
HELSINKI (AFP) - A century after gaining independence from its powerful neighbour Russia, Finland continues to consolidate its ties to the West, as...
04 Nov 2017

China and the “Definition Gap”: Shaping Global Governance in Words

Alice EKMAN, article posted on the Asan Forum
Increasingly, China’s diplomacy is using key words commonly used by liberal democracies, but the meaning differs greatly. This evolution is changing...
04 Nov 2017

Artificial Intelligence, The New Chess Piece Of Geopolitics

Julien NOCETTI, an article in Le Monde. English edition on Worldcrunch.com
China, Russia and the U.S. see potential and risks. And for now, there's still no form of governance to oversee AI development — technology moves...
11 Oct 2017

Russia–Saudi Arabia. King Salman's Visit to Moscow: New Axis or...

Julien NOCETTI, guest of the program "Les Enjeux internationaux" on France Culture
King Salman received at the Kremlin with his 1,000-strong delegation, including 100 businessmen. King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud's official visit...
28 Sep 2017

Abe dissolves Japan Parliament ahead of snap elections

Céline PAJON, quoted by Emily Tamkin in Foreign Policy
On Thursday, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved Japan’s parliament, the starting pistol for the snap elections he called a year early to...