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03 Jun 2020

Embattled at home, Trump finds himself isolated abroad, too

By: Thomas GOMART, quoted by Steven Erlanger on New York Times

With American cities burning and the coronavirus still raging, killing more people than in any other country, President Trump also has growing problems overseas. He has never before been so isolated and ignored, even mocked.

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07 May 2020

East Asia Security in Flux. What Regional Order Ahead? Études de l'Ifri, May 2020

By: Céline PAJON, Masashi NISHIHARA, (eds.)

In February 2020, the Ifri Center for Asian Studies and the Research Institute for Peace and Security (RIPS) held a conference on the Asian security environment.

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05 May 2020

“Green” or “Brown” Recovery Strategies? A preliminary assessment of policy trends in a selection of countries worldwide

Economic recovery measures taken by several governments in the world so far are not aligned with the Paris Agreement. Yet some governments took important steps in the right direction but they are often insufficient. Two cases stand out : South...

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29 Apr 2020

Covid-19 in Europe-China Relations: A country-level analysis Special Report of the European Think-tank Network on China (ETNC), 29 April 2020

By: John SEAMAN, (ed.) with analysis from , Marc JULIENNE, and European Think-tank Network on China (ETNC) partners

Analysis from 19 countries reveals the complexities of Europe’s relations with China amid the Covid-19 crisis.

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29 Apr 2020

Easing the Lockdown: Some of the Issues Éditoriaux de l'Ifri, April 2020

After my first editorial a month ago (it seems like forever!), I am back with some concise remarks.

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27 Apr 2020

Russia, the Global Sanitary Crisis and Oil Meltdown: Revisiting Power and the Enemy Russia in Global Affairs, April 2020

In global affairs, the Covid-19 virus makes all countries, powers and individuals equal in one dimension: none is immune to or spared from contamination. In an open and interdependent world, we are all exposed to global sanitary and...

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24 Apr 2020

Perspectives on a Hydrogen Strategy for the European Union Etudes de l'Ifri, April 2020

There is now a wide understanding that larger use of clean hydrogen in future can be an important mean to achieve decarbonisation of the European economy.

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09 Apr 2020

Energy, Climate and 
the Covid-19 Shocks: Double or Quits Edito Energie, April 2020

The shocks from COVID-19 likely to affect energy and the climate are multiple and unprecedented in scale and scope.

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05 Jun 2020

U.S. Allies Look on in Dismay While U.S. Rivals Rejoice

Laurence NARDON, quoted by Keith Johnson in Foreign Policy
Trump’s failure to convene a G-7 meeting is only the latest blow to America’s crumbling prestige in the face of nationwide unrest.  When German...
03 Jun 2020

Embattled at home, Trump finds himself isolated abroad, too

Thomas GOMART, quoted by Steven Erlanger on New York Times
With American cities burning and the coronavirus still raging, killing more people than in any other country, President Trump also has growing...
09 May 2020

Allies despair as Trump abandons America's leadership role at a time...

The United States has scaled back its role on the world stage, taken actions that are undermining efforts to battle the coronavirus pandemic and...
02 May 2020

Europe’s relationship with China is now one of mistrust and...

Françoise NICOLAS, Marc JULIENNE, quoted by Lara Marlowe for The Irish Times.
At the start of the pandemic, Europe and China helped one other. Then the mood changed.
01 May 2020

China's Mix of Aggressive and Charming Coronavirus Diplomacy could...

David, an article on Newsweek about the ETNC report published by Ifri in collaboration with the experts of 21 european think tanks
A prominent French think tank has warned that China's so-called "mask diplomacy" amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic threatens to further...
29 Apr 2020

Hubris, Black Swans and the Future of Europe

Thierry de MONTBRIAL, editorial published on Policy Magazine
European Council meetings are seldom exciting. But last week’s virtual gathering showed once again that, despite fears, Europe is moving forward in...