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07 Feb 2020

France to spell out post-Brexit nuclear weapons strategy

By: Corentin BRUSTLEIN, quoted by RFI. 

France, the European Union's sole nuclear power since Britain's exit from the bloc, will unveil Friday how it intends to use its atomic arsenal as a deterrent in an increasingly unstable world.

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03 Feb 2020

How can global governance be fixed in an age of upheaval?

Ifri’s Executive Chairman Thierry de Montbrial spoke at the 20th World Knowledge Forum in Seoul on September 25, 2019 with Robin Niblett, Chatham House's director, Ed Feulner, The Heritage Foundation's Founder and Former President and Feng Zhu,...

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23 Jan 2020

Europe in the Face of US-China Rivalry A Report of the European Think-tank Network on China (ETNC), January 2020


Navigating the mounting tensions between the United States and China is a geopolitical minefield. Is Europe up to the challenge?

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18 Dec 2019

China’s Smart Cities: The New Geopolitical Battleground Etudes de l'Ifri, December 2019

“Smart city” development has become a fashionable policy and research topic. A growing number of central and local governments in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America, in partnership with companies from diverse sectors (construction,...

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16 Dec 2019

India’s Space Program - International Competition and Evolution Asie.Visions, No. 111, December 2019

By: Rajeswari Pillai RAJAGOPALAN

India’s space program has grown and evolved significantly in the last five decades. The program originally focused on developing space assets that provided direct developmental benefits, for example telecommunications and remote sensing...

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10 Dec 2019

Russia’s Energy Strategy-2035: Struggling to Remain Relevant Russie.Nei.Reports, No. 28, Ifri, December 2019

By: Tatiana MITROVA, Vitaly YERMAKOV

Russia’s Energy Strategy to 2035 (ES-2035) enters, finally, the home stretch. The Ministry of Energy submitted its version of the document to the Russian Government in early October 2019.

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06 Dec 2019

The Battle Heats Up: Climate Issues in the 2020 US Presidential Election Édito Énergie, December 2019


Environmental issues have frequently enjoyed bipartisan support in American history: the Clean Air Act was enacted in 1963 under Democratic President Johnson, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was established in 1970 under...

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03 Dec 2019

The Development of Hydrocarbons in East Africa: Political and Security Challenges Notes de l'Ifri, December 2019

East Africa has the potential to experience a gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) export boom in the coming years due to several projects that have been released. 

11 Feb 2020

Anna Myroniuk: Peace in Donbas can’t mean capitulating to Russia

Tatiana KASTOUEVA-JEAN, quoted by Anna Myroniuk on Kyiv Post
Editor’s Note: This opinion piece was written based on the experience of Kyiv Post staff writer Anna Myroniuk, a native of Donetsk, on a trip to...
08 Feb 2020

France to spell out nuclear plan

Corentin BRUSTLEIN, quoted by the Taipei Times.
A researcher said that ‘the balance is shifting, including in countries such as Germany’ on the role of nuclear weapons in Europe’s strategic...
07 Feb 2020

France to spell out post-Brexit nuclear weapons strategy

Corentin BRUSTLEIN, quoted by RFI
France, the European Union's sole nuclear power since Britain's exit from the bloc, will unveil Friday how it intends to use its atomic arsenal as a...
04 Dec 2019

NATO Took Some Knocks But Survives Its 70th Anniversary Party

NATO’s 70th turned out to be less like a birthday party and more a Thanksgiving dinner for a large dysfunctional family: Not all of them got on, a...
03 Dec 2019

Emmanuel Macron's openness toward Russia is testing the patience of...

Thierry de MONTBRIAL, quoted by Jim Bittermann on CNN
Paris (CNN) - Nobody likes to hear that an old friend is "brain dead," so perhaps it's not surprising that France's allies seem to be going through...
03 Dec 2019

France says EU ready to respond strongly to latest US tariff threat...

French Finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday that the US threat to impose duties of up to 100% on ‎€2.17 billion in imports from France was...