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13 Apr 2018

Macron, Diplomat: A New French Foreign Policy? Études de l'Ifri, April 2018

By: Thomas GOMART, Marc HECKER, (eds.)

How can we define Emmanuel Macron’s foreign policy since he took office? After Nicolas Sarkozy’s brazen style of “gutsy diplomacy” and François Hollande’s “normal diplomacy”, the eighth president of the Fifth Republic seems to have opted for an...

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13 Apr 2018

"Playing with Molecules": The Italian Approach to Libya Etudes de l'Ifri, April 2018

By: Aldo LIGA

This paper aims to analyse the many ways in which Italy is trying to play with the many Libyan “molecules”, the different parties of a fragmented and collapsing country, and the possible implications of the strategy adopted by the Gentiloni...

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10 Apr 2018

137 Shades of Terrorism. French Jihadists Before the Courts Focus stratégique, No. 79 bis, April 2018

This study, based on original judicial sources, assesses the profiles of 137 individuals sentenced in France for cases related to jihadism.

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13 Apr 2018

More renewables in the European Union? Yes, we can Edito Energie, April 2018

The European Union is about to adopt new renewable energy targets for 2030. While going beyond the initially-planned 27% is absolutely feasible, the EU strategy can only be credible if it is based on a good mix between performance and effort...

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12 Apr 2018

Washington Should Help Europe Achieve 'Strategic Autonomy', Not Fight It

By: Barbara KUNZ, Ronja KEMPIN

In 2016, the European Union issued its Global Strategy, the Union’s latest foreign and security policy strategy document. The strategy “nurtures the ambition of strategic autonomy for the European Union”. American policymakers’...

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01 Apr 2018

From Chechnya to Syria: The Evolution of Russia’s Counter-Terrorist Policy Russie.Nei.Visions, No. 107, Ifri, April 2018

The struggle against terrorism is supposed to be one part of security policy in which Russia has every necessary capability and know-how, and its special services can draw on vast experience without encountering the legal and institutional...

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30 Mar 2018

European Foreign Policy in 2027: Preparing for the Unexpected Workshop Report, French-German Future Dialogue 2017

What risks might the European Union be facing in 2027? Shaken by growing internal agitation as well as wider geopolitical developments, the European Union (EU) needs to redefine its role on the world scene while strengthening its core project....

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22 Mar 2018

China’s National Carbon Market: a Game Changer in the Making? Edito Energie, March 2018

As 2017 drew to close, China officially approved plans for its long-awaited national Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) and the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) outlined some of the implementation details

24 May 2018

Russia, France look for way out of geopolitical deadlock

On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron are due to hold a meeting in St. Petersburg.
15 May 2018

Turkey end French studies in response to call for Koran reform

Turkey has decided to suspend the opening of several French studies departments in its universities, in a context of bilateral tensions after the...
27 Apr 2018

Does China Want the Koreas to Reconcile?

Alice EKMAN, comment for ChinaFile
This Friday, April 27, the South Korean and North Korean leaders will meet in the demilitarized zone dividing their estranged countries to discuss...
24 Apr 2018

French president sweeps into DC with 'more articulated, credible'...

Thomas GOMART, quoted by Paul Pradier on ABC News
PARIS - -- French President Emmanuel Macron has been notably active on the national scene since his election last year, launching initiatives aimed...
22 Apr 2018

Macron takes a risk in courting Trump, but has little to show for it

PARIS — President Emmanuel Macron was put on the spot this year in front of a room full of journalists when one asked, provocatively: Which man is...
12 Apr 2018

Washington Should Help Europe Achieve 'Strategic Autonomy', Not Fight...

Barbara KUNZ, Ronja KEMPIN
In 2016, the European Union issued its Global Strategy, the Union’s latest foreign and security policy strategy document. The strategy “nurtures the...