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30 May 2021

Destination Moon: is it time for us to send astronauts back?

By: Florian VIDAL, and José Halloy, article published in The Conversation

The series For All Mankind (2019) is a fictional alternate history that imagines a world where the Soviet Union was the first power to send an astronaut to the moon. From that starting point, the two rival superpowers compete to...

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28 May 2021

The regional economic order: Four scenarios Future Insights Series, National Security College, Australian National University, May 2021

What will the economic order in the Indo-Pacific region look like twenty years from now? What are the major trends shaping it, and how are they likely to evolve in the near future?

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21 May 2021

Tensions at Sea in East Asia: A Japanese View on Chinese Lawfare Practices Lettre du Centre Asie, No. 91, 21 May 2021

By: Koji TSURUOKA

Tensions at sea are growing and multiplying both in the East and the South China Seas.

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06 May 2021

France vs. Turkey in the EastMed: A Geopolitical Rivalry between a “Keeper” of the Old Order and a Challenging Emergent Power Briefings de l'Ifri, May 2021

By: Jana JABBOUR

The Franco-Turkish standoff is first and foremost a geopolitical contest for influence in the EastMed area. It must be understood in light of Turkey’s rise as an emergent power in quest for geostrategic autonomy and France’s unease with Ankara...

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03 May 2021

Russia and Turkey. Strategic Partners and Rivals Russie.Nei.Reports, No. 35, Ifri, May 2021

The extraordinarily troublesome year 2020 tested many international institutions and bilateral ties, but few experienced sharper challenges than the complex relations between Russia and Turkey, which have a strong impact on crisis developments...

17 Jun 2021

China Space Station First Step in Country's Plans to Colonize Space

Marc JULIENNE, cité par John Feng pour Newsweek.
China's far-reaching ambition for a permanent presence in outer space began in earnest on Thursday with the launch of its first crew bound for a new...
07 Jun 2021

Army colonel sworn in as Mali president as tensions with Paris grow

Assimi Goïta vows to uphold republican regime and democracy in Mali.
03 Jun 2021

France Halts Joint Military Operations with Mali Over Coup

Elie TENENBAUM, quoted by Voice of America / AFP
PARIS - France said Thursday it would suspend joint military operations with Malian forces after the West African country's second coup in nine...
30 May 2021

Destination Moon: is it time for us to send astronauts back?

Florian VIDAL, and José Halloy, article published in The Conversation
The series For All Mankind (2019) is a fictional alternate history that imagines a world where the Soviet Union was the first power to send an...
18 May 2021

As Europe's interest in the Indo-Pacific grows, is Japan ready to...

Céline PAJON, quoted by Satoshi Sugiyama in the Japan Times
Alarmed by China’s rising power, its frictions with neighboring countries in the East and South China seas, allegations of human rights abuses in the...
26 Apr 2021

Chad’s president Déby killed ‘on the frontline’

François GAULME, quoted by Neil Munshi, Victor Mallet and Katrina Manson in Financial Times
President Déby was killed while visiting troops on the frontline, according to an army spokesman.