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02 Aug 2018

Moldova between Russia and the West: Internal Divisions behind the Commitment to European Integration Russie.NEI.Visions, No. 110, Ifri, August 2018

By: Ernest VARDANEAN

The traditional characterisation of Moldova as a bridge between two civilisations, Russian Orthodox and the West, seems to have become outdated.

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12 Jul 2018

Jihadist Prisoners: The Fear of Recidivism

By: Marc HECKER, article published in Real Clear World

On July 16, Djamel Beghal is expected to be released from the Rennes-Vezin prison in the west of France. Beghal is a well-known figure in the European jihadist sphere. Born in Algeria in 1965, he settled in France in 1987. Ten years later,...

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10 Jul 2018

Moscow’s Syria Campaign: Russian Lessons for the Art of Strategy Russie.Nei.Visions, No. 109, Ifri, July 2018

By: Dmitry (Dima) ADAMSKY

This monograph argues that the Syrian experience may leave a major imprint on Russian strategic thought and operational art.

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03 Jul 2018

Tailored Assurance: Balancing Deterrence and Disarmament in Responding to NATO-Russia Tension Proliferation Papers, No. 59, July 2018

By: Heather WILLIAMS

The 2018 Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) called for tailoring assurance across America’s allies, including NATO, as part of an overall deterrence and assurance strategy. 

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18 Jun 2018

Navigating the Storm: ‘OPEC+’ Producers Facing Lower Oil Prices Etudes de l'Ifri, June 2018

By: Marc-Antoine EYL-MAZZEGA, (ed.) , Carole MATHIEU, Elodie BERNARD, Philippe COPINSCHI, Saïd NACHET, Isabelle ROUSSEAU

On 22 June 2018, “OPEC+” oil Ministers (Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries members and an ad hoc alliance with several non-OPEC producers, notably with Russia, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan) will...

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12 Jun 2018

New and Emerging LNG Markets: The Demand Shock Etudes de l'Ifri, June 2018

Over the past decade, an increasing number of emerging markets has joined the liquefied natural gas (LNG) import club. 

28 Aug 2018

French environment minister Nicolas Hulot resigns

Marc-Antoine EYL-MAZZEGA, quoted by Harriet Agnew in the Financial Times
Activist hits out at President Macron for taking only ‘small steps’ on green issues in government
02 Aug 2018

The Vienna Compromise

Marc-Antoine EYL-MAZZEGA, article published in WE World Energy
In June, the alliance of producing countries decided to increase the output of crude oil, against the backdrop of a surge in prices and severe...
30 Jul 2018

Super-synergies could arise from cross-border projects

Michel CRUCIANI, interview by David Foxwell for Offshore Wind Journal
Shared projects, shared tenders and joint R&D projects could see low-cost offshore windfarms and interconnectors criss-crossing the North...
12 Jul 2018

Jihadist Prisoners: The Fear of Recidivism

Marc HECKER, article published in Real Clear World
On July 16, Djamel Beghal is expected to be released from the Rennes-Vezin prison in the west of France. Beghal is a well-known figure in the...
06 Jul 2018

France girds for long fight against Islamists in Africa's Sahel

Alain ANTIL, quoted by RFI
Days before French President Emmanuel Macron visited West and Central African leaders this week to talk security, Islamist fighters sent a defiant...
03 Jun 2018

Preserving defence partnerships with US and UK is a key interest for...

Barbara KUNZ, Interview by Erik Eenlo, BNS, Lennart Meri Conference
Nicolas Sarkozy used to promote himself as a transatlanticist or anglophile French president. Emmanuel Macron seems to have taken this approach a...