article +

04 Dec 2019

NATO Took Some Knocks But Survives Its 70th Anniversary Party

By: Thomas GOMART, quoted by Marc Champion, Onur Ant and Patrick Donahue on Bloomberg

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 few snide...

article +

26 Nov 2019

Budget Dramaturgy

By: Éric-André MARTIN, an article published on Visegrad Insight

The debate on the financial perspectives of the European Union (EU) is traditionally part of a complex dramaturgy, which borders on the cacophony: the proponents of more European solidarity oppose supporters of a fair return, defenders of...

editorial +

25 Nov 2019

What Does It Mean to Be a European Defense Company Today? Éditoriaux de l'Ifri, November 2019

By: Daniel FIOTT

In many ways, defense firms in Europe should be pleased with the recent uptick in defense spending. 

video +

19 Nov 2019

Europe's position in the new world order

Thierry de Montbrial, Executive Chairman of Ifri, is interviewed by Yang RUI for China Global Television Network (CGTN), on the sidelines of the Paris Peace Forum, November 2019. He analyzes the position of Europe in a world...

policy paper +

19 Nov 2019

What Is a Think Tank? A French Perspective Etudes de l'Ifri, November 2019

The French Institute of International Relations (Ifri) celebrated its 40th anniversary in the spring of 2019, in a completely different environment to when it was founded, which was dominated by the competition between the two ...

report +

12 Nov 2019

What Is Digital Power? Etudes de l'Ifri, November 2019

Digital power refers to any actor’s ability to exploit digital data to help influence the behavior of other actors on the international stage and to achieve its own ends. It is about understanding how it influences events in the real world,...

report +

14 Oct 2019

Mutual Reinforcement: CSDP and NATO in the Face of Rising Challenges Focus stratégique, No. 93, October 2019

By: Corentin BRUSTLEIN, (ed.)

Over the past five years, several political and security developments have made it increasingly necessary to look at European Union (EU) / North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) relations through a different lens.

editorial +

08 Oct 2019

The War on Carbon. Five Priorities for the European Green Deal Édito Énergie, 8 October 2019

2019 has marked a fundamental turning point in the energy transition of the European Union (EU). 

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...
26 Nov 2019

Budget Dramaturgy

Éric-André MARTIN, an article published on Visegrad Insight
The debate on the financial perspectives of the European Union (EU) is traditionally part of a complex dramaturgy, which borders on the cacophony:...
03 Oct 2019

France vows sanctions if US goes ahead with planned EU tariffs

France and the European Union are ready to respond "with sanctions" if the United States rejects talks over the Airbus trade dispute, French Finance...
01 Oct 2019

Academic: Higher carbon price needed to ramp up EU biomethane...

Marc-Antoine EYL-MAZZEGA, interview by Frédéric Simon, Euractiv
The price of CO2 credits on Europe’s emissions trading scheme needs to rise to around €50 per tonne in order to drive the long-term development of...