On September 26, 2021, German Federal Elections will be held, and mark the end of the Merkel...
How Strong is the Taiwan-US-Japan Triangle?
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Recent months have seen the United States and its allies step up their assertiveness toward China, with support voiced for Taiwan, a new deal to provide Australia with nuclear submarines and a new European strategy for increased presence in the...
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French admiral says US has broken a pact among nuclear powers on the UN Security Council by agreeing to sell nuclear submarines.
AUKUS, the Indo-Pacific, and France’s Role: Fluctuat Nec Mergitur Article published by the Russian International Affairs Council
The announcement of the new AUKUS alliance between Australia, the UK and the U.S. came as a shock for France.
In Kenya, corruption results from a confusion of public and private interests that is specific to the neo-patrimonial logic in place since British colonization. The strong moral and political ethnicity that characterizes the country fuels an...
Conflicts in the EastMed: From Germany’s and France’s Conflicting Strategies to a Dual Approach Briefings de l'Ifri, September 2021
From Friends to Partners? The Changing Nature of Sino-Tanzanian Relations Notes de l'Ifri, September 2021
Since the post-colonial period, China and Tanzania have maintained a close diplomatic relationship. This note offers a subtle analysis of the changing relationship between both countries since the 1960s. It assesses the economic ties and...
CCUS in Europe: A New Role and Implications for France and Germany Briefings de l'Ifri, August 25, 2021
A second wave of projects is under development, and it is much different from the 2000 wave. While Norway, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands are at its forefront, France and Germany have major competencies, and many projects could be...
The Franco-German relationship is more important than ever in order to deal with international crises and to develop a common European Foreign and Security Policy.
Russia: Can Economic Difficulties Weaken the Political System? Russie.Nei.Visions, No. 123, Ifri, August 2021
Year after year, Russian liberal politicians and experts have been promising radical changes in Russia’s economics and politics, which, they believed, would lead to the collapse of the Putin regime.
The Changing Landscape of European Cloud Computing: Gaia-X, the French National Strategy, and EU Plans
Non-European cloud service providers host the vast majority of European data, which is viewed as an economic as well as a political problem. Gaia-X, European governments and the European Union aim to bolster the European cloud market while...
The United States is the linchpin of Taiwan’s security. Under Donald Trump’s presidency, as...
In 2030, half of the African population will be living in urban agglomerations. Rapid urban...