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Thursday 11 July 2024
Paul WOHRER, quoted by Rudy Ruitenberg for DefenseNews

Europe restored sovereign access to space with the first launch of the Ariane 6 heavy-lift rocket on Tuesday, after years of delays and retirement of the previous launcher had left the continent...

Monday 08 July 2024

America has protected Europe with is nuclear umbrella for more than 70 years. In the era of Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, the continent is quietly debating a different nuclear future.

Monday 08 July 2024
Céline PAJON, cited by Gabriel Dominguez for the Japan Times

France is headed for a hung parliament after none of the political parties that contested Sunday’s parliamentary runoff vote managed to secure an outright majority — a situation that could put the...

Monday 10 June 2024
Dimitri MINIC, quoted by Robyn Dixon in The Washington Post

To be sure government spending reaches the battlefield in Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin is suddenly putting high priority on purging Defense Ministry officials accused of corruption. Russia's...

Thursday 06 June 2024
Marc JULIENNE, cited by Andrew Jones for SpaceNews

On April 25, a Long March 2F rocket briefly lit up the dark desert sky above Jiuquan Spaceport in northwest China, carrying three Shenzhou-18 astronauts to the Tiangong space station. Such...

Wednesday 29 May 2024
Marie KRPATA , quoted by Sophia Khatsenkova in "Euronews"

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Germany would not prohibit Ukrainian attacks on Russian military targets, saying Ukraine "is allowed to defend itself."

Monday 03 April 2023

Despite some shouting and hiccups here and there, the European Green Deal has become the common framework for any discussion on energy and climate in Europe. ​

Tuesday 29 March 2022

The 2022 French presidential election is of particular importance: given the outbreak of war in Ukraine and the exacerbation of international tensions, the next five years will be decisive for...

Monday 09 November 2020

Ifri launches its Geopolitics of Technology program which takes a resolutely European approach to international issues related to so-called...

Sunday 22 March 2020

We were deeply saddened to learn that our friend and colleague, Professor Aileen S.P. Baviera from the University of the Philippines, passed away on March 21, 2020 due to complications resulting...

Tuesday 04 February 2020

Launched in 2008, the University of Pennsylvania’s Global Go-To Think Tanks Index Report 2019 has just been released. Ranked in the top three most influential think tanks in the...

Thursday 31 January 2019

For the second consecutive year IFRI is ranked 2nd most influential institute in the world according to the 13th edition of the ...

Following the 18 May Franco-German initiative and ahead of next week's critical presentation (27 May) by the European Commission of the European recovery plan aligned with the carbon neutrality...

COVID-19 works as a catalyst for international relations. It accelerates and amplifies previously latent geopolitical trends.

Here is a series of Ifri...

Economic recovery measures taken by several governments in the world so far are not aligned with the Paris Agreement. Yet some governments took important steps in the right direction but they are...

The global economy is shaken by the consequences of the Covid-19 outbreak in major global economies which increasingly impacts demand, supply chains and trade.

The Think Thank 7 (T7) is an engagement group that brings together the leading Think Tanks from the G7 countries in order to analyze and make recommendations on key issues of the G7 presidency....

The 16th edition of Ifri's annual conference on the United States, organized by Ifri's North America Program on December 7th, 2017, reviewed the key...