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The European Union: Caught Between the United States and China Politique étrangère, Vol. 86, No. 3, Autumn 2021
The United States and the European Union (EU) are now both in agreement regarding China – long viewed benevolently – as a systemic rival in the international order.
German Foreign Policy: Caught Between Multilateralism and Germany First Politique étrangère, Vol. 86, No. 3, Autumn 2021
Underneath the rhetoric of commitment to a multilateral order, Germany's policy seems to be mainly structured around its national interests.
Climate and International Trade: The Clash of Powers Politique étrangère, Vol. 86, No. 3, Autumn 2021
The fight against climate change has a major economic dimension. With climate neutrality as their new objective, the major powers are counting on green industrial policy, and trying to contain the emissions related to their imports.
Is Joe Biden’s United States (US) returning to multilateral, traditional diplomacy? This more open stance does not eliminate either its domestic problems or the divergence in interests separating the US from the Europeans: how will open diplomacy fit in with the priority of defending US...
Germany/European Union: Angela Merkel’s Ambiguous Legacy Politique étrangère, Vol. 86, No. 3, Autumn 2021
Angela Merkel is ending her fourth term as German Chancellor. Although she has made a number of statements demonstrating her commitment to the European project, her record in this area nevertheless appears to be mixed.
Conflicts in the EastMed: From Germany’s and France’s Conflicting Strategies to a Dual Approach Briefings de l'Ifri, September 3, 2021
France, China and the BRI: The challenge of conditional engagement « in Stephen Minas and Vassilis Ntousas (eds.), The European Union and China’s Belt and Road: Impact, Engagement and Competition, Routledge Studies in European Foreign Policy series, Routledge, London, 2021, pp. 153-169
Moving away from its traditional low-profile attitude, China has gradually shifted to a muscular foreign policy in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis and the resulting change in the global balance of power.
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 studies the collaboration of both countries in the...
For its 40th edition, RAMSES 2022. Beyond Covid...