France’s recently launched Indo-Pacific strategy has attracted many critical and sarcastic comments.
Russia’s Energy Strategy-2035: Struggling to Remain Relevant Russie.Nei.Reports, No. 28, Ifri, December 2019
Russia’s Energy Strategy to 2035 (ES-2035) enters, finally, the home stretch. The Ministry of Energy submitted its version of the document to the Russian Government in early October 2019.
A World of Law? / France and Germany: What's Behind the Mask Politique étrangère, Vol. 84, No. 4, Winter 2019
What is the role of law in international relations today that increasingly seem to favour assertions of power?
South Africa held general elections in May 2019. The African National Congress (ANC) emerged victorious, but failed to win over a majority of registered voters.
Law: An Economic and Geopolitical Weapon of the United States Politique étrangère, Vol. 84, No. 4, Winter 2019
From the 2000s, the United States has developed an extraterritorial legal policy that began with fighting corruption but has since broadened considerably.
The Aachen Treaty: The Promise of Convergence for a Divided Couple Politique étrangère, Vol. 84, No. 4, Winter 2019
The numerous commitments made in the Aachen Treaty concealed a wide range of disagreements over defense, the future of the European Union, economic policies, relations with Russia, and so on.
Is a 'Reset' Between France and Russia Needed and, If So, Is It Possible? Russia Matters, December 9, 2019
As Emmanuel Macron hosts Angela Merkel, Vladimir Zelenskiy, and Vladimir Putin for a summit aimed at resolving the Ukraine conflict, it is worth taking stock of the French leader’s Russia policy to try to discern what Paris’s policy toward Moscow can and cannot achieve.
The Battle Heats Up: Climate Issues in the 2020 US Presidential Election Édito Énergie, December 2019
Environmental issues have frequently enjoyed bipartisan support in American history: the Clean Air Act was enacted in 1963 under Democratic President Johnson, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was established in 1970 under Republican President Nixon.
Historically, the Franco-German “couple” provided a justification for the European project, and for the Europe that emerged from the collapse of the bipolar order.
In 2017, the coming to power of João Lourenço put an end to nearly four decades of rule by the former head of state, José Eduardo Dos Santos.