As Europeans get ready for their summer holidays, the Covid-19 pandemic seems to be winding down, despite hotspots cropping up here and there. However, we are not safe from the next wave. After so many careless speeches, nobody dares to make any more precise forecasts. In any case, any...
The French Military Planning Act for the years 2019-2025, is “dedicated” to men and women in the services, showing how crucial the human factor is for the armed forces.
Captain in the Storm: Challenges and Opportunities for the German EU Council Presidency Notes du Cerfa, No. 152, Ifri, July 2020
The German Presidency of the Council of the European Union begins on July 1, 2020 at a time of acute crisis. It is facing unprecedented challenges and organizational constraints in a context marked by high expectations from its European partners.
Making Sense of India’s Citizenship Amendment Act 2019: Process, Politics, Protests Asie.Visions, No. 114, June 2020
India's new citizenship law is an outcome of Hindutva Constitutionalism that legitimizes the notion of Hindu victimhood. While the opposition to the law has been vocal, it has remained fragmented.
The Belt and Road: China's "Community of Destiny" for Southeast Asia? Asie.Visions, No. 113, June 2020
As a frontline zone and a pivot, Southeast Asia is both a testing ground and a showcase of China’s ambitions in developing a grand cooperative scheme. Creating mutually positive linkages is crucial for both partners, if not for the same reasons.
In 2016, Donald Trump ran as the candidate for change, and, once elected, he set about deconstructing the legacy of his predecessors.
The results of the US presidential election in November 2020 are very uncertain.
COVID-19 acts as a catalyst in international relations.
The COVID-19 crisis has hit the countries of the European Union (EU) hard.
Nuclear Multipolarity: Myths and Realities of Competition Politique étrangère, Vol. 85, No. 2, Summer 2020
The term “arms race” does not accurately reflect the events of the Cold War, let alone the multipolar logics that have followed it.