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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...
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 carried out in these countries.
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 China dilemma from Trump to Biden: one consensus and three worldviews Asie.Visions, No. 122, July 2021
The United States underwent a fundamental transformation in its stance on China during the Trump presidency.
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 responding to data privacy and cybersecurity concerns....
On July 20, 2021, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan celebrated with his Turkish Cypriot counterpart Ersin Tatar the 47th anniversary of the Turkish military intervention in Northern Cyprus. This ceremony marks the strategic reinvestment of the Cypriot file by Turkey.
Towards Geopolitical German Development Cooperation? Recent History, Current Trends, and Future Prospects Notes du Cerfa, No. 165, Ifri, July 2021
German development cooperation (GDC) in a post-Merkel era can be expected to become more geopolitical. Recently adopted German policy documents like the Indo-Pacific guidelines as well as the support to the geopolitical ambition of the European Commission suggest such a tendency for future...