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What foreign policy for Germany after the end of the Merkel era? Allemagne d'aujourd'hui, No. 238, October-December 2021
One cannot help but wonder about Germany’s future foreign policy when one considers both the weight of the Federal Republic and the many crises we face internationally.
This seems like a fitting moment to strengthen European cooperation on defense.
Preparing for 2050: From “Foresight” to “Grand Strategy” Politique étrangère, Vol. 86, No. 4, Winter 2021
China and the United States both have a “grand strategy”: Beijing aspires to be the world’s leading power in 2049, while Washington plans to remain primus inter pares.
What Perspectives for Europe? The Political Parties in Germany and European Integration Allemagne d'aujourd'hui, No. 238, October-December 2021
The grand coalition’s record on European policy is mixed. On budgetary issues, the CDU-CSU and SPD were able to implement the agreements in the coalition agreement, but on fundamental reforms of the European Union, only small steps were taken.
Franco-German Civil Society: Object and Actor of Bilateral Relations. Balance and Perspectives after the Signing of the Treaty of Aachen Visions franco-allemandes, No. 32, December 2021
The treaty signed by France and Germany in Aachen on January 22, 2019 highlights the role of civil society in bilateral cooperation and aims to contribute to "bringing societies [and citizens in both countries] closer together".
China's Rising Trade Activism in ASEAN: Implications for the EU in : Building Europe's Strategic Autonomy vis-à-vis China, Sylvie Bermann and Elvire Fabry (eds.), Report 124, Jacques Delors Institute, December 7, 2021
As the world’s center of gravity has shifted to Asia, the European Union must also be present in the region. In particular, it must develop its relations with Asian countries that have long been neglected to the sole benefit of China -- namely India, but above all the countries of Southeast...
Mineral revenues are the driving force behind Namibia’s economic performance. Namibia is rich in mineral resources which include uranium, diamond, copper, gold, lead, lithium and zinc. However, these mineral riches are not always allocated and utilized in a transparent manner and seem to...
’Delenda est Cotonou ?’ The European Union and the ACP States: A Partnership without Partners Etudes de l'Ifri, November 2021
Although it has largely gone unnoticed in France, the agreement signed on December 3, 2020 between the European Union (EU) and the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (ACP) is a major shift in the long-standing relations between the EU and countries in the Global South. ...
Le cloud défense : défi opérationnel, impératif stratégique et enjeu de souveraineté Focus stratégique, No. 107, November 2021
Cloud computing – or data management – is considered as one of the pillars of the digital transformation of the French Ministry of the Armed Forces.