Dating back to the first test in 1964, the Chinese nuclear force modernization process is motivated by other nuclear powers’ modernization across the years, mostly from the United States and the Soviet Union, but also by domestic factors such as economic debates and tensions in the scientific...
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Cyberspace Governance in China: Evolution, Features and Future Trends Asie.Visions, No. 129, juillet 2022
As China’s political relations with most of the world’s technologically advanced states have worsened, Beijing has put in place the world’s most comprehensive regulatory and administrative system for governing cyberspace.
Le retour de la haute intensité en Ukraine : quels enseignements pour les forces terrestres ? Focus stratégique, No. 111, July 2022
After twenty years of counter-terrorism, the Ukrainian battlefield marks the renewal of so-called “high-intensity” warfare. It constitutes a major strategic turning point, reversing the contemporary model of wars involving the West.
Cercles dirigeants russes : infaillible loyauté au système Poutine ? Russie.NEI.Reports, No. 38, Ifri, July 2022
Despite the unprecedented sanctions against Russia following Vladimir Putin's decision to invade Ukraine on February 24, 2022, no important member of Russia's ruling circles has defected.
Building Bridges over the Blue Pacific. Beyond Marine Protected Areas – A Europe-Oceania Cooperation Briefings de l’Ifri, 22 July 2022
The “new scramble for the Pacific” is characterized by a race for the control of maritime space and resources, oscillating between ocean grabbing and ocean commoning.
New government in Canberra: A reset for Australia’s Indo-Pacific approach? Lettre du Centre Asie , No. 98, 13 July 2022
Following the May Federal election, Australia has its first centre-left government in close to a decade, led by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.
The German Industrial Power in Danger: The Double Shock of Energy Transition and Geopolitical Risk Notes du Cerfa, No. 170, July 2022
The German manufacturing industry at the heart of the German economic activity has been confronted in the past years with conjunctural shocks, which question its existence on the German territory: the energy transition which hinders it in the short term to resort to fossile energy from Germany...
China, the United States, and the European Union (EU) are currently developing strategies for semiconductors aimed at financing R&D and the installation of new factories on their territories, in particular through subsidies. The EU Chips Act, announced in February 2022, represents a...
Five Years after China’s Plastic Import Ban: Have Europeans Taken Responsibility? Briefings de l'Ifri, July 4, 2022
After the 2017 Chinese waste import ban, the international and European Union (EU) legislative framework on waste exports has been revised.
Entre soutien et conflits, les échanges agricoles transatlantiques depuis 1945 Potomac Papers, No. 44, June 2022
Agriculture is an area of strategic importance, where relations between the United States and the European Union (EU) vary from solidarity to competition.