137 Shades of Terrorism. French Jihadists Before the Courts Focus stratégique, No. 79 bis, April 2018
This study, based on original judicial sources, assesses the profiles of 137 individuals sentenced in France for cases related to jihadism.
Although the first and foremost domain in the history of warfare, Land power has been dissociated from the concept of “strategic forces” for some time now, as these generally referred to long-range and/or high-yield strike capabilities, above all nuclear weapons.
The ability to penetrate remote and contested theaters of operation is a crucial asset for any expeditionary military power.
La guerre nucléaire limitée : un renouveau stratégique américain Focus stratégique, No. 77, November 2017
Over the past few years, a debate on possible scenarios of limited nuclear weapons use has surfaced again in the United States. Russian nuclear saber-rattling since 2014 and the growing tensions in the Korean peninsula have led Washington to reassess its own ability to deter, or respond...
Nowadays, numerous actors are involved in military cooperation programs aiming to strengthen African armies and to build special partnerships. These programs provide trainings and the deployment of military counselors, as well as material and financial support to different sub-Saharan...
As Democratic Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) continuous development of non-conventional weapons and challenges of the international community reaches a new level, Republic of Korea (ROK) appears more than ever as the frontline state on which most of North-East Asia security depends.
As the prospect of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union raises increasing challenges to its international position, as well as major divisions at home, the future of British defense policy seems more uncertain than ever.
La politique française de soutien aux exportations d'armement : raisons et limites d'un succès Focus stratégique, No. 73, June 2017
During François Hollande’s five-year term French defense exports have reached quite spectacular results. Arms sales abroad have increased at least fourfold since 2012, when the former presidential team came to power.
La survivabilité sur le champ de bataille : entre technologie et manœuvre Focus stratégique, No. 72, March 2017
The concept of survivability is central to the design of combat vehicles and to the elaboration of doctrines for the employment of military forces.