COVID-19 acts as a catalyst in international relations.
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.
The unforeseeable COVID-19 crisis raises fundamental questions on a number of levels.
An irreplaceable reservoir of biodiversity and freshwater, the Amazon basin has become extremely important in this age of climate disruption.
The geopolitical shadow of the Gulf now extends far beyond the Middle East as a function the external dealings of Iran and the countries of the Arabian Peninsula.
The economies of the Persian Gulf are highly dependent on their petrol exports, particularly to Asia.
South Africa held general elections in May 2019. The African National Congress (ANC) emerged victorious, but failed to win over a majority of registered voters.
Law: An Economic and Geopolitical Weapon of the United States Politique étrangère, Vol. 84, No. 4, Winter 2019
From the 2000s, the United States has developed an extraterritorial legal policy that began with fighting corruption but has since broadened considerably.
The Aachen Treaty: The Promise of Convergence for a Divided Couple Politique étrangère, Vol. 84, No. 4, Winter 2019
The numerous commitments made in the Aachen Treaty concealed a wide range of disagreements over defense, the future of the European Union, economic policies, relations with Russia, and so on.
Historically, the Franco-German “couple” provided a justification for the European project, and for the Europe that emerged from the collapse of the bipolar order.