The Arab Spring has shaken dysfunctional states that were built upon the recurrent use of violence.
General El-Sisi’s Egypt: Reaction and Revolutionary Aspirations Politique étrangère, Vol. 83, No. 1, Spring 2018
The Egyptian presidential election of spring 2018 will, in all likelihood, result in Abdel Fattah El-Sisi maintaining power, given the tight control over the opposition.
The election of Donald Trump is a symptom of a general crisis in international liberal order.
Donald Trump is disrupting the established world order. But, despite his provocative declarations, is he really looking to challenge it?
North Korea-US: How Far Will the Confrontation Go? Politique étrangère, Vol. 82, No. 4, Winter 2017-2018
Since Kim Jong-Un came to power, the North Korean regime has significantly strengthened its nuclear and ballistic capabilities.
Angela Merkel is gaining thanks to her international standing and the weakness of her Social-Democrat opponent.
The African National Congress or the Difficulty of Exercising Power Politique étrangère, Vol. 82, No. 3, Autumn 2017
The African National Congress (ANC), which has governed South Africa since the end of apartheid, is in decline.
Over the course of the next few years, France will have to renew its nuclear arsenal to ensure that it remains a credible dissuasion in the eyes of its potential enemies.
Since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, the peninsula’s demographics have changed. Thousands have left and new arrivals – Ukrainians fleeing conflict in the east of their country and Russians – have moved in.