Poverty, a major consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, is set to increase exponentially throughout the world, even though it was supposed to disappear in its most extreme form by 2030.
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Politique étrangère is a journal of debate and analysis of major international issues. It is the oldest French journal in this field. The first edition dates back to 1936 under the aegis of Centre d’études de politique étrangère (Centre for the Study of Foreign Policy). Since 1979, it has been edited by Ifri.
Its purpose is to highlight all aspects of the ongoing debates in international relations, to put forward an in-depth analysis of current affairs and to be a stable reference tool for academic circles, decision-makers and the civil society. Each issue includes at least two sections related to an event or a specific dimension of international debate as well as several articles focusing on deciphering topical issues.
In Politique étrangère, much space is devoted to current affairs in international relations that are developed both in French and foreign publications.
Development and Fight against Poverty: from Reconciliation to Scaling Up Politique étrangère, Vol. 86, No. 1, Spring 2021
Rich countries have committed $ 12 trillion to tackle COVID-19 at national level. Official development assistance only represents $ 150 billion per year.
Chinese Diplomacy: from “Fighting Spirit” to “Warrior Wolf” Politique étrangère, Vol. 86, No. 1, Spring 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has led China to develop aggressive communication, with diplomatic missions using social media extensively to spread a positive image of Chinese achievements and to criticize Western countries.
COVID-19 in Africa: A Continent’s Response to a Global Crisis Politique étrangère, Vol. 85, No. 4, Winter 2020-2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has struck Africa less than expected.
Latin American governments have not responded consistently to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On the brink of Brexit, what form will it take? British and European negotiators might prefer a bad deal to no deal, but would this avoid the significant disruption in trade with the European Union that no new trade deal could make up for?
Turkey: An Emerging Power without the Resources to Match Its Ambitions Politique étrangère, Vol. 85, No. 4, Winter 2020-2021
Turkey is adopting an increasingly hostile stance towards Western countries. Its activities in the eastern Mediterranean and in Libya demonstrate this.
UK/EU Relations after Brexit: Why Breaking Up Is Hard to Do Politique étrangère, Vol. 85, No. 4, Winter 2020-2021
Despite the posturing, both the United Kingdom and the European Union are trying to reach a deal. However, London’s cliffedge strategy and Brussels’ control of the agenda and progress of the negotiations could result in an “any deal is better than no deal”.
This special issue of Politique étrangère focuses on the proceedings of the Conference organized by the French Institute of International Relations (Ifri) for its 40th anniversary, held on April 10th, 2019, in Sorbonne University's Grand Amphithéâtre.
COVID-19: Down with Globalization, Long Live Europe? Politique étrangère, Vol. 85, No. 3, Autumn 2020
Beyond national healthcare systems, COVID-19 questions major global balances, as well as the modes of cooperation underpinning them.