Are we returning to “The German Question”, which we thought had been dealt with at unification? Although “The German Question” has deep historical roots, its return is indicative of a European crisis: economic fractures, institutions in deadlock, relative withdrawal of France and the UK on...
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Movements of African people, being within their countries, on the continent or heading Europe, have numerous and ancient causes. The term “migration” covers a plurality of situations with many internal as well as international implications. Therefore, reasons to migrate deserve a careful...
Migration in Africa is a major concern, but largely for Africans alone. To adequately study the question of international migration, one must look beyond Europe’s current predicament. Through its dossier on “Migrations in Africa: Another Look”, this issue of Politique...
The Kurdish military’s recent history immediately brings to mind images of its mythical female fighters, and of its real victories against Daesh. But its successes have been primarily in Syria. In Iraq, the Kurdish military has been hindered by poor preparation, lack of effective weaponry, and...
The financial system has become too complex to be controlled at state level.
The German Debate on Country’s Security: Different Discourse, Same Paradigm Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 4, Winter 2015
Recent debates in Germany about the future of the country’s security and foreign policy have aroused interest abroad, especially in France.
The Right to Compensation at the ICC: Promises and Uncertainties Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 4, Winter 2015
The establishment of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has made it possible for the victim to be fully recognized in international trials, with the assertion of the right to compensation for acts of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes.
The Atlantic Partnership’s Trial of Multipolarity: End of Illusions Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 4, Winter 2015
European solidarity seems to be breaking down just as Europe is becoming a lesser factor in American strategy and alongside the proliferation of divergent poles affirming the differences of interests on the international scene.
International Criminal Justice at 70: Between the Iron and Golden Ages Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 4, Winter 2015
The modern principle of international criminal justice goes back to Nuremberg and its highly specific historical context. The 1990s marks a decade of renaissance, for former Yugoslavia and Rwanda in particular.
Assessing the Achievements of International Criminal Justice / A New Era of Oil Abundance? Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 4, Winter 2015
Born from the ashes of two world wars, the concept of international criminal justice took nearly half a century to become anchored in institutions and legal concepts that are independent of specific conflicts. The International Criminal Tribunal for the...