With over 150 publications issued each year
under an open access policy in French, English, German and Russian,
Ifri enriches the international debate with a constant concern for
objectivity, intellectual rigor, transversality, openness, and support to public and private decision-making.
Ifri publishes four types of electronic publications: Études de l’Ifri, Notes de l’Ifri, Briefings de l’Ifri and Éditoriaux de l’Ifri.
Éditoriaux de l’Ifri is the shortest format. which allows authors to quickly react and deliver their point of view on topical issues.
The Ambitions of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Pacific Lettre du Centre Asie, No. 104, April 5, 2023
In January 2023, the Iranian Navy staged a show of force near the Australian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) amid growing tensions between Tehran and Canberra.
Emmanuel Macron Visits China: Stability in the Taiwan Strait Should be a Priority for France Lettre du Centre Asie, No. 103, April 3, 2023
President Emmanuel Macron will visit China from April 4 to 8 for the first time since 2019 and five months after his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali.
Our world is becoming increasingly contested and unpredictable and we are trending towards a return of great power strategic competition, characterized by more frequent challenges to the established rules-based international order. As a consequence, the risk of interstate conflict continues to...
Attention to the Periphery? Germany and the Pacific Island States Lettre du Centre Asie, No. 102, December 21, 2022
In September 2020, Germany adopted policy guidelines for the Indo-Pacific that comprehensively set out its approach towards this increasingly important region, seeking to diversify partnerships beyond China.
New government in Canberra: A reset for Australia’s Indo-Pacific approach? Lettre du Centre Asie , No. 98, 13 July 2022
Following the May Federal election, Australia has its first centre-left government in close to a decade, led by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.
New Africa France Summit : the Concealed Continuation of Emmanuel Macron's Africa Policy L'Afrique en questions, No. 61, October 27, 2021
A “New Africa-France Summit” was held on October, 8 at Arena Sud de France in Montpellier.
The European Union (EU) is the world’s main trader in agricultural products, with imports totaling €142 billion in 2020. These imported agricultural products include commodities – palm oil, beef, cocoa, coffee, soy, etc. – that are responsible for deforestation in producing countries and...
AUKUS Rocks the Boat in the Indo-Pacific, And It’s Not Good News Lettre du Centre Asie, Ifri, September 29, 2021
For anyone who still harbored doubts, Washington made crystal clear from the announcement of the new trilateral alliance with Australia and the UK (AUKUS) that countering China is its number one priority, and that it will do whatever it takes to succeed. Much has been said about the...
Tensions at Sea in East Asia: A Japanese View on Chinese Lawfare Practices Lettre du Centre Asie, No. 91, 21 May 2021
Tensions at sea are growing and multiplying both in the East and the South China Seas.