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Laurence NARDON

Researcher, Head of Ifri's North America Program

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Anne-Lorraine BUJON

Associate Fellow, North America Program, Editor-in-chief of the review "Esprit"

Alexander T. J. LENNON

Associate Fellow, North America Program, Editor-in-chief of The Washington Quarterly

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From a French standpoint, Canadian issues are often considered through Québec’s cultural and political dynamics. It would be unfortunate, however, to miss out on the benefits of the Canadian model out of a lack of interest for the country’s Anglophone regions. ...
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The November 2016 election of a populist Donald Trump to the White House shows how necessary a work of monitoring and analysis of the changing American political landscape has become – especially since the victory of this political outlier dovetails with similar evolutions in Europe and the rest...
29/03/2018
By: Benjamin HADDAD

Benjamin Haddad, a Research Fellow at the Hudson Institute in Washington D.C., reviews Mike Pompeo's appointment as the new U.S. Secretary of State and John Bolton's recent nomination as National Security Advisor. According to Haddad, U.S. President Donald Trump has appointed two lawyers known...

14/03/2018
By: Marion LEBLANC-WOHRER

The United States has developed a vast body of legal regulations with extraterritorial application in order to tackle corruption on the international stage and to pursue companies that do not abide by the trade embargoes demanded by U.S. foreign policy.

15/02/2018
By: Ivana OBRADOVIC, Michel GANDILHON

The use of recreational cannabis became legal in the States of Colorado and Washington in January and July 2014 respectively. The regulations, based on the examples of the tobacco and alcohol markets, intend to tackle the black market and to protect minors more efficiently. How do these two...

12/09/2017
By: Benjamin HADDAD

Benjamin Haddad, research fellow at Hudson Institute in Washington D.C., reviews Wess Mitchell’s nomination for Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian affairs. According to Haddad, as U.S. President Donald Trump struggles to appoint leaders to his administration, Wess Mitchell,...

17/01/2017

Like most “traditional” industries, for several years the space industry has been faced with the challenges of digital technology. So, the European space industry is dealing with new actors from digital technology, which are mainly American start-ups or Silicon Valley giants...

16/11/2016

What will become of US foreign policy under Donald Trump? A selection of Ifri researchers has come together to offer their thoughts on this question. Our experts cover an array of topics through 14 contributions, ranging from the future Sino-American relations, through US engagement in the...

15
Nov
2018
Thursday 15 November 2018
from 09:00 to 12:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

Data no longer should be understood as a sole commercial or regulatory issue, but rather as an actual stake of international politics. For Europe, in a context of transatlantic tensions, the impact of the digital economy’s center of gravity moving towards China is potentially significant....

01
Jun
2015
Monday 01 June 2015
from 18:00 to 19:30 - Ifri Conferences

Beijing flexes its economic muscle with frequent success in pursuit of Chinese geopolitical aims. By contrast, the United States has largely forgotten the historic role of geoeconomics in American foreign policy. The United States must come to grips with the reality that the...