Donald Trump’s election to the White House appeared to be the beginning of a profound change in the United States’ immigration policy. He reneged on bipartisan consensus that recognized the “positive contribution” of immigration to the country. This resulted in an increase in policies that...
Ifri's work on the North America region focuses mainly on the United States. Indeed, for more than 20 years, Ifri's United States program has provided keys to understanding American society and domestic policy while shedding light on developments in the country's foreign policy, including transatlantic relations and trade issues.
Ifri's Canada program was active in 2015 and 2016.
Les médias conservateurs dans la campagne de 2020 : un soutien unanime au président ? Potomac Papers, No. 38, December 2019
From the 1920s to the 1980s, the American press followed strict discursive practices based on objectivity and fairness. Starting in the 1930s, the country's political center of gravity was on the liberal side and there were few overtly conservative media.
International trade - Rekindling interest in a multilateral rules-based approach A Think Tank 7 Contribution
International trade is one of the themes that used to constitute the very raison d’être of the G7, alongside international security and energy policy.
A Global Governance That Protects? Global governance and the defence of democracy A Think Tank 7 Contribution
Global governance emerged to deal with the gap between the plurality and diversity of states and the collective and transnational nature of increasingly complex global affairs.
The Think Tank 7 (T7) is an engagement group that brings together the leading Think Tanks from the G7 countries in order to analyze and make recommendations on key issues of the G7 presidency.
Although not akin to the protectionist policies practiced by the United States through the 1930s, the trade war launched by the Trump administration since early 2018 challenges the principles and institutions of free trade.
Since Donald Trump’s rise to power, American foreign policy has become more unpredictable. Nonetheless, several coherent strategies stand out, in particular those that advocate a nationalist approach. An examination of Trump’s entourage also reveals some more conventional figures, who may...
La crise des opioïdes aux États-Unis. D’un abus de prescriptions à une épidémie aiguë Potomac Paper, n° 35, décembre 2018
The opioid crisis in the U.S. has reached increasingly tragic proportions – accounting for two thirds of the 72,000 overdose deaths of 2017.
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...
Comply or die ? Les entreprises face à l’exigence de conformité venue des États-Unis Potomac Paper, No. 34, March 2018
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.
A "Les Jeudis de l'Ifri" videoconférence around Laurence NARDON, head of Ifri's North America program.
Ifri’s Program on North America held the 18th edition of its annual conference on the United States. A few months away from the next U.S. presidential election, the event provided an opportunity to reflect on the political situation in the United States, the possible...
Division or Reconciliation: The Changing Political Agenda and Role of Think Tanks in the Next Decade? Council of Councils Twelfth Regional Conference
The 12th regional conference of Council of Councils (CoC) will take place at Ifri from November 17 to 19, 2019. An initiative of the Council on Foreign Relations, the CoC strives to define major foreign policy challenges by...
The Think Thank 7 (T7) is an engagement group that brings together the leading Think Tanks from the G7 countries in order to analyze and make recommendations on key issues of the G7 presidency.
In the aftermath of the midterm elections, where will Trump's America go? Annual Conference on the United States
In the aftermath of the mid-term elections, the 17th edition of Ifri's annual conference on the United States took stock of the country's political and economic situation and discussed developments in the foreign policy of the Trump administration....
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....
Since 1983, the QUAD gathers every year, the SWP, RAND Corporation, Chatham House and Ifri.
The North America research program organizes a conference on the new Canadian foreign policy. The debates will be moderated by Laurence Nardon, head of the program.
Please find here all the substantive elements related to the conference held on April 27, which marks the launching of an axis of research on Canada.The morning started with a few introductory remarks by Thierry de Montbrial and the Honourable ...
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Has Trump changed his views of transatlantic relations? What should Europeans do? Is Trump's Russia policy dictated by the Russia probe?
The provocative, contemptuous and threatening style of the American president even irritate Republicans. Facing his overflows at the national and international levels, what mechanisms could limit the potential damages ?
Eager to better understand the reasons and consequences of the election of Donald Trump, more than 160 participants attended Ifri’s 15th Annual Conference on the United States of December 1st.
For Ifri's U.S. specialist, the Democratic presidential candidate's illness sheds a bright light not only on her health but also on her relationship to transparency.