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North America

Laurence NARDON

Researcher, Head of Ifri's North America Program

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

By: Sydney VIGRAN

For more than half a century, Cuba captured America’s attention as a symbol of anti-Americanism right in its own backyard. As normalized relations between the United States and Cuba bring these iconic hostilities to a close, many wonder if Castro’s Cold War...

Thursday 30 September 2010
from 18:00 to 19:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

As politics resume in Washington, Democrats face a difficult path as they anticipate losses in the upcoming midterm election.Obama's tactical errors and a bad economy only make their situation more dire. The upcoming session won't necessarily be any easier for Republicans who lack...

Friday 09 April 2010
from 08:30 to 10:00 - Ifri Conferences

In the last year, mainstream Americans have taken part in a series of apparently spontaneous demonstrations, calling for more conservatism, raising against big governement, especially high taxes and the healthcare system overhaul. In reference to the famous revolutionary episode, they call...

Monday 08 February 2010
from 12:00 to 14:00 - Dinners and Luncheons

In January 2009, the United States celebrated with enthusiasm the arrival of its new President at the White House. One year later, they are doubting and more divided than ever. The economy, then, was going backward by 5% a year and finance was close to collapse. Today the recovery is...