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North America


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.


Laurence NARDON

Research Fellow, Head of Ifri's North America Program

Anne-Lorraine BUJON

Associate Research Fellow, North America Program

Alexander T. J. LENNON

Associate Research Fellow, North America Program

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...

By: Martin QUENCEZ

As President Obama makes an official visit to India, Martin Quencez, expert from the GMF Paris office reflects on the current administration's policy toward Asia and notably the "pivot to Asia". The celebrated Indo-American relationship does not appear to have held much...

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 - Conférences

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...

By: Michael LIND

Michael Lind, Policy Director of the Economic Growth Program at the New America Foundation in Washington, D.C, was the guest of the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI) on September 29th 2014. In this video, he discusses the evolution of globalization.