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30 Jul 2018

Super-synergies could arise from cross-border projects

By: Michel CRUCIANI, interview by David Foxwell for Offshore Wind Journal

Shared projects, shared tenders and joint R&D projects could see low-cost offshore windfarms and interconnectors criss-crossing the North Sea.

 

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21 Jun 2018

The Three Dimensions of Europe's Defense Debate Policy Brief, GMF 2018 | No. 024

In light of transatlantic tensions and a deteriorated security environment, European security affairs are at the crossroads. 

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18 Jun 2018

Navigating the Storm: ‘OPEC+’ Producers Facing Lower Oil Prices Etudes de l'Ifri, June 2018

By: Marc-Antoine EYL-MAZZEGA, (ed.) , Carole MATHIEU, Elodie BERNARD, Philippe COPINSCHI, Saïd NACHET, Isabelle ROUSSEAU

On 22 June 2018, “OPEC+” oil Ministers (Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries members and an ad hoc alliance with several non-OPEC producers, notably with Russia, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan) will...

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13 Jun 2018

Chutzpah and Realism: Vladimir Putin and the Making of Russian Foreign Policy Russie.Nei.Visions, No. 108, Ifri, June 2018

By: Bobo LO

In the course of his presidency, Vladimir Putin has presided over a remarkable expansion of Russian foreign policy.

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12 Jun 2018

New and Emerging LNG Markets: The Demand Shock Etudes de l'Ifri, June 2018

Over the past decade, an increasing number of emerging markets has joined the liquefied natural gas (LNG) import club. 

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30 May 2018

Catching Up or Staying Ahead. Japanese Investment in the Mekong Region and the China Factor Asie.Visions, No. 99, May 2018

There is no denying that the Mekong region has become an economic battleground where Japan and China are competing to gain and sustain economic influence in the region.

02 Aug 2018

The Vienna Compromise

Marc-Antoine EYL-MAZZEGA, article published in WE World Energy
In June, the alliance of producing countries decided to increase the output of crude oil, against the backdrop of a surge in prices and severe...
30 Jul 2018

Super-synergies could arise from cross-border projects

Michel CRUCIANI, interview by David Foxwell for Offshore Wind Journal
Shared projects, shared tenders and joint R&D projects could see low-cost offshore windfarms and interconnectors criss-crossing the North...
12 Jul 2018

Jihadist Prisoners: The Fear of Recidivism

Marc HECKER, article published in Real Clear World
On July 16, Djamel Beghal is expected to be released from the Rennes-Vezin prison in the west of France. Beghal is a well-known figure in the...
06 Jul 2018

France girds for long fight against Islamists in Africa's Sahel

Alain ANTIL, quoted by RFI
Days before French President Emmanuel Macron visited West and Central African leaders this week to talk security, Islamist fighters sent a defiant...
03 Jun 2018

Preserving defence partnerships with US and UK is a key interest for...

Barbara KUNZ, Interview by Erik Eenlo, BNS, Lennart Meri Conference
Nicolas Sarkozy used to promote himself as a transatlanticist or anglophile French president. Emmanuel Macron seems to have taken this approach a...
24 May 2018

China, Russia rise in CAR as Western influence shrinks

Russia and China are muscling their way into the Central African Republic as Western clout in the mineral-rich, strategically important nation seems...