Interview with John M. Ackerman, Journalist, Professor at the Institute for Legal Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)
John M. Ackerman is a Journalist, Professor at the Institute for Legal Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He answered to our questions at the occasion of his participation to a seminar organized by IRIS (the French Institute for International and Strategic Affairs) in Paris: - What explains the...
Strategic Challenges in the Centre/Periphery relations in China
Asia Focus
PeSCo: The Lithuanian Perspective
ARES - Armament Industry European Research Group
by Margarita Šešelgytė, Studies Director, Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University
In September 2017, the President of the French Republic launched the idea of ​​a "European Intervention Initiative" (EII) in the field of defence whose goal is to develop a "common strategic culture". The overarching aim is to equip Europe, by the beginning of the next decade, with a "common intervention...
The Strategic Challenges of The Silk Roads
Asia Focus
Boosting Defence Cooperation in Europe: An Analysis of Key Military Capabilities
The European Defence Fund: Challenges and Opportunities for the Land Armament Industry
ARES - Armament Industry European Research Group
Power Politics in a fluid space: the key lever of Information Production for the Risk Management Process
Asia Focus
A Global Outlook on LGBTI Social Exclusion through 2030
IARAN - The Inter-Agency Regional Analysts Network
By the Inter-Agency Regional Analysts Network
Growth Continues to Slow Down
Observatoire de la Turquie et de son environnement géopolitique
Ozan Bakış (Betam) and Mine Durmaz (Betam)
Emmanuel Macron is on a high. But Emmanuel Macron also has a problem. How he addresses that problem, and whether he can solve that problem, will largely determine his success over the next four years and his chances of re-election for a new five-year term from 2022 to 2027. Macron...
Building the EDTIB beyond 2020
ARES - Armament Industry European Research Group
Ares Seminar Report - April 29, 2018, Brussels
Whatever the policy outcomes on individual issues, Emmanuel Macron’s three-day state visit to Washington, from April 23 to April 25, will have succeeded in one goal which is surely at the top of the French president’s agenda: to “Make France Great Again.” He did so by assuming the mantle of...
Emmanuel Macron’s state visit to Washington this week brings with it two significant risks and two singular opportunities. By now the French president is well recognized as being the world leader most esteemed by, and in closest contact with, the US President Donald J. Trump. Here lie the risks. Constantly...
As hopes of a broad Eurozone reform are fading, Europe is once again confronted with a complex political equation. Emmanuel Macron’s election last year was expected to usher in a new era of trust among member states, and especially between France and Germany. The story went that, while France would...
Brexit, the E3, and the Future of Europe’s Approach towards Iran
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« Global Health » Think tank
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IARAN - The Inter-Agency Regional Analysts Network
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Geostrategic Observatory on Sport
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Observatory on the Analysis of the Political Mutations taking place in the Arab World
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