The Asia-Pacific region is the focus of considerable attention because of its economic influence, its demographic weight and the number of political, strategic and security challenges it faces. IRIS’ Asia‑Pacific Programme seeks to understand major trends in the region while also providing in-depth analysis of its countries and the specific issues they face.

« Secured Product » and « Trusted Company »: Lessons for the Digital Society from the Huawei Case
by Emmanuel Meneut, PhD, Catholic Universities Lecturer
New Perspectives on the Belt and Road Initiative beyond Doctrinal Debates
Interview with Richard T. Griffiths, Emeritus Professor of Economic History and International Studies at Leiden University. By Dealan Riga, Researcher from Liège University.
The bear, the dragon and the islamists: Russia and China ambiguous stances with regard to the islamist militancy threat
par Nathan Bailleux, analyst, Institut Vaugirard - Paris
India and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation
by Emeric Hochart, Master Student in History and International Relations at Université catholique de Lille
The BRI, stabilizing factor in the Xinjiang politic?
by Emmanuel Lincot, Professor at the Catholic Institute of Paris - UR "Religion, culture and society" and sinologist
From safe product to secure product. A challenge for international relations: the case of drones
by Emmanuel Meneut, PhD, Catholic Universities Lecturer
Women in power in East-Java: Progress or illusion?
by Benoît Bavouset, Researcher in Political Science (University Babes-Bolyai, Romania), Director of the French Institute of Indonesia in Surabaya
What consequences may the sino-american trade war have on the denuclearization process in North Korea?
by Paul André, Professor, Waseda University, Tokyo
The “16+1” Platform. China’s opportunities for Central and Eastern Europe
by Andreea Budeanu, PhD Candidate, Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO)
Strategic Challenges in the Centre/Periphery relations in China
by Emmanuel Lincot, Professor at the Catholic Institute of Paris - UR "Religion, Culture and Society", and Sinologist
Power Politics in a fluid space: the key lever of Information Production for the Risk Management Process
by Emmanuel Meneut, PhD, Associate Lecturer
Perspectives on Maritime Disputes in East Asia
Economic Interdependence and Strategic Thinking in Sino-Japanese Relations: Reconsidering the Amendment of Article 9 of the Constitution of Japan
by Paul André, Associate Professor at the School of Political Science and Economics of Waseda University (Japan)
China’s formidable rise and uncertainty
by Brij Khindaria, member of the Asian Committee of the ANAJ-IHEDN
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