French Military in the Sahel: An Unwinnable (Dis)Engagement?
Analysis by Mahaut de Fougières
On June 10, President Macron announced the end of the French Operation Barkhane in the Sahel. What does this mean for the region?
China’s FinTech: The End of the Wild West
FinTech is at a turning point in Chinaas the Chinese government is seeking to strike a new balance between FinTech innovation and regulation.
State-backed Information Manipulation
The French Node
It is often assumed that all countries are targeted by information manipulation operations. How does France fit in wider international manipulation operations?
Biden and Putin: A Quest for Engagement in Geneva
Analysis by Andrey Kortunov
The relationship between Russia and the United States remains competitive, but a new partnership of sorts is emerging. Whether this model of IR can work or not, remains to be seen.
Why Regions Matter
Analysis by Sophie Conrad
On June 20 and 27, French voters will cast their ballots to elect regional representatives. Often portrayed as mere complementary institutions, the regions play a key role for the development of the country.
China’s Economic Rebound: Views from Beijing
After the Covid-19 crisis, China trumped economic expectations and experienced a rapid recovery. What can we expect for the country’s future?