4 Aug 2014
Germany and Political Union in Europe
Author: Miguel Otero-Iglesias
Elcano Royal Institute of International and Strategic Studies
This paper discusses why, after decades proposing the creation of a political union to make European Monetary Union (EMU) sustainable, Germany has not used the window of opportunity offered by the eurozone crisis to pursue this goal more vigorously.
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13 Jun 2014
“D-Day” for France: Time for Paris to End Its Hedging on Russia
Author: Nathan Dufour
Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
This commentary examines France’s foreign policy towards Russia and how it walks a fine line between a hardening tone over Russia's intervention in Ukraine and a softening tone, in order to maintain longer term relations with Moscow and ensure the sa...
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AUSTRAL Brazilian Journal of Strategy and International Relations Vol 3, No 5 (2014)
Author: Olivier Mbabia, Paulo Fagundes Visentini, Christopher Kinsey, Andreas Krieg, Raymond Mhaparara, Lucky Bassie Bangidza, Steven Gwekwerere, Osakue Stevenson Omoera, Igor Castellano da Silva, José Miguel Quedi Martins, Kamilla Raquel Rizzi, Nathaly Xavier Schütz, Paulo Duarte, Eduardo Brigidi de Mello
Austral: Brazilian Journal of Strategy and International Relations
This issue of AUSTRAL includes articles on France's influence compared to that of China in Francophone Africa; the role of emerging powers such as China, Brazil, India and Russia in Africa; the role of commercial security providers within African sec...
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The US “Rebalance” and Europe
Author: Leo G Michel, James J Przystup
Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS)
This paper examines the reaction of European countries to the US strategic pivot to the Asia-Pacific.
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