Search: France,EU (6 materials)

70 years NATO – China for the first time as a „possible threat“

... defenseless. Therefore, Joschka Fischer suggests that Europe should now behave and act as if Trump had already disolved the alliance and quickly build their own European force More engagement in Africa and the Near and Middle East is what the South Europeans, France , Great Britain and Germany want, but not the East Europeans. The refugee crisis, resources and markets and Islamism is the reason for it as well as these powers don´t want that these regions become exclusive spheres of influence for China and ...


Russia joins the Paris Climate Change Agreement: clear the way for an EU-Russia Eco-Alliance?

... in disarmament. People in Germany are over-sensitized to green issues, and the atomic threat of war, which has never been so great as it is today, does not give anyone the necessary importance here. Protesters gather near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France during the 2015 UN Climate Conference. (Clement Martin/Sipa USA via Associated Press) Germany and the EU do not seem to grasp the seriousness of the situation when power politics dominate international relations and disarmament agreements collapse. Politicians are driven by the demands of the Fridays-for-future mass demonstrations. Protests, or political ...


Does it worth Germany and France taking refuge into the arms of Russia and China?

... Russia than the former Soviet states, Moscow’s willingness to ruthlessly use its ‘petro-power’ has led to much worry among EU states—and, as we have seen, to increasing efforts to persuade Russia to sign an Energy Charter restraining its influence.... ... the golden rule: “He who has the gold makes the rules.” Hence, Counter Narco-terrorism Alliance Germany, urges Germany and France not to giving up on the United States because of Trump, rather push for counter balance for both Russia and China otherwise ...


A French perspective on the Ukrainian crisis

... organizations - would avoid Russia’s isolation - This would increase the exchanges between the EU and Russia and potentially lay down the stepping stones towards a trade facilitation deal and ultimately a free-trade zone through-out the whole of Eurasia. To conclude, France keeps an objective point of view on the conflict. Its only aim is the resolution of the conflict and the protection of the integrity of the territory of Ukraine and of its citizens. If it advocates European values in Ukraine, France is not in favour ...


Terror in Paris: Time to Think, & Sit Down, Shutup to the Ideologues

This was written as the Paris attacks unfolded. I have preserved the unfolding nature of the original piece to connect the reader in a deeper sense to what I was feeling as I wrote this. As this historic terrorist attack unfolds, France, Europe, the West, and the Middle East need to really think about what they've been doing and what they are about to do before doing it. This is a time to be smart, but it is also a time to marginalize unhelpful, myopic voices, be they those of ...


Prospects for future cooperation between Russia and France in the Arctic

... is an observer member to the Arctic Council, which enables the country to assist to all the Council’s meetings, participate in the work of AC Working Groups, and submit statements at ministerial meetings. France is also a member of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council. France’s interests in the Arctic can be split into three categories: 1) Energy projects. 2) Scientific and environmental activities: France has a permanent presence in Svalbard archipelago via the scientific research bases Charles Rabot and Jean ...


Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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