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AUKUS, the Indo-Pacific, and France’s Role: Fluctuat nec Mergitur

... this technology is another story). Instead, it went to the U.S. and UK to seek an alternative, without consideration for Paris that is now feeling the burn of deception and duplicity. This comes on top of significant economic losses, with impact on thousands of jobs in France. Andrey Gubin: The Indo-Pacific Conundrum: Why U.S. Plans Are Destined to Fail The ire is even more acute vis à vis the American ally. Striking the AUKUS deal and accepting to sell SSN to Australia is a pure realpolitik move. The Biden administration ...

22.09.2021

AUKUS: Returning to de Gaulle or a Storm in a Teacup?

In the wake of the AUKUS deal, France is more likely to enhance its military co-operation with India France’s anger at the US-UK-Australia (AUKUS) deal to build nuclear submarines in Australia is palpable but understandable, since Australia has reneged on a multi-billion-euro contract ...

20.09.2021

The CIA Declassified Reports on The French Nuclear Weapons Program (1959)

... countries, such as Germany, to move closer to NATO, thus burying any possibility of a European Defense Community. Internationally, the US Army criticized the French nuclear program because it suggested that other countries could follow the example set by France. According to Lieutenant-Colonel Warner Farr in a report to the USAF Counterproliferation Center, “Progress in nuclear science and technology in France and Israel remained closely linked throughout the early fifties... There were several Israeli observers at the French Nuclear Test s and the Israelis had “unrestricted ...

23.04.2021

Conquering the Emptiness: A New Stage in the Militarization of Outer Space

... taught to officers at the new training centre. The U.S. initiative caused a domino effect among its allies. In September 2019, France established, as part of its air force, a Space Command with a higher status than before, and in October 2020, NATO announced ... ... flyovers over the targets), the U.S. Space Force plans to build a multi-layered “national” constellation of more than one thousand satellites that will handle the tasks of communication, missile defence, missile attack warning [ 3 ], intelligence (with ...

09.02.2021

The UN Security Council Shirks the Test for Coronavirus

... to tackle the pandemic is intriguing. Having left the European Union and fully restored British sovereignty, London has set about pursuing its own "national" strategy here too—an approach that included minimal social distancing and a refusal to close restaurants, bars and night clubs. This was done in the hope that elderly people would stay at home, while the rest of the country would catch the virus and thus develop an immunity to it. In the end, President of France Emmanuel Macron was forced to point out rather bluntly the real limits of British sovereignty to his pompous counterpart Boris Johnson. Having threatened to close the border between the United Kingdom and France (and between the United Kingdom ...

02.04.2020

Coronavirus as a Problem of Fathers and Sons

... not the pensioners who suffer the most from the pandemic, but the youth. Yes, of course, there have been more than twenty thousand deaths around the world – these deaths have almost exclusively been of the elderly and the very elderly. But the pandemic ... ... their own fathers and mothers, grandfathers and grandmothers, whose fate is not inconsequential to them – that happens in France, in China, and in Russia. There is no serious conflict between fathers and sons over coronavirus, but there is a generational ...

28.03.2020

Andrey Kortunov Gives a Lecture at University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne

On February 3, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave a public lecture at University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne on the topic “Trump's Lessons for Russia.” On February 3, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave a public lecture at University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne on the topic “Trump's Lessons for Russia.” The lecture was attended by 300 students, including Sorbonne University professors and postgraduate students, Paris think-tanks representatives, journalists and diplomats...

07.02.2020

Four Pieces of Advice to Emmanuel Macron about the INF Treaty

... caused an uproar. European media was quick to conclude that the French leader effectively supported his Russian counterpart’s idea. The Kremlin voiced a similar interpretation of his statement. Capitals of Central Europe responded with a barrage of accusations against the Élysée Palace, suggesting its current occupant was undermining the unity of the West and was, once again, all too willing to make unjustified concessions to Moscow. Many in the United States were surprised that France was trying to influence the fate of the INF Treaty, which was (or rather had been, before its demise) a bilateral treaty between Moscow and Washington. Macron had some explaining to do to his American and European partners, NATO Secretary-General ...

26.12.2019

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

... for it as well as these powers don´t want that these regions become exclusive spheres of influence for China and Russia. And France and Great Britain also have traditional interest in and connections with their former colonies –be it the Commonwealth ... ... NATO will not have the Indo-Pacific and Asia as its area of ​​operations, but more diplomatic and economic support for the USA is needed, including 5 G , Huawei and security issues. Similarly, there is only talk of a possible threat, so it remains vague,...

19.12.2019
 

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