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Member Publications

Macron, Diplomat: A New French Foreign Policy?

April 17, 2018 | Thomas Gomart and Marc Hecker, IFRI

These papers assess French President Emmanuel Macron’s foreign policy since he took office. The assessments conclude that he has adjusted the balance between alliances, values, and interests, and his policies have an unambiguous European orientation.

Iran in a Changing Strategic Environment

March 30, 2018 | Meir Litvak, Emily B. Landau, and Ephraim Kam, INSS

This collection of essays analyzes Iran’s nuclear program, its relationship with the United States and with Middle Eastern states, as well as the effect of domestic political and social issues on its foreign policy.

Putinism: A Praetorian System?

March 24, 2018 | Jean-Robert Raviot, IFRI

This explores the evolution of Putinism since 2000 by analyzing the politics at the highest levels of the Russian state through the concept of “praetorianism.”

Colombia’s Peace and Venezuela’s Turmoil

March 12, 2018 | Günther Maihold, SWP

This explains how close connections between Venezuela and Colombia make Venezuela’s internal unrest a threat to the precarious Colombian peace process.

Unstoppable Trends

March 9, 2018 | Ye Qing, SIIS

This describes the evolution of the global order and the resulting need to reform global governance, highlighting China’s role in driving reform efforts.

The Quad in the Indo-Pacific: Why ASEAN Remains Cautious

February 26, 2018 | Premesha Saha, ORF

This examines the potential influence of the Quad (India, Japan, Australia, and the United States) in the Indo-Pacific by exploring the diverse interests of its members, India’s Act East Policy, and ASEAN’s attitude toward regional power dynamics.