China’s Influence in the Sub-Saharan Region – A Strategic Partnership?

Authors :  Caspar Lotz and Naëlia Foky         Translator : Naëlia Foky Langue originale : Anglais Lire la version française Although Western Europe has been the significant pole of influence in Africa for centuries, it seems that China is now taking over. There is no denying that besides opening its markets, China has …

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Bosnia, the country that was not one

Lire la version française  Author and translator : Guillaume Lang Dayton, December 14th 1995. The presidents of the Yugoslav federation, of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia met to sign agreements to end the civil war opposing Croatians, Serbians and Bosnians. Concretely, the Dayton agreements allows to preserve the territorial integrity of Bosnia-Herzegovina while guaranteeing an ethnic …

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The promising Indian economy: a growth without women ?

Lire la version française Author : Chloé BLANCH. Indeed, the Indian economy is very promising, not only because its growth is so strong that it has exceeded China’s, but mainly because its many weaknesses have been consolidated in recent years. From 2012 to 2014, its financial fragility, noticed through a 2-digit inflation and an increase …

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Winter Olympic Games: true rapprochement between North and South Korea or announcement of a future confrontation ?

Lire la version française Author : Candice LABIDI. After the Second World War, Korea has been divided: The North was occupied by the USSR and the South was occupied by the US. Today, North Korea is ruled by the dictator, Kim Jong-un, son of Kim Jong-il and South Korea is a democracy with Moon Jae-in …

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The opening-up of Central Asia in progress

Lire la version française Author : Donatien BERTAUD. Translated by : Uriel N'GBATONGO. At the end of 2017, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the successor of Karimov at the presidency of Uzbekistan, manifested his will to reconnect with the other states of Central Asia. Nevertheless, the integration of the latter within a union is still a distant objective. …

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Does China engage in economic diplomacy ?

Lire la version française Author : Chloé BLANCH. China's huge trade surplus is no secret to anyone, and, even though was slowed, China does not stop reinvesting it outside its borders. Where has China not invested? Almost nowhere. In recent years, China has obtained the title of the 2nd largest investor in the world, or …

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Asia, the continent of growth, filled with regional tensions

Lire la version française Author : Candice LABIDI. Asia, continent of innovation and new economies, is now the center of global economy. “The main asset of this region is to be a great machine that creates wealth, whereas the European golden age is over” assured Kishore Mahbubani, former ambassador of Singapore for the United Nations. …

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