Europe’s Political and Economic Instability – A Call for Unification and Inclusion

Authors : Caspar Lotz and Naëlia Foky           Translator : Naëlia Foky Langue originale : Anglais Lire la version française On the eve the European parliamentary elections, doubts and criticisms concerning the future of the European Union emerge. Among the major critics of the UE, populists are very successful. 5 stars movement …

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Independence Referendum in New-Caledonia

Author :    Samuel Durand      Translator  : Donatien Bertaud Langue originale: Français Lire la version française On the 4th of November 2018, New-Caledonia chose to remain part of France by voting No to an historic referendum. Let’s go back on the recent history of this archipelago, its particular status, and the stakes of …

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Stadiums, the new geopolitic arenas

Author and translator : Uriel N’gbatongo Langue originale : Français Lire la version française « Malraux was wrong. The XXIst century will not be religious : it will be athletic ». Here is the statement made by Pascal Boniface in his book Geopolitique du Sport. Indeed, the 21st century brought the sport culture to its peak thanks to …

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What if Bolsonaro could save Brazil ?

Author : Hugues Buisson        Translator : Lucas Roulx  Langue originale : Français Lire la version française Hungary 2015, USA 2016, Italy 2018 and now the country of football, Brazil. After 13 years of power handled by the Workers’ Party (Partido dos Trabalhadores, PT), the country has taken a big step into the unknown. …

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Black, muslims and LGBT candidates at the Congress : Trump’s worst nightmare comes true

Author : Antoine Mika         Translator : Ny Aina Ramangasalama Lire la version française  Langue originale : Français This last 6th of November were the US mid-terms. These elections take place every two years, in order to renew 1/3 of the senate and the whole house of representatives: 435 seats. Generally, these elections …

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China: A Great Leap in the Wrong Direction

Author :   Eléa Fantini           Translator : Ryan Campbell Lire la version française In July 2017, imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo died due to complications from liver cancer. Xiaobo was a political dissident critical of the Communist regime in China. His death drew worldwide attention to Beijing's growing disregard for …

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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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What would be the impact of an United States withdrawal from the INF treaty ?

Author : Donatien Bertaud   Translator : Samuel Durand Version originale : Français Lire la version française What is the INF treaty ? Why is it important ? On the 21st of October 2018, Trump has announced his desire to see the United States withdraw from the Inter-medium Nuclear Forces treaty.(1) What are the reasons behind …

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8 news of October 2018

Authors : Candice Labidi and Naïm Remtola Jair Bolsonaro, the Brazilian Trump The 28th of October, a far-right politician, Jair Bolsonaro,  has been elected as Brazil's new president. He is also known as the Brazilian Donald Trump. But who is he ? He was an army captain and then a congressman for more than 20 …

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