A long awaited third leg for India’s nuclear triad

Author : Donatien Bertaud     Translator: Samuel Durand  Lire la version française Langue originale : Anglais India finally developed a nuclear triad. The first deterrence patrol of the INS Arihant marks the apparition for the first time of a nuclear triad inside the arsenal of the Indian army. The concept of nuclear triad originates from …

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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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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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Do military exercises ought to be considered as security concerns?

Author : Donatien Bertaud  Translator : Uriel N'gbatongo Lire la version française At the beginning of the month from the 10th of September to the 17th of September, The Russian federation organized its largest military exercise since 1981. This event was largely covered in international media for two mains reasons. First, its size according to official …

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Russia surprise in the wake of the elections?

Lire la version française Author: Donatien Bertaud. Translated by: Uriel N'Gbatongo « Democracy is the worst form of government except for all the others » said Churchill. This is what Vladimir Putin understood for his march toward an absolute domination of the Russian political panorama. Winning elections is a good thing. But winning elections without any risk of losing …

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Going back on net neutrality

Lire la version française Author : Uriel N'GBATONGO. Translated by : Donatien BERTAUD. Internet, this interconnected space of territories and men, has been growing relentlessly since its creation. Gathering presently more than 3,7 billion daily netizens, the internet network is each day evolving shaped by the will of its users. But beyond being a powerful technologic and encyclopedic …

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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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