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In Egypt and Tunisia, the Muslim Brotherhood were the big winners of the 2011 'Arab Spring'. A few months after these uprisings, which they had not
A twofold geopolitical and geo-economic acceleration is taking place against a backdrop of growing Sino-American rivalry, Sino-Russian rapprochement, the strengthening of NATO and the political emergence of the European Union.
Who knows that France and the United States once clashed? In the second half of the 1790s, these two allied powers openly entered into hostilities.
What strategies for European security organisations? The EU's Strategic Compass and NATO's Strategic Concept
The war in Ukraine raises profound questions about the future of Europe's security architecture. Against a backdrop of deteriorating relations between Russia and NATO, Russia's invasion of Ukraine is justified, according to the Kremlin, by NATO's inability to provide sufficient security guarantees. Coincidentally, NATO plans to update the Alliance's Strategic Concept at its Madrid Summit in June 2022.
On 15 September 2021, after eighteen months of confidential negotiations, the "AUKUS" tripartite military alliance between the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia was made public. This alliance involves the development of trilateral cooperation in many areas of defence, including cyber and artificial intelligence. As part of this project, the Australian Navy's acquisition of American- or British-built nuclear attack submarines effectively puts an end to the €56 billion contractual commitment made with France in 2016.
"To arms, citizens! "Since 1936, the Institut des hautes études de défense nationale (IHEDN) has been bringing this appeal to life among France's elite. Leaders from the civil service and the business world share a training course with future military leaders. Together, they think about defence. For several decades now, they have been working together to develop national and international courses on defence.
"Historians date the birth of contemporary Afghanistan back to the 1880s, when the country's borders were largely the result of Russian-British colonial commissions. The first emir, Abdur Rahman, theorised what was to become Afghan politics for almost a century.
5e NATIONAL SESSION ON MARITIME ISSUES AND STRATEGIES 2019-2020
For its fifth national session on "Maritime Challenges and Strategies" in 2019-2020, IHEDN has chosen a particular focus: the impact of climate change and protection of the marine environment on defence and security issues.
La Revue Défense Nationale - January 2021 - "The great powers are realising that they must practice their armament manoeuvres on a permanent basis". Pierre Marie Gallois European Union and defence issues: the challenges of European strategic autonomy - It is a real challenge to define European strategic autonomy, given the divergent approaches of EU member states.
Mélissa Levaillant Based on the initiatives taken by France in the field of environmental security, Mélissa Levaillant examines possible areas of multilateral cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region. This article is part of a collective publication by the "Young
Olivier SCHMITT This fourth volume marks the end of the history of Worlds at War: from 1945 onwards, nuclear weapons changed the situation and security challenges became global. This period is sometimes referred to as the "long peace", which is not to say that it was the end of the Cold War.
Olivier SCHMITT The end of the Cold War has locked the Western world into a new wartime paradigm, with two characteristics: a praise for speed at the expense of patience, and a reduction of the
Olivier SCHMITT This book analyses the evolution of French defence policy since the end of the Cold War. The authors identify the motivations, representations and objectives of French defence policy. Over the last thirty years