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Europe

The real game Macron is playing with Fincantieri and STX

A few days ago, Macron temporarily nationalised STX France’s shipyard to prevent the Italian company Fincantieri’s acquisition of STX.

Asia Pacific Politics

Will the South China Sea dispute mark the downfall of ASEAN?

The South China Sea dispute revolves around territorial claims, and could have a significant impact on the future of ASEAN.

Asia Pacific Natural resources and energy

Vietnam and the Philippines dive back into contested waters

Both Vietnam and the Philippines restarted drilling and exploring for oil in contested waters in the South China Sea – risking the ire of China.

Politics Security

Trump’s retreat from American leadership

President Trump has broken a longstanding American commitment to global leadership by withdrawing from key international agreements.

Europe Security

Understanding the future of the European defence industry

The June 2017 Reflection Paper on Defence showcases three possible scenarios for the evolution of EU cooperation in defence.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Presidential scandal rocks Brazil. French legislative elections heat up. NATO prepares for Trump. Protests continue in Venezuela. All in The Week Ahead.

Europe Security

Germany’s security dilemma: Realpolitik rediscovered

Instability from Russia, the U.S. and Middle East is waking Germany from its post-Cold War slumber: it must take more responsibility for its own security.

Europe

The impact of Brexit on British security and defence

In spite of likely disruptions in data sharing and further cooperation, it is in the interest of the EU and Britain to remain partners and foster a close security cooperation in

Europe Middle East/North Africa Politics

French election to test European stability amid potential NATO crisis

The French presidential elections will be a major event in the context of ongoing transatlantic diplomatic shift and potential realignments.

Asia Pacific Europe

Assessing the outcome of the “Hot Springs Summit”

Despite a lack of breakthrough on the return of the Kuril Islands, Abe likely came away with more to help Japan in light of its interests down the road.