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Weekly International
Press Brief
09 - 13 : XI : 2020 


US Polarization

Postelection Forecast: More Polarization Ahead

America is exceptional in the nature of its political divide

Transatlantic Relations

European Offers America Can't Refuse

Transatlantic Economic Cooperation After Trump

Europe and Biden’s America: Making European Autonomy and a Revamped Transatlantic Bond Two Sides of the Same Coin

Peace at Nagorno-Karabakh

Haut-Karabakh – premières leçons d’une paix russo-turque

Getting from Ceasefire to Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh

A Precarious Peace for Karabakh

Cabo Delgado

Cabo Delgado and the Rise of Militant Islam: Another Niger Delta in the Making?

Did Frelimo create “Al Shabaab”? An analysis of the 15 October 2019 elections from Cabo Delgado

The “Central African” Jihad: Islamism and Nation-Building in Mozambique and Uganda

Ethiopia’s Conflict

Tigray: How Ethiopia reached this crisis point and how it could get out

Ethiopia’s Dangerous Slide Toward Civil War

Threats to Ethiopia’s Fragile Democratic Transition

Ethiopia: Escalating Strife with Tigray May Lead to War


France’s War in the Sahel and the Evolution of Counter-Insurgency Doctrine

Strategic Missteps: Learning From a Failed EU Sahel Strategy

Myanmar’s Election

Another Landslide Victory for Aung San Suu Kyi’s Party in Myanmar – But at What Cost?

Élections en Birmanie: et maintenant?


How Jihadi Terrorism Has Changed in France Since the 2015 Attacks

Terrorism In France: New And Old Trends In Jihadism

Great Powers

For the US and China, There’s No Going Back

A Crisis of Diverging Perspectives: U.S.-Russian Relations and the Security Dilemma


America’s Democracy Demotion

Biden and the World: Global Perspectives on the U.S. Presidential Election

Exit poll compilation


Xi steers China towards economic and technological self-reliance

Chine: le succès, et l’ivresse

A Strong but Frustrated China Poses a Special Kind of Danger

Leading by example: Two different responses to China’s rise


The Geopoliticization of Russian Politics

Russia’s New and Old Political Opposition

El método Putin de Bielorrusia a Venezuela

Moscow’s New Rules

European Union

Europe after the Coronavirus: A "Return of the State"?

From Brussels with love: How the European Union can win the battle of narratives

The EU’s Strategic Compass And Its Four Baskets

El euro como herramienta de la soberanía económica europea

Middle East

Guns And Governance: How Europe Should Talk With Non-State Armed Groups In The Middle East

A Pyramid of Multilateral Confidence-Building Measures in the Middle East

The Hariri Brothers and the Future of Lebanese Politics

Turning the Tide: How Turkey Won the War for Tripoli

Assessing control and power dynamics in Syria: De facto authorities and state institutions 

Latin America

What Just Happened in Peru? Understanding Vizcarra’s Sudden Impeachment

Peru’s Multidimensional Challenge – Part 1: The Political Crisis

A Peaceful Democratic Transition in Venezuela

¿Cuatro cogobiernos de Sudamérica?


The significance of a growing India-Philippines strategic partnership

Faltering prospects for peace in Pakistan’s newly merged Pashtun ‘tribal’ districts

The Mystery of Taiwan


Emmanuel Macron’s “New Way”: Setting the Course for Re-election in 2022

Misrule of law: Ukraine’s constitutional crisis


Lessons from Mali as Burkina and Niger head for the polls

Gambia’s truth commission

Humanitarian Impacts of Sudan’s Removal from the State Sponsors of Terrorism List

Dialogue is no easy answer for Côte d’Ivoire

Religion & Politics

Riesgos del supremacismo católico: Polonia y EEUU

Religion vs. Secularism in Contemporary World Politics


An Agenda for NATO’s Next Generation

NATO’s response to covid-19: lessons for resilience and readiness


Out of View, Autocrats Are Busy

Books & Reviews

Peace, Love, and Conflict [excerpt]

One Country, Two Systems, No Future: The End of Hong Kong as We Know It

Russia’s ‘Neo-Imperialism’ Is a Product of Complex Factors

“Adrift: How Our World Lost Its Way” by Amin Maalouf

Mythes et réalités de la transition démocratique en Espagne


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