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French Sovereignty and Western Solidarity in the Face of the Moscow-Tehran-Beijing Axis

The concrete exercise of sovereignty requires a certain number of conditions, including a clear awareness of the issues of the time.

Tomorrow: France Versus Ukraine? A Momentum Cut Short

While France has made remarkable conceptual progress in its support for Ukraine in recent months, a victory for the far right could call this into question at the worst possible moment.

Toward a Putinization of France? 

This essay deals with both history and current events. The author demonstrates how Putin’s regime and its ideologues work to destroy French society from within and make it an ally of Moscow. Françoise Thom also recalls how the "popular fronts" in the Eastern countries freshly occupied by the USSR...

South Africa, an Ally of Russia in Africa and Within the Global South

We must stop treating South Africa as some kind of liberal democracy on the African continent.

On Indian Diplomacy, Sino-Russian Eurasia, and the West: Towards a Geopolitical Transformation of India?

It is often said that India, along with Iran, is part of this anti-Western club. This is to forget that the differences between China and India are old and deep.

Why and how Russia is Transferring Ukrainian Children

One of the goals of the Russian invasion is to capture and then Russify large numbers of Ukrainian citizens in order to support Russia's declining demographics.

The Indispensable Return of America

The delay in the vote by the American Congress on a new tranche of aid to Ukraine is being paid very dearly in Ukraine and on the international scene. This delay having allowed Russia to strengthen itself, the war will still be long and costly.

De-Stalinization and de-Putinization

The Russian Electoral Commission did not validate the candidacy of Boris Nadezhdin. But the emergence of such a candidate is symptomatic. The atmosphere in Russia in recent months is strikingly reminiscent of that at the end of Stalin’s rule.

Ukraine’s Dark Clouds – and a Silver Lining?

By the end of last year, international news on Ukraine began increasingly to look like obituaries. “Kyiv on edge,” “Ukraine’s grim prospects,” “Ukraine braces for political disaster,” “Ukraine’s nightmare scenario is now a reality”: these are just a few headlines…

Neither Moralistic nor Quixotic, Support for Ukraine is a Political and Moral Imperative

We all know how defeatists exploit the recent comments of General Valery Zaluzhny, the Ukrainian Chief of Staff, who spoke of a possible strategic impasse in the absence of a qualitative leap in military technology. Pro-Russians and Putinophiles want to see this as an admission of defeat that must...
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