This quarterly monitoring, published by GRIP since 2011, aims to monitor the security situation in West Africa with a focus on Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Mali,...

In recent years, numerous indicators, or indexes, have been developed by international and non-governmental organizations with the objective of assessing State’s performances on an increasingly wider array of issues. These indicators now represent a systematic and important source of...

The South China Sea is a strategic area of transit for a large share of global trade. It is also a region characterized by territorial and maritime disputes between China and several of its Southeast Asian neighbors. In July 2016, an arbitration tribunal ruled that Chinese...

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Arms exporters are used to deliver products to governmental authorities, such as regular military or established police forces, private security companies and sometimes civilians holding a valid permit. However, another kind of end-user can top the list of recipients: pro-...

Strategic autonomy is the latest fashionable concept, both in Paris and Brussels. It is mentioned no less than twenty-four times in the last French strategic review and no European strategic document, not even of little relevance, fail to cite it.

However,...

The signature of the JCPoA in 2015 has rightly been hailed as a major diplomatic success for the international community and the nuclear non-proliferation regimes. The rationale behind the agreement was simple, on the one hand Iran would abandon its nuclear program and accept...

The standards and procedures of EU Member States to strengthen arms export controls, including preventing and countering diversion, are considered to be among the highest in the world. Yet today, not a month goes by without a Member State being questioned about its export...

Malgré la signature de plusieurs accords politiques depuis 2016, les groupes armés omniprésents dans douze des quatorze provinces de la République centrafricaine (RCA) poursuivent leurs exactions. Depuis début 2017, un nouveau cycle de violences communautaires et...

Le 19 avril 2015 a marqué un tournant dans la position adoptée par l’Union européenne (UE) vis-à-vis de ce qui est désigné aujourd’hui comme la "crise méditerranéenne" ou la "crise migratoire". Ce jour-là, un bateau contenant environ 700 migrants au départ des côtes libyennes...

When the regime of Muammar Gaddafi collapsed under NATO bombs, in 2011, France and the United Kingdom, the main instigators and actors of the Libyan...
Since its creation, the Ukrainian defense industry has kept very close ties with its Russian counterpart. The annexation of Crimea in 2014 and the...
This quarterly monitoring, published by GRIP since 2011, aims to monitor the security situation in West Africa with a focus on Burkina Faso...
Plus que jamais, les milices et groupes armés pullulent en République démocratique du Congo (RDC). Des régions jusque-là épargnées sont touchées, et...
Les États membres de l’Union européenne (UE) sont persévérants. Depuis près d’un an, ils clament vouloir relancer la Politique européenne de sécurité...
La date limite pour la remise des offres des agences candidates au remplacement des F-16 belges était fixée au 7 septembre dernier. Trois agences...
En mars 2015, une coalition internationale dirigée par l’Arabie saoudite et les Émirats arabes unis est entrée en guerre au Yémen. Elle entend...
La tentative de coup d’État qui s’est déroulée dans la nuit du 15 juillet 2016 en Turquie présente un caractère paradoxal. Bien qu’avortée, elle a...
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