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Franco-Australian submarines: a torpedoed deal

Franco-Australian submarines: a torpedoed deal

Who has not heard about the recent Franco-Australian submarine deal yet? Well, due to the importance of the event, its repercussions, and the mediocrity of everything I am hearing and reading about it, I think that the story need a new article. But first,...

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Vaccine diplomacy: yet another big success for China...

Vaccine diplomacy: yet another big success for China...

Picture from qz.com Twelve months ago, I talked in these columns about the relative success of the « mask diplomacy » planed by the Chinese Communist Party: The Chinese government is very pride to show its people how they are « helping » other countries....

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Indo-Pacific: All for one, one for all!

Indo-Pacific: All for one, one for all!

The three musketeers Today's article will be an update about the last events from the Indo-Pacific, focusing on the military aspects. For months now, since the beginning of the Covid crisis, coinciding with the brutal change in the Chinese « diplomacy...

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China: What is happening inside the CCP?

China: What is happening inside the CCP?

The CCP, the Chinese Communist Party, is not the most public and open institution on Earth. This is probably not a scoop. Since the creation of the People Republic of China in 1949, the Party control the country, alone, without any serious form of political...

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A world of submarines: Chapter 2021

A world of submarines: Chapter 2021

After months of silence, it is now time to come back. Eighteen months after the first « submarine related » article, let's talk about the recent developments in this field, the good ones and unfortunately, the bad ones. The last several months were very...

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Turkey: a diplomacy based on conflicts?

Turkey: a diplomacy based on conflicts?

I was basically thinking about writing another article regarding China's « military diplomacy ». But, for months now, everyday brings new elements and new Chinese/US provocations. It's an endless story so it will not be for this time. No, today, we will...

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How good is China's mask diplomacy?

How good is China's mask diplomacy?

For weeks now, the world has enjoyed the China test and mask's diplomacy. In order to protect their medical staffs and citizens, many countries spent thousand of millions euros/dollars buying masks and medical equipment from China. « Made in China » has...

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Chinese global politics: intimidation, corruption and debt bondage

Chinese global politics: intimidation, corruption and debt bondage

Today, let's not only talk about the coronavirus, but let's talk about Chinese economy for a while. Chinese economy really emerged during the end of the 90's. At this time, China, thanks to its amazingly big (and CHEAP) workforce, became the place to...

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Coronavirus Edition: few things to remind ourselves ...

Coronavirus Edition: few things to remind ourselves ...

In this dark period of global contamination and confinement, I think it is now time for me too, to bring my stone to the building. As usual, I have been busy looking at many contents during the last few weeks, and I am a bit afraid of what I am seeing...

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Cette si brillante diplomatie macronienne

Cette si brillante diplomatie macronienne

Après un dernier épisode consacré à la flotte sous-marine mondiale en pleine augmentation, parlons aujourd'hui de la France, de la vision de celle-ci depuis l'étranger, et des efforts et succès si impressionnants de la diplomatie 2.0 de la start-up nation....

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