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Epos converses with Dr. Pierre Berthelot

by Eleonora Lamio (EPOS)
EPOS Conversations

EPOS has discussed with Pierre Berthelot, expert in geopolitics and professor of cultures and societies of the Middle East, the challeges that the newly elected President Macron is going to face in the next years. In the following exclusive interview realized by Eleonora Lamio, Dr. Berthelot analyses the issues of terrorism, the economic and strategic relations with the North Africa and the Middle East, the war in Syria, the situation in Libya and the European policy on the Mediterranean. Dr. Pierre Berthelot has a Phd in Arabic and Islamic studies from the University of Bordeaux III (France) and he is specialised in international relations in the Middle East. He is Professor at HORIZONS UNIVERSITY/FACO PARIS and Associate Researcher in Middle East Issues at IPSE

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What's left of populism?

Monday, 22 May 2017 07:58
by Eleonora Lamio & Giovanbattista Varricchio (EPOS)

EPOS Insights

The defeat of Marine Le Pen in the French presidential elections opens a large debate on the theme of populism, nationalism and the future of this kind of Parties in Europe. The choice that French citizens made by electing Macron instead of Madame Le Pen shows, once again after the Dutch elections, that populist parties may sometimes be over estimated. Are the European populist parties a real political power or a false myth? Are they a homogeneous phenomenon or not? In the following exclusive article for EPOS, Eleonora Lamio and Giovanbattista Varricchio analyse the issue of populism in Europe, pointing out all the features of the phenomenon



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Epos converses with Mr. Nicolas Tenzer

by Eleonora Lamio (EPOS)
EPOS Conversations

Eleonora Lamio has interviewed for EPOS WorldView Mr. Nicolas Tenzer, Director of Le Banquet review, chairman of the Centre d'étude et de réflexion pour l'action politique (CERAP), and international speaker on geo-strategical issues and political risk analysis. In the following exclusive interview for EPOS, Mr. Tenzer talks about the presidential elections in France, focusing on the victory of Macron, the defeated of the traditional parties, the “European Dream” and the internal and external political challenges that the newly elected President is asked to address. The interview is both in English and French

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Epos converses with Emmanuel Dupuy

by Nicolamaria Coppola (EPOS)
EPOS Conversations

In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris, French President François Hollande called for legislative reforms that would expand the country’s ability to fight terrorism both at home and abroad. He appealed for amendments to the Constitution that would create "an appropriate tool we can use without having to resort to the state of emergency". In the light of the fact that President Hollande sought to extend the current state of emergency, we wonder: what is the line between collective security and individual liberty? In the following exclusive interview for EPOS, Emmanuel Dupuy tries to answer this hard question. Expert in security issues and geopolitics of the Mediterranean region, Dupuy is the President of Paris-based institute IPSE, Institut Prospective et Sécurité en Europe. In the interview, he focuses on the security aspects of the issues, and he analyses accurately the debate on the traditional democratic guarantees that could be affected and be jeopardized after the latest event

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Epos converses with Nicolas Tenzer

by Nicolamaria Coppola (EPOS)
EPOS Conversations

Terrorist attacks in Paris have left more than 120 people dead yesterday. The attacks took place in multiple locations and involved different methods. The identity of the terrorists and their motives are still unknown, although French President François Hollande has promised a "merciless" response. EPOS has interviewed Nicolas Tenzer in order to better understand and to depict clearly what is happening in France and in Europe after the terrorist attacks in Paris. Mr Tenzer is an expert in geopolitics, geostrategies and security affairs. Senior civil servant, writer, and editor, Nicolas Tenzer is the director of the journal "Le Banquet", and President of the Centre d’étude et de réflexion pour l’action politique (CERAP). In the following exclusive interview for EPOS, Mr Tenzer discusses sensitive issues like terrorism, fundamentalism and security in the aftermath of the tragic episodes in France

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Par Emmanuel Dupuy
EPOS Insights

Le retour en grâce de la «Hard policy» et de la Realpolitik

En prenant un bain de foule dans les rues de Benghazi, aux côtés du premier ministre britannique, David Cameron et du président du CNT libyen, Moustapha Abdeljalil, le président de la République française Nicolas Sarkozy est venu rappeler qu’en matière de politique étrangère, le verbe et le geste vont souvent de pair…

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Voisinages stratégiques de lâ UE

Sunday, 27 February 2011 17:05
Par Emmanuel Dupuy
EPOS Insights

Structuration des politiques de voisinages immédiats/ perspectives futures de coopération transrégionaux

La réunion tripartite réunissant à Deauville, le Président français, Nicolas Sarkozy, la chancelière allemande, Angela Merkel et le Président russe, Dmitri Medvedev a paru pour certains préfigurer un décrochage inédit et inquiétant quant à la solidarité européenne traditionnelle en matière de politique étrangère commune. Les principales critiques se sont notamment focaliser sur les relations que l’UE entend engager avec ses partenaires de son voisinage oriental.

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