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Post U.S. elections: New Foreign Policy Agenda Towards the Atlantic

Ian Lesser | Thu, 01 December 2016

This podcast is performed by Dr. Ian Lesser. November 8th came as a surprise to many in the foreign policy world when the United States elected Donald Trump as its new president. While the U.S.’ transatlantic partners in the EU and NATO contemplate what this means for their relationship – the rest of the Atlantic responded in a mixture of disbelief and diplomatic congratulations as many advocated for the respect for state sovereignty and self-determination. While President-elect Trump has been vague on his foreign policy platform, he has been outspoken on migration and trade negotiations like TPP, TTIP and NATFA – all issues that could greatly affect the Atlantic space. Join us as we discuss with Ian Lesser the U.S. elections results and what the new U.S. foreign policy agenda towards the Atlantic may look like.

The Brexit and EU's Disintegration Dynamics

Pol Morillas | Tue, 22 November 2016

This podcast is performed by Pol Morillas. The European Council of 18-19 February 2016 will be marked by the presentation of the final deal between David Cameron and the rest of EU leaders in view of the Brexit referendum, to be held before 2017. What way ahead from now? What are the prospects for UK's exit of the EU? And what would be the implications for the EU's future from the Brexit?

Trump et l’Asie : Fin du pivot et montée des incertitudes

Céline Pajon | Tue, 15 November 2016

Ce podcast est délivré par Céline Pajon. L’élection de Donald Trump, porteuse de fortes incertitudes en matière de politique étrangère, a été observée avec inquiétude en Asie.
Les alliés de Washington s’alarment d’un possible retrait stratégique américain, alors que la Chine y voit une opportunité à saisir pour redéfinir la relation bilatérale à son avantage.
L’enjeu est important car l’arrivée de Trump qui remet en cause les partenariats de sécurité et les accords de libre-échange pourrait signifier la fin du « pivot » en Asie et la confirmation de la prédominance chinoise dans la région.

Spécial élections présidentielles aux Etats Unis

Pascal Chaigneau | Fri, 11 November 2016

Ce podcast est délivré par Pascal Chaigneau. M. Pascal Chaigneau est Professeur des Universités, professeur à HEC et président de la section de science politique de l’Université Paris V Sorbonne Paris Cité.
Il est également Avocat à la Cour, arbitre international, titulaire de la spécialité de droit des relations internationales du Barreau de Paris.
Il est officier de la Légion d’Honneur et du mérite maritime, commandeur de l’Ordre National du Mérite, des Palmes Académiques et des Arts et Lettres.

The European Refugee Crisis and the Rise of Populism in Europe

Elena Sanchez | Tue, 08 November 2016

This podcast is performed by Elena Sanchez. The complexity of the refugees crisis needs of a very in-depth analysis. There are so many factors and variables involved in this phenomenon that the risk to forget few of them is rather usual among the analysis. The briefing will be focus on the main dimensions that explain what is happening with the refugees crisis and some of the consequences that this refugee crisis is having for the European Union. The presentation will focus on 3 main dimensions: 1) The Governance in the EU, or the lack of it; 2) The relocation of refugees in the EU; 3) The necessity to bolster the external actions to prevent an increase of the crisis