Le monde se réarme, l’Europe ne doit pas s’endormir

  D’ici à 2016, la Russie prévoit d’augmenter de 44 % son budget militaire. Elle n’est pas la seule. Toutes les puissances montantes du siècle empruntent la même voie. Paris et Berlin doivent trouver une réponse commune.     Soit le cas d’école suivant, pour étudiants en MBA. La multinationale Goliath, au parcours chahuté mais glorieux […]

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France’s Africa problem keeps getting worse

  A game of high-stakes telephone is threatening to amplify tensions between France and its former colony Morocco. On Sunday, Rabat issued a strong condemnation of statements attributed to the French ambassador to the United States François Delattre, who in 2011 reportedly described Morocco as a “mistress with whom we sleep every night, with whom we are not […]

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The Winners and Losers in Obama’s Defense Spending Request

  The blade hasn’t fallen yet, but Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel raised the ax Monday when he offered a sneak peek of the Pentagon’s planned budget for next year. The Pentagon is asking Congress for $496 billion, $45 billion less than it originally expected. Tucked inside that budget trimming are a host of winners—programs and priorities […]

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