France and India Deepen Ties
February 18, 2013
France and India Deepen Ties
Visits to New Delhi by Francois Hollande and David Cameron highlight India’s growing importance for Europe.
France and India Deepen Ties
French Polynesia Battles for Independence
October 10, 2012
French Polynesia Battles for Independence
If President Oscar Manutahi Temaru gets his way, French Polynesia could one day become an independent nation – but at what cost?
French Polynesia Battles for Independence
April 27, 2012
The Bollywood of France
Bollywood’s influence isn’t hard to find in Europe. But one France-based band is taking it to a different level.
The Bollywood of France
Japan's Cultural Diplomacy Future
April 20, 2012
Japan's Cultural Diplomacy Future
If Japan wants to ensure it stays relevant on the international stage then it needs to better utilize its culture.
Japan's Cultural Diplomacy Future
February 18, 2012
South Korea’s Nuclear Challenge
After the Fukushima disaster almost a year ago, residents in the South Korean city of Gyeongju worry their government isn’t doing enough to prevent something similar.
South Korea’s Nuclear Challenge
Indian Military Goes French
February 05, 2012
Indian Military Goes French
The Indian Air Force has opted for Dassault’s Rafale fighter jet to fulfill its multi-billion dollar contract. It’s a major blow to the Eurofighter.
Indian Military Goes French
Iran: Between U.S. and a Hard Place
January 21, 2012
Iran: Between U.S. and a Hard Place
Iran’s supreme leader has built much of his legitimacy around demonizing the United States. So what could he really offer in talks with the U.S.?
Iran: Between U.S. and a Hard Place
Should Asia Try to Rescue Europe?
November 21, 2011
Should Asia Try to Rescue Europe?
China can’t be expected to lead a rescue of Europe’s teetering economy. But as the risk of pain in Asia grows, some kind of concerted effort is looking essential.
Should Asia Try to Rescue Europe?
Nuclear Babies and Bathwater
March 03, 2011
Nuclear Babies and Bathwater
France wants to take a bigger slice of the nuclear pie from countries such as South Korea. But caution is essential.
Nuclear Babies and Bathwater
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