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François Godement
Historian, Senior Policy Fellow & Director of Asia & China programme, also non-resident senior associate . RTs not endorsements etc...
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François Godement Oct 16
Direct and fast access via the Brenner to Germany, Austria, not to mention Northern Italy: real competition for North Sea ports - and for Marseille. Piraeus will have been a demonstrator.
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François Godement Oct 14
It seems France, Germany and the UK have just made a public demand of this. Dictatorships are emulating and encouraging each other - poisoning, disappearances, kidnappings - and observe what has been the under-reaction of democracies.
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François Godement Oct 11
Ted Cruz leading 6-9 % in Texas polls. Are we beginning to see where the mid-terms are going?
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François Godement Oct 11
Doug Paal - long a realist engager towards China - is almost begging Beijing to put lipstick on the pig and appear more convincing to partners But is this a Xi Jinping priority?
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Sophie Richardson Oct 10
Especially for officials who wanted “more facts” on abuses, here you go: China legalises ‘re-education camps’ for ‘religious extremists’ in Xinjiang
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François Godement Oct 8
And it’s 两面派 of course...
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François Godement Oct 8
Public Security spiel on cites bribery, also "Zhou Yongkang's poisonous influence", eradication of "two-faced people and two faced-factions“ (两面拍). Repeatedly stresses loyalty to Xi. It's got to be all this to justify such harm to China's reputation.
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François Godement Sep 24
L’intention est bonne, et l’Europe avance dans plusieurs domaines malgré les désaccords connus. Mais comment oublier la disproportion avec les États-Unis des moyens vraiment utilisables- défense notamment? L’ONU c’est aussi faire appliquer les résolutions.
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LASSERRE ISABELLE Sep 14
L'excellent F. Godement au Talk stratégique du Figaro : « La Chine veut un ordre international low cost » via . Propos recueillis par Isabelle Lasserre
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François Godement Sep 13
Well perhaps, but being invited “for a cup of tea” by the Gonganbu has a second meaning...
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Richard Osman Sep 13
Can you help two friends of mine? They’re coming to the UK, but only for 2 days. With time so tight, which two places should they visit?
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François Godement Sep 13
Tout á fait le format de touristes inoffensifs...
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François Godement Sep 12
This has eluded Japan since 1956, and even in the Gorbachev Eltsine era. If confirmed, major implications: Russia breaking free from China, Japan balancing its security. Putin: Postwar peace treaty with Japan “by end of the year” via
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François Godement Sep 11
What a pity and a loss for the EP among others.
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Bruno Tertrais Sep 10
Interview « sans pincettes » (sic)? Surtout interview d’une complaisance inouïe d’un grand promoteur de l’islamisme via
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François Godement Sep 6
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François Godement Sep 5
La difficile relation des universités et des experts avec le Parti Communiste Chinois, vue des États-Unis...
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François Godement Sep 3
Cet article devrait susciter une polémique, mais il énonce une vérité. “ La planète dit détester Trump, mais vote pour lui économiquement » — via
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François Godement Sep 3
An interesting take on web-based equality (of information, including where to find a cab!) vs. regulatory protection that does not benefit consumers. Other social impact missing from the piece, however.
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François Godement Aug 27
Le Hulot: indexé sur l’IFOP.
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