Observatory of the Black, Gulf and Mediterranean Seas (OBGMS)

Geostrategic Maritime Review, Spring/Summer issue 2014

Our bi-annual Géostrategic Martime Review is now available. Here is the Table Contents :  Table of Contents, GMR n° 2 2014 To receive your personal copy, please fill out the … Continue reading

May 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

The President invited on France24 to discuss escalation in #Ukraine

François Picard invited the President to participate in France24’s nightly “The Debate” show, with this evening’s theme being “Escalation in Ukraine”. Participating in tonight’s show were : former French Ambassador … Continue reading

April 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

The President attends the 2nd France-Russia conference in Paris

As the Observatory is very attentive to strategic events in its neighborhood, such as the crisis in Ukraine, the President attended this high level conference which was organised by #IRIS,the … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

The President interviewed @RadioTeleSuisse

The President was invited to give her analysis on the situation in #Ukraine as the summit in Geneva opens tomorrow : http://www.rts.ch/la-1ere/programmes/forum/5758631-ukraine-que-peut-on-vraiment-negocier-avec-les-russes-16-04-2014.html?f=player/popup

April 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dr Shmelova and France Mochel at PSB

  The President invited Dr Shmelova and France Mochel to speak to her class on European Institutions from two different perspectives : Dr Shmelova spoke to the students about Ukraine … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

The President, Dr Shmelova and Dr Craciun speak at the 6th Geopolitical Festival in Grenoble

The President, Dr Shmelova and Dr Craciun at the International Center in Grenoble following their conferences at the 6th Geopolitical Festival, April 4.  The overall theme of this year’s Festival … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

La Présidente à Rabat

La Présidente a été invité le 28 mars dernier par l’IRES et la Konrad Adenauer Stiftung pour participer aux tables rondes sur le thème des “Enjeux et Défis de la … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

The President on France24 to discuss Crimea

    This evening, the President was invited by François Picard to participate in the Debat show from 19h Paris time with Thornike Goradze, Anton Koslov and MEP Libor Roucek … Continue reading

March 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Geostrategy of the Russian Navy in the Black Sea

In case you missed our first issue of the Geostrategic Maritime Review, it is a good time to take a look at Dr Irina Isakova’s article on page 29, entitled “Geostrategy … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

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  • Why They Fought
    How War Made the State and the State Made Peace October 20, 2014 Michael Mandelbaum According to Ian Morris, the author of a sweeping history of conflict from prehistoric times to the present, war can sometimes produce safety. But his account runs into difficulties as it approaches the present. War! What Is It Good For? Conflict and the Progress of Civilizat […]
  • The Good War?
    What Went Wrong in Afghanistan -- and How to Make It Right October 20, 2014 Peter Tomsen Summary:  More than 13 years after 9/11, the Afghan war is far from over, even if Washington insists that the U.S. role in it will soon come to an end. Three recent books help explain why, and what Washington needs to do next to protect the gains that have been made. War […]
  • Pick Your Battles
    Ending America’s Era of Permanent War
 October 20, 2014 Richard K. Betts Summary:  After a decade-plus of war, the lessons for the United States are clear: fight fewer, more traditional wars and fight them more decisively. Above all, avoid getting entangled in the politics of chaotic countries. For more than a decade now, U.S. soldiers have been laboring und […]
  • How To Muddle Through With Iran
    Finding Middle Ground In the Iranian Nuclear Talks October 16, 2014 Dennis Ross Summary:  A comprehensive deal is the least likely outcome to emerge from the Iranian nuclear talks before the November 24 deadline. It would be to both sides' advantage to find a way to muddle through by avoiding any formalized agreement or extension. It is no accident that […]
  • Lebanon's Jewish Revival
    An Embattled Minority Restores Its Past October 14, 2014 Adam Rasmi Summary:  Most Lebanese Jews left their homeland in the twentieth century. But some Lebanese are now hoping this trend can be reversed -- and there may be cause for optimism. Miriam Mizrahi Guindi, a Syrian Jew originally from Aleppo, set sail from Mexico City to Beirut in 1946. Already preg […]

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  • 33-mepc-67-bwm October 20, 2014
    Page Heading: IMO’s environment committee addresses implementation issues as ballast water management treaty nears entry into force Page Subheading: Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 67thh session, 13 to 17 October 2014 Article Date: 20/10/2014 Description: Resolutions address type-approval of BWM systems and port State control. Rollup Image: […]
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  • 31-MEPC-67-preview October 9, 2014
    Page Heading: Polar Code and ballast water management on agenda at IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee Page Subheading: Preview: Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 67th session, 13 to 17 October 2014 Article Date: 24/09/2014 Description: Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meets for 67th session from 13 to 17 October. Rollup […]
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  • 32-mepc-polar October 20, 2014
    Page Heading: Draft Polar Code approved by IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee Page Subheading: Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 67thh session, 13 to 17 October 2014 Article Date: 20/10/2014 Description: Key step towards mandatory Polar Code achieved. Rollup Image:
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  • 30-FAL-39 September 30, 2014
    Page Heading: Mandatory electronic information exchange on horizon following revised FAL Convention approval Article Date: 30/09/2014 Description: Facilitation Committee approves revised annex to Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic (FAL). Rollup Image:
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  • 29-WMD September 25, 2014
    Page Heading: World Maritime Day 2014: IMO conventions: effective implementation Page Subheading: World Maritime Day 25th September 2014 Article Date: 25/09/2014 Description: IMO conventions: effective implementation. Rollup Image:
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