Articles on François Godement

Macron and the French Paradox (Commentary)

François Godement - 25 April 2017

While commentators focused largely on negative aspects, France has seen an unprecedentedly pro-European electoral campaign.

French election candidates on the European test (Commentary)

François Godement & Manuel Lafont Rapnouil - 10 April 2017

All major candidates see the international situation through the lens of Europe.

China and North Korea : a test case for China’s future international role (Commentary)

François Godement - 17 March 2017

China continues to prioritise its own strategic priorities over counter-proliferation and international accords.

Europe’s Trump-China dilemma (Commentary)

François Godement - 31 January 2017

A multilateral order with China and without America is simply impossible. 

Donald Trump, "One China" and the global order (Commentary)

François Godement - 13 December 2016

The return on the US table of the Taiwan issue gives us an inkling of what Trump's foreign policy priorities might be.

Asia awaits Trump (Commentary)

François Godement - 14 November 2016

Asian partners and rivals alike will be justifiably nervous at the prospect of a Trump presidency, but they should not read too much into campaign rhetoric.

Why less Europe is no Europe - comparing the fates of CETA and MES (Commentary)

François Godement - 25 October 2016

The more power delegated to the Commission, with the appropriate balance of power with a strengthened EU Parliament, the more likely we are to get outcomes representing the majority of Europeans. 

Brexit: A game of bluff (Commentary)

François Godement - 06 October 2016

Size does not necessarily equal strength, and the European Union has holes in its strategy.

Duterte trumps Trump (Commentary)

François Godement - 16 September 2016

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte’s call for US troops and advisors to leave the Philippines, shortly after issuing an expletive ridden description of President Barack Obama, needs to be taken seriously.

EU strength and weakness facing China (Commentary)

François Godement - 28 July 2016

The divergence between the EU's recent statements on Market Economy Status and the South China Sea issue reflect the strengths and weaknesses of the EU itself.