Articles on François Godement

Will Europe rise to the Eyjafjallajokull challenge? (Commentary)

François Godement & Daniel Korski - 20 April 2010

The eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano has created transport chaos, but the EU can lead the way in finding a trans-national solution to a cross-border crisis.

Copenhagen, and why Beijing should not over-play its hand (Commentary)

François Godement - 25 March 2010

The Copenhagen Climate Conference showed the world that China was willing to use its power aggresively. But although it walked away without having given an inch, Beijing should worry about over-playing a strong hand

Has the EU escaped a Chinese rescue? (Commentary)

François Godement - 17 February 2010

There is one worrying element to Greece's financial tragedy that people seem to have forgotten: Greece first turned to Beijing for help.

Again, the China arms embargo issue (Commentary)

François Godement - 03 February 2010

Spain's call for the EU to lift the arms embargo against China suffers from bad timing and blundering diplomacy.

The EU and China: Talking past each other (Commentary)

François Godement - 08 December 2009

Did anybody notice the recent EU-China summit that took place at the end of November in Nanjing? No? The summit only lasted an hour and forty-five minutes.

Obama in Asia (Commentary)

François Godement - 16 November 2009

Despite dissimilarities between them, a G2 of China and the US haunts Europe.

La Chine, vieux pays, mais jeune puissance ?conomique (Commentary)

François Godement - 30 September 2009

Nous sommes face ? la cons?cration d'un mythe fondateur, celui d'une superpuissance.

Asia-Pacific security in the context of global economic crisis (Commentary)

François Godement - 25 August 2009

The world crisis and its impact on Asian regional integration and economic security: An article for the Asia-Pacific Security Forum 2009.

Iran: A European issue (Commentary)

François Godement - 19 June 2009

Iran's political fate carries great implications for Europeans, and the EU's traditional negotiation methods might not be enough.