Articles on François Godement

China Steps Up to World Stage, Cautiously (Commentary)

François Godement - 24 April 2009

China isn?t ready to play the big boy on the world?s stage, argues Francois Godement.

China and the Global Crisis: Will Beijing be part of the solution? (Commentary)

François Godement - 31 March 2009

The latest 'China Analysis' bulletin examines China's role in ending the global financial crisis.

Nuke Proliferation Stirs (Commentary)

François Godement - 23 March 2009

As the world is approaching a new chapter in the proliferation of nuclear weapons, Iran and North Korea require a coordinated response, warns Fran?ois Godement.

China's Europe tour overshadowed by US relations (Commentary)

François Godement - 29 January 2009

Fran?ois Godement argues the Chinese Premier's European trip will do little to mask recent diplomatic disputes.

Europe is repeating the errors of Asia 10 years ago (Commentary)

François Godement - 09 October 2008

Even if global action by central banks saves the day, Europe will have taken a step backwards. Yet crises are opportunities for political creativity.

Sarkozy's tightrope act on China (Commentary)

François Godement - 20 July 2008

Sarkozy's attempts to establish a solid basis for a strategic partnership with China are useful to the EU as a whole. In French.

Sarkozy and the Olympics (Commentary)

François Godement - 03 July 2008

Nicolas Sarkozy will soon announce whether he will attend the opening ceremony of the Olympics. He should definitely go.

For Tibet, Barroso's China visit is key (Commentary)

François Godement - 22 April 2008

During his upcoming visit to China, EC President Barroso will need to convince the Chinese leadership to begin talks with the Dalai Lama.

Tibet - avoiding the tie-break (Commentary)

François Godement - 10 April 2008

EU governments should put concrete demands to the Chinese government, including a comprehensive review of its Tibet policy.

One China against one dream (Commentary)

François Godement - 17 March 2008

The events shaking the wider Tibetan area should lead both the Chinese government and its international partners to a deep reconsideration of past policies.