Two Parisian bookstores, side by side, are waging a culture war – The Washington Post

One right-wing bookshop is trying to normalize white supremacist anger. The Anglophone bookshop next door is having none of it. — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/two-parisian-bookstores-side-by-side-are-waging-a-culture-war/2019/06/13/d234c051-a5f2-48f1-bd11-48f6bbe71677_story.html

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French Foreign Policy in East Africa: Not Without Challenges, but Promising Signs Exist – Future Directions International

France is concerned about the increasing influence of China in the East African region. Its renewed interest there is partly due to a desire to offset China’s gains while also deepening mutually-beneficial economic and political links with three key regional countries: Djibouti, Ethiopia and Kenya. — Read on http://www.futuredirections.org.au/publication/french-foreign-policy-in-east-africa-not-without-challenges-but-promising-signs-exist/

Renewables & Geopolitics: China – pv magazine International

In a new interview in a series on renewable energy and geopolitics, Indra Overland describes the possible trajectory of China's bid to become the world's solar energy leader. After building a leading position in key technologies and manufacturing, China may find a potential partner in the European Union, especially if the U.S. government pushes forward … Continue reading Renewables & Geopolitics: China – pv magazine International