François Godement

Trump-Kim: Reading through the liar’s poker

Each of the two has a personal and strategic interest in reaching an agreement. They can no longer stop the game that they have started

May unwavering in China

Even though the UK is currently weakened by Brexit, May showed true British stubborness during her visit in China and did not bow down to their demands

Dancing with the bear: Macron in China

In different ways, Macron and Xi exemplify the rise of individual authority and personal aura over party politics

China: All the President’s men

Shared values or interests between China and the West will be few and far between in the coming years

Korean peninsula: the plot thickens

Trump’s hard-nosed approach to North Korea is likely to have played a role in the election of a South Korean president who takes a softer view of Pyongyang, and who opposes US intervention