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Thomas Flichy de La Neuville is a Research Professor at IWP. He is currently serving as the Chair of Geopolitics at the Rennes School of Business. Full bio

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Janus-Faced Diplomacies

Thomas Flichy de La Neuville is a Research Professor at IWP and a Doctor of Research (with French Agrégation qualification) in History and Geopolitics Chair at the Rennes School of Business. The art of diplomacy is founded on ambiguity.[1] Foreign policy is rarely enacted singlehandedly. Duets are infinitely more effective. As such, an official representative…

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A Cooling Climate & a Breakaway from Nature: How Gabriel Tarde imagined the modern world in 1896

In 1896, a magistrate from the Perigord region of France, Gabriel Tarde, tried to imagine how the planet would evolve in the 21st century. His work Fragment d’histoire future depicts humanity after a climate catastrophe in which the sun has shown clear signs of fading, causing global temperatures to fall. Yet the scientific world appears…

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The Persian Gulf: Transitioning towards an increasingly complex interplay of geopolitical influences

Thomas Flichy de La Neuville is a Research Professor at IWP and History Research Director (with French Agrégation qualification) and Professor of International Relations at the Rennes School of Business. As of July 2017, there was on average just one American carrier strike group[1] or amphibious ready group[2] in the Persian Gulf.[3] However, since mid-May…

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Insignificant Research into Trifling Details: René Guénon on the Failure of Universities

Thomas Flichy de La Neuville is a Research Professor at IWP and History Research Director (with French Agrégation qualification) and Professor of International Relations at the Rennes School of Business. When René Guénon published Orient et Occident (East and West) in 1924, the industrialization of knowledge had already been inflicted upon the university machine for…

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