Stéphane Gompertz’s book is neither an autobiography, nor a university course. Based on the author’s experience, it is the defense and portrait of an often caricatured profession.
An original thesis: peace is inescapable (in spite of all the resurgence of wars); it will be contractual and democratic (in spite of the reforming of empires).
An eminent expert in international affairs offers a reflection on the disorder of the world and on the illusions of the recent past, in an attempt to discern the choices that must be made during the coming years.
Pierre Grosser is an expert in the history of international relations and in the post-Cold War period.
This book is the story of a divorce, the one between the United Kingdom and Europe with the referendum of 23 June 2016.