• SWP in the Media

    Analyst: De Mistrua's Syria Plan Risks 'Another Srebrenica'

    The objective of Staffan de Mistura, international envoy to Syria, should be the protection of civilians and not the creation of freeze zones, which, for lack of a balance of interests on the ground, will become killing fields, Khaled Yacoub Oweis says in an interview with The Syrian Observer. more
  • Amel Boubekeur

    The Politics of Protest in Tunisia

    Instrument in Parties’ Competition vs. Tool for Participation

    The compromise that was reached between the Tunisian Islamists of Ennahda and old regime players in the fall of 2013 made it possible to adopt a new constitution in early 2014, hold elections by the end of that year, and form a national unity government... more
  • Egypt’s Nile Water Policy under Sisi

    Security Interests Promote Rapprochement with Ethiopia

    Under Abdel Fatah al-Sisi Egypt has moderated its stance in the Nile water dispute with Ethiopia, the most important state upstream. In the conflict over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Cairo is now seeking cooperation rather than conflict.... more
  • #We Are Not Charlie

    Muslims’ Differentiated Reactions to the Paris Attacks, and the Dangers of Indiscriminate Finger-pointing

    After the January 2015 attacks in Paris, Muslims from all over the world showed impressive solidarity with the victims. This was the more surprising given that the victims included cartoonists working for the satirical magazine “Charlie Hebdo”, whose... more
  • Russia’s New Military Doctrine

    NATO, the United States and the “Colour Revolutions”

    Russia’s new Military Doctrine is characterised by its close linkage of foreign and domestic threat perceptions. While the former relate to NATO and the United States, the Kremlin’s concerns over the latter revolve around the spectre of a Russian... more
  • Seas of Trouble: Enduring Territorial Conflicts in East and Southeast Asia

    In the last five years, tensions have increased between China and a number of neighboring states over territorial disputes in the East and South China Sea. In some cases, there have even been threats of armed conflicts. China’s increasingly aggressive... more

Analytical and academic papers

Amel Boubekeur

Tunisia: Politics of Protest

SWP Comments 2015/C 13, March 2015, 8 Pages
Jannis Grimm

Paris Attacks: Muslims’ Reactions

SWP Comments 2015/C 12, February 2015, 8 Pages
Tobias von Lossow, Stephan Roll

Egypt’s Nile Water Policy

SWP Comments 2015/C 11, February 2015, 4 Pages
Marianne Beisheim

Reviewing the Post-2015 SDGs and Partnerships

SWP Research Paper 2015/RP 01, January 2015, 37 Pages
Judith Vorrath

Organized Crime in Liberia and Sierra Leone

SWP Research Paper 2014/RP 13, November 2014, 30 Pages

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