• Johannes Thimm

    The United States and Multilateral Treaties: A Policy Puzzle

    Boulder: First Forum Press, 2016, 287 pages

    Why is the US so reluctant to join global multilateral treaties, even those in line with its own policies? Johannes Thimm explores the role of domestic politics in US unilateralism in his new book — and concludes that the real puzzle is not why the US supports so few international treaties, but rather how it manages to join any at all.   more
  • Sustainability, Climate and Energy

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    The new dossier deals with developments in the field of sustainability, climate and energy. It displays publications and other products by SWP researchers that track international and European policy processes, and discuss recommendations for action.

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  • Border Security, Camps, Quotas: The Future of European Refugee Policy?

    On 18 March 2016, the EU member states and Turkey concluded an agreement on the return of persons having arrived in Greece irregularly – in the hope of reducing the number of irregular migrants coming into the EU. After months of member states being... more
  • The long arm of the dictator

    Photo: Sharif Hassan / CC BY 2.0 DE, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

    From the very outset, Egypt's President Sisi has pursued policies of exclusion and polarisation. It is time for the EU to hold him to account and ensure that any aid granted is made contingent upon political inclusion and better governance, say Stephan Roll and Lars Brozus.

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  • Due Diligence in Cyberspace

    Guidelines for International and European Cyber Policy and Cybersecurity Policy

    Global cyberspace is undergoing fundamental change. There are now frequent references to a “fragmentation of the Internet”, but many European and international working groups are also increasingly aware that “a free, open and at the same time secure... more
  • Joining Forces: Necessary Steps for Developing the Comprehensive Approach

    In June 2016 Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission (HR/VP), will unveil the new EU Global Strategy. The document succeeds the European Security... more

Analytical and academic papers

Annegret Bendiek

Due Diligence in Cyberspace

SWP Research Paper 2016/RP 07, May 2016, 33 Pages
Felix Heiduk

Indonesia in ASEAN

SWP Research Paper 2016/RP 06, April 2016, 38 Pages

Dossiers

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Sustainability, Climate and Energy

The new dossier deals with developments in the field of sustainability, climate and energy. It displays publications and other products by SWP researchers that track international and European policy processes, and discuss recommendations for action.
Last Update June 2016
Ukrainian soldier at a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region, Ukraine, 19.02.2015; Source: dpa-picturealliance

Crisis in and around Ukraine

Internal and external developments in Ukraine and Russia; repercussions of crisis in the region and for European and international security.
Last Update February 2016

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The United States and Multilateral Treaties: A Policy Puzzle


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