• SWP in the Media

    "Ankara's priorities are very different to US, EU"

    For Turkey, fighting the "Islamic State" is not the top priority. Fighting PKK and the Assad regime is more important from Ankara's point of view, Günter Seufert says in an interview with Deutsche Welle. more
  • Dilek Kurban

    Europe as an Agent of Change

    The Role of the European Court of Human Rights and the EU in Turkey’s Kurdish Policies

    Notwithstanding the ongoing negotiations between the PKK and the government, the crux of Turkey’s Kurdish issue remains the structural inequalities against the Kurds, which are deeply rooted in an anti-democratic politico-legal regime. Certainly, Turkey... more
  • Jens Bastian

    Greece: Light at the End of the Tunnel

    Where does Greece stand today, six years after the outbreak of a severe economic crisis, which has led to drastic social repercussions and contributed to major political changes in the country? Key questions are being asked in public debates: If Greece... more
  • NATO-Russia Relations after the Newport Summit

    Reassurance, Cooperation and Security Guarantees

    A key aspect of the NATO summit in Newport (Wales) was the reaction of the alliance to Russia’s annexation of Crimea and its destabilisation of Eastern Ukraine. However, apart from the decision to create a high-readiness force, and an action plan for... more
  • China’s Approach to International Climate Policy

    Change Begins at Home

    Chinese government officials have repeatedly declared that China – now the world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitter – wants to take on more responsibility for climate policy at the international level. Chinese emissions targets were announced in July... more
  • Economic Reforms in France

    Bleak Macroeconomic Data Is Shaking Politics in Paris and Cementing France’s Traditional Approach towards the Economic and Monetary Union

    With the third government since his election in May 2012, President Hollande will soon enter the second half of his term of office. He came to power with promises of economic recovery. However, the implementation of a coherent economic program quickly... more

Analytical and academic papers

Jens Bastian

Greece: Light at the End of the Tunnel

SWP Comments 2014/C 42, October 2014, 8 Pages
Markus Kaim, Margarete Klein

NATO-Russia Relations

SWP Comments 2014/C 41, October 2014, 4 Pages
Susanne Dröge, Gudrun Wacker

China’s Approach to International Climate Policy

SWP Comments 2014/C 40, September 2014, 4 Pages
Dilek Kurban

Europe's Role in Turkey’s Kurdish Policies

SWP Research Paper 2014/RP 09, October 2014, 30 Pages
Margarete Klein

Russia's East Asia Policy

SWP Research Paper 2014/RP 08, September 2014, 37 Pages

"Point of View"

Dr. Muriel Asseburg, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)

A Durable Ceasefire for Gaza

A ceasefire is not only needed to stop the killing and suffering in Gaza but also to prevent the next round of violence. For a durable ceasefire the blockade of Gaza must be lifted, says Muriel Asseburg. more

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New Books

Max Mutschler
Arms Control in Space

Exploring Conditions for Preventive Arms Control

Henriette Rytz
Ethnic Interest Groups in US Foreign Policy-Making

A Cuban-American Story of Success and Failure