Analytical and academic papers

Uwe Halbach, Manarsha Isaeva

Dagestan: Russia’s Most Troublesome Republic

SWP Research Paper 2015/RP 07, August 2015, 26 Pages
Evita Schmieg

Sustainable Development by Trade and Investment Agreements?

SWP Research Paper 2015/RP 06, July 2015, 31 Pages

"Point of View"

Guido Steinberg

A German Strategy for Syria

A new strategy on Syria is a matter of urgency, given the magnitude of the Syrian refugee exodus and the terrorist threat ISIS poses to Europe. Guido Steinberg identifies the three aspects Germany should concentrate on. more


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 April 2015
Houthi supporters with weapons held al;oft shout anti-Saudi slogans during a rally demanding an end to Saudi-led military operations on Houthis and their allies, in Sana'a, Yemen, 22 April 2015; Source: dpa-picturealliance

Upheavals in the Arab World

New Dossier: Politics and society of individual countries, regional developments and international politics towards the region.
Last Update October 2015

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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