• A New Arctic Strategy for the EU

    Maritime Security and Geopolitical Signalling

    The European Union is an Arctic actor with a long record of engagement. Climate change and safeguarding the Arctic, sustainable development and international co­operation are the priority areas guiding its Arctic policy and its numerous projects in the… more

  • Annegret Bendiek, Matthias C. Kettemann

    Revisiting the EU Cybersecurity Strategy: A Call for EU Cyber Diplomacy

    In December 2020, the European Union (EU) presented its new strategy on cybersecurity with the aim of strengthening Europe’s technological and digital sovereignty. The document lists reform projects that will link cybersecurity more closely with the EU’s… more

  • The Italian Challenge: Can Draghi Master It?

    The new Italian prime minister, Mario Draghi, will have very little time to solve the country’s structural problems, which have existed for decades. It is therefore crucial for someone to take the helm after him who will build on his achievements, says Paweł Tokarski. more

  • Intissar Fakir, Isabelle Werenfels

    The Pandemic and Governance in the Maghreb: A Moment of Truth

    The Covid-19 Pandemic Tests the Sustainability of Different Governance Approaches

    The global pandemic crisis has highlighted the inherent weaknesses of governance in countries of the Maghreb. It has underscored Morocco’s lagging human development and infrastructure amid growing authoritarianism. In Algeria, where the government is… more

  • Back to the Future? International Climate Policy in 2021

    New Constellations for the EU’s Climate Diplomacy

    In 2021 the international climate policy agenda will need to catch up on much that was not accomplished in 2020. Because of the pandemic, deadlines were postponed and processes slowed down. What is the position of major climate policy powers in early… more

  • Eric J. Ballbach, Laura Morazzini

    A Restrained Embrace

    South Korea’s Response to Germany’s Indo-Pacific Strategy

    While the adoption of the Policy Guidelines for the Indo-Pacific (PGIP or Guidelines) by the Federal Foreign Office of Germany in September 2020 has raised significant interest among observers, much more attention needs to be paid to the role and response… more

Analytical and academic papers

Michael Paul

A New Arctic Strategy for the EU

SWP Comment 2021/C 17, March 2021, 4 Pages

doi:10.18449/2021C17

Annegret Bendiek, Matthias C. Kettemann

Revisiting the EU Cybersecurity Strategy: A Call for EU Cyber Diplomacy

SWP Comment 2021/C 16, February 2021, 8 Pages

doi:10.18449/2021C16

Intissar Fakir, Isabelle Werenfels

The Pandemic and Governance in the Maghreb: A Moment of Truth

SWP Comment 2021/C 15, February 2021, 8 Pages

doi:10.18449/2021C15

Eckhard Lübkemeier

Standing on Our Own Feet? Opportunities and Risks of European Self-Defence

SWP Research Paper 2021/RP 01, February 2021, 37 Pages

doi:10.18449/2021RP01

Franziska Smolnik

The Strategic Partnership between Georgia and the United States: Vision Wanted

SWP Research Paper 2020/RP 15, December 2020, 33 Pages

doi:10.18449/2020RP15

»Point of View«

The Italian Challenge: Can Draghi Master It?

The new Italian prime minister, Mario Draghi, will have very little time to solve the country’s structural problems, which have existed for decades. It is therefore crucial for someone to take the helm after him who will build on his achievements, says Paweł Tokarski.

more

Turkey’s Ruling Alliance Facing Protests: On the Attack or the Defensive?

Ankara’s harsh response to the protests at Boğaziçi University belie the vulnerabilities of the AKP/MHP coalition. Sinem Adar argues that Europe should not turn a blind eye to the repression of dissent.

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Dossiers

Botschafterkonferenz

“Digitalisation – Cyber – Internet”: The Role of the Digital in International Politics

Digital Foreign Policy, Cyber-Security, International Law & Human Rights, Regional Perspectives. The dossier seeks to offer orientation in this complex field and offers compilations of relevant publications by SWP authors in the respective fields.

Dossier, last update: March 2021
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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.

Dossier, last update: March 2021
EU-Fahne und Globus mit Europa

Challenges of the EU Common Foreign and Security Policy

Our new dossier considers what the CFSP currently achieves, where the problems lie and how it could be reformed. Each of the five chapters contains a compilation of relevant publications by SWP researchers.

Dossier, last update: March 2021

Forced Displacement and Migration

The dossier introduces the topics of International Migration Trends; Forced Displacement, Migration and Development; International Cooperation; European Migration and Refugee Policy; and National Migration and Refugee Policy, and pools publications by SWP authors.

Dossier, last update: March 2021

Corona Crisis

The impact of the corona crisis is already enormous. As the number of identified cases climbs economies are shrinking and nations closing their borders. Our multi-perspectival dossier addresses the pandemic, with up-to-date situation reports, comprehensive impact assessments and concrete policy recommendations.

Dossier, last update: February 2021

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New Books

Moritz Bälz, Hanns Günther Hilpert, Frank Rövekamp (eds.)
Monetary Policy Implementation in East Asia

This book shares essential insights into the implementation of monetary policy in various East Asian countries.


Wolfram Lacher
Libya's Fragmentation

Structure and Process in Violent Conflict