• Rethinking South Asia

    Scenarios for a Changing Geopolitical Landscape

    A number of developments suggest that South Asia’s political geography will be restructured in the medium to long term. The main external drivers are infrastructure projects – first and foremost the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) – which open up… more

  • More German ‘Blue Helmets’

    Four Reasons the Federal Republic of Germany Should Show Greater Commitment to UN Peacekeeping

    The German Armed Forces contribute to the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). This is the first time in more than 20 years that Germany has deployed a strong contingent for a United Nations peacekeeping… more

  • Cyprus Negotiations Thwarted by Issues on Security and Guarantees

    How Can the Peace Process Be Revived?

    The failure of the latest round of negotiations at Crans-Montana has disenchanted those who saw them as a historic opportunity for the resolution of the Cyprus problem. Issues regarding security and guarantees proved to be insurmountable obstacles to a… more

  • Syria’s Society Upended

    Societal Rifts Pose a Massive Challenge to Pursuit of a Political Solution

    The Syrian civil war has profoundly altered established business structures, a delicate balance of religious values, and long-standing ties between urban and rural areas. New networks, identities, and social hierarchies have emerged in connection with the… more

  • Claudia Major, Amélie Lohmann

    The Silent Revolution in European Defense

    [Translate to Englisch:] Bundeswehr-Hubschrauber

    With its new European Defense Fund, the EU is reaching an unprecedented milestone: funding the defense industry. This could be the much needed boost to allow European Defense to stand on its own feet, argue Amélie Lohmann and Claudia Major.

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Analytical and academic papers

Christian Wagner

Rethinking South Asia

SWP Comments 2017/C 30, August 2017, 4 Pages
Markus Kaim, Lena Strauß

More German ‘Blue Helmets’

SWP Comments 2017/C 29, July 2017, 4 Pages
Ioannis N. Grigoriadis

Cyprus Negotiations Thwarted

SWP Comments 2017/C 28, July 2017, 4 Pages
Oliver Meier

Non-Proliferation in Areas of Limited Statehood

SWP Research Paper 2017/RP 09, July 2017, 35 Pages
Steffen Angenendt, Anne Koch

Global Migration Governance and Mixed Flows

SWP Research Paper 2017/RP 08, June 2017, 30 Pages

»Point of View«

[Translate to Englisch:] Bundeswehr-Hubschrauber

The Silent Revolution in European Defense

With its new European Defense Fund, the EU is reaching an unprecedented milestone: funding the defense industry. This could be the much needed boost to allow European Defense to stand on its own feet, argue Amélie Lohmann and Claudia Major. more
Photo: Olahus, Western Balkans, beschnitten, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/de/

EU Enlargement: A Six Percent Target for the Western Balkans

If the countries of the Western Balkans are to have any prospect of overcoming their crisis, they will need to double their annual growth rates. This will necessitate a fundamental rethinking of the EU’s enlargement policy, argue Tobias Flessenkemper and Dušan Reljić. more

Dossiers

A participant at the 2014 ambassadors’ conference points his smartphone camera at Federal Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. © dpa

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

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

Last Update 17.07.2017
3D Green Planet Earth, © Chris Potter, www.StockMonkeys.com, CC BY 2.0, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

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 04.07.2017
Ukrainischer Soldat an einem Checkpoint nahe Debalzewe, Region Donezk, Ukraine, 19.02.2015; Quelle: dpa-picturealliance

Crisis in and around Ukraine

New dossier: Internal and external developments in Ukraine and Russia; repercussions of crisis in the region and for European and international security.

Last Update 16.05.2017

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