• Steffen Angenendt, Charles Martin-Shields, Benjamin Schraven

    More Development – More Migration?

    The “Migration Hump“ and Its Significance for Development Policy Co-operation with Sub-Saharan Africa

    German and European efforts to reduce irregular migration, particularly from sub-Saharan Africa, place a great emphasis on development co-operation. The aim is for this to eliminate as many causes of such migration as possible. This raises questions… more

  • External Trade Policy and the Sustainable Development Goals

    Implementing the SDGs Will Meet Justified Criticisms of Globalisation

    In 2015 the international community adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to “end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change, while ensuring that no one is left behind”. Trade can contribute to meeting those goals,… more

  • Lauren Schwartz, Johannes Thimm

    Some American Voters Are More Equal

    Election Law As an Arena of Partisan Strategy

    Although Donald Trump ultimately won the presidency, he has claimed that Hillary Clinton only won the popular vote because millions of people had voted illegally. For years, accusations of electoral fraud have been used to increase the bureaucratic… more

  • Dress Rehearsal for Russia’s Presidential Election

    Moscow Tightens Grip on Regional Governors and Budgets

    Fifteen Russian regions and annexed Sevastopol elected new governors on 10 September 2017. The process reveals the Kremlin’s response to rising socioeconomic tensions in Russia’s regions: changing their leaders. A string of older regional bosses rooted… more

  • A Paradigm Shift in the EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy: From Transformation to Resilience

    The EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) is thriving. To the great surprise of many observers, there has been a strong increase in the conceptual and practical activity of the CFSP over the past few months, comparable only to its revival after… more

Analytical and academic papers

Steffen Angenendt, Charles Martin-Shields, Benjamin Schraven

More Development – More Migration?

SWP Comments 2017/C 40, October 2017, 4 Pages
Lauren Schwartz, Johannes Thimm

Some American Voters Are More Equal

SWP Comments 2017/C 38, October 2017, 4 Pages
Annegret Bendiek

EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy

SWP Research Paper 2017/RP 11, October 2017, 30 Pages
Felix Heiduk

An Arms Race in Southeast Asia?

SWP Research Paper 2017/RP 10, August 2017, 31 Pages


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“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
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