• Muriel Asseburg, Nimrod Goren, Nicolai von Ondarza, Eyal Ronen

    Divided and Divisive

    Europeans, Israel and Israeli-Palestinian Peacemaking


    The report Divided and Divisive analyses the current dynamics of the relations between the European Union and Israel. Experts from Mitvim – The Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies and the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik – The German Institute for International and Security Affairs reflect on the implications these developments have on the long-stalled Middle East Peace Process. more

  • What Europe can do now to save the nuclear deal with Iran

    In response to Tehran’s announcement that it will no longer be implementing parts of the nuclear agreement, the EU should do everything it can to avert the danger of the accord’s full collapse and create the necessary conditions to normalise trade relations with Iran. An assessment by Oliver Meier and Azadeh Zamirirad.

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  • Divergence and Diversity in the Euro Area

    The Case of Germany, France and Italy

    When the European Union introduced a common currency, this was based on the assumption that there would be increasing economic convergence of the participating states. These expectations were not met. Instead of grad­ually converging, the economic… more

  • Barbara Lippert, Erik Brandes

    It Is Up to the Government

    Political Lessons Learnt from the 2016 Brexit Referendum

    The arduous process of withdrawing the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU) began shortly after the Brexit referendum in June 2016. The “leave” vote plunged the British government into an existential crisis and led to dramatic special summits… more

  • UN Peacekeeping in Mali

    Time to Adjust Minusma’s Mandate

    The mandate of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (Minusma) ends on 30 June 2019. There is little doubt that the UN Security Coun­cil will extend the mission. Less clear is how Minusma contributes to Mali’s… more

  • Melanie Müller, Laura Kotzur

    Sense of Frustration

    The Debate on Land Reform in South Africa

    In December 2018, the ruling African National Congress (ANC) and the opposition party, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), agreed to draft an amendment to the con­stitution in the South African Parliament. Its intention is to give concrete form to existing… more

Analytical and academic papers

Barbara Lippert, Erik Brandes

Political Lessons Learnt from the 2016 Brexit Referendum

SWP Comment 2019/C 24, April 2019, 4 Pages

doi:10.18449/2019C24

Denis M. Tull

UN Peacekeeping in Mali

SWP Comment 2019/C 23, April 2019, 4 Pages

doi:10.18449/2019C23

Melanie Müller, Laura Kotzur

Land Reform in South Africa: Sense of Frustration

SWP Comment 2019/C 22, April 2019, 8 Pages

doi:10.18449/2019C22v02

Paweł Tokarski

Divergence and Diversity in the Euro Area

SWP Research Paper 2019/RP 06, May 2019, 39 Pages

doi:10.18449/2019RP06

Sabine Fischer

The Donbas Conflict: Difficult Peace Process

SWP Research Paper 2019/RP 05, April 2019, 35 Pages

doi:10.18449/2019RP05

»Point of View«

What Europe can do now to save the nuclear deal with Iran

In response to Tehran’s announcement that it will no longer be implementing parts of the nuclear agreement, the EU should do everything it can to avert the danger of the accord’s full collapse and create the necessary conditions to normalise trade relations with Iran. An assessment by Oliver Meier and Azadeh Zamirirad. more
Andrea Schmitz

An era is coming to an end in Kazakhstan

After the change of power in Kazakhstan, the signs point to continuity. But in the future, social moods could become more important. It cannot be ruled out that this will lead to more turbulent times for the country. A classification by Andrea Schmitz. more

Dossiers

[Translate to Englisch:] Globale Kommunikation. Verschiedene Verbindungen bilden eine Weltkarte, © pogonici/Shutterstock.com

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 2019
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.

Dossier, last update: March 2019
[Translate to Englisch:] Politische Landkarte der koreanischen Halbinsel und der angrenzenden Staaten. Im Schärfebereich der Fotografie liegen Nord- und Südkorea, © Wollertz/Shutterstock.com

North Korea: A Web of Conflicts

A new dossier addresses the set of problems subsumed under the term “North Korea conflict”. It offers select SWP publications as well as further information which analyses the issue from different substantive and structural perspectives.

Dossier, last update: December 2018
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, 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: July 2018
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.

Dossier, last update: March 2018

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