Executive Board



Prof. Dr. Volker Perthes

Prof. Dr. Volker Perthes


    German and European Foreign and Security Policy; Geopolitical dynamics; International Organizations; Regional dynamics and change in the Middle East

to the Staff of the Director


Deputy Directors

Dr. Barbara Lippert

Dr. Barbara Lippert
Director of Research


SWP publications by Issues / Regions:

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SWP Comments

Yoram Peri
The Widening Military–political Gap in Israel

Former Chiefs of Staff Fight for Principles of Statism

Sinem Adar
Repatriation to Turkey’s “Safe Zone” in Northeast Syria

Ankara’s Goals and European Concerns

SWP Research Papers

Bettina Rudloff
A Stable Countryside for a Stable Country?

The Effects of a DCFTA with the EU on Tunisian Agriculture

Claudia Zilla
Evangelicals and Politics in Brazil

The Relevance of Religious Change in Latin America