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Annegret Bendiek

No New Cold War: Give Strategic Interdependence a Chance

With its concept of strategic autonomy, the EU risks triggering a new Cold War. In the context of globalisation and digitisation, it should focus on strategic interdependence instead. A plea by Annegret Bendiek.

Point of View, 28.11.2018
David Kipp, Melanie Müller

EU Migration Policy Bears No Relation to Reality

The EU is operating in crisis mode as regards migration policy, focusing above all on containment – wrongly, as David Kipp and Melanie Müller argue. They identify four factors that should be involved in a factual debate about sustainable migration policy.

Point of View, 28.11.2018
Judith Vorrath, Tobias Pietz

CSDP Compact: Reinventing EU Civilian Crisis Management?

On 19 November 2018, EU foreign ministers adopted the Civilian CSDP Compact. Although the process as such was a necessary step, Tobias Pietz and Judith Vorrath argue that the Compact falls short of putting EU civilian crisis management on a new footing.

Point of View, 28.11.2018
Lars Brozus

"No Crystal Ball"

The editor of the SWP study “While We Were Planning”, Lars Brozus, speaks about the potential benefits of scientifically grounded foresight.

Point of View, 13.09.2018
Johannes Thimm

NATO: US Strategic Dominance and Unequal Burden-Sharing Are Two Sides of the Same Coin

The asymmetry in NATO contributions between the United States and Europa is no accident, Johannes Thimm writes. Europeans should not be too alarmed about President Trump’s threats to withdraw from the alliance – and instead follow their own priorities.

Point of View, 04.09.2018
Laura von Daniels

German “Iran Bank” to Save Nuclear Agreement

The prospect of securing major private-sector investments could offer Iran an incentive to uphold its side of the nuclear agreement despite Washington’s withdrawal. Laura von Daniels proposes the creation of a private German Iran Bank to facilitate such investments.

Point of View, 15.06.2018
Volker Perthes

Europeans should negotiate with Iran without the US

After Donald Trump's breach of the nuclear agreement with Iran, Germany, France and Great Britain should negotiate a comprehensive security framework with Iran based on the existing agreement, says Volker Perthes.

Point of View, 22.05.2018
Janis Kluge, Sabine Fischer

The German debate on Russia sanctions is out of touch

It is a fallacy to claim that sanctions against Russia are costly and futile. On their own, they will not force Russia to change its policy; but they do create leverage for bringing Moscow to the negotiating table. Sabine Fischer and Janis Kluge argue that sanctions and dialogue are not mutually exclusive.

Point of View, 15.05.2018
Oliver Meier

What Germany, France and Britain should do after Trump nixes the Iran deal

The Iran nuclear deal has become a litmus test for Europe's willingness to protect its interests, against both Iran and the US, argues Oliver Meier.

Point of View, 08.05.2018
Oliver Meier

Salisbury: A Case for the Chemical Weapons Convention

London’s conflict with Moscow over the Skripal poisoning is escalating. Russia rejects the British accusations as baseless. Oliver Meier argues for using the fact-finding procedures of the Chemical Weapons Convention.

Point of View, 27.03.2018
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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