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Lars Brozus, Stephan Roll

The long arm of the dictator

From the very outset, Egypt's President Sisi has pursued policies of exclusion and polarisation. It is time for the EU to hold him to account and ensure that any aid granted is made contingent upon political inclusion and better governance, say Stephan Roll and Lars Brozus.

Point of View, June 2016
Susan Stewart

Council of Europe Can Do without Russia

In light of human rights violations in Crimea and a new law allowing Russia to ignore rulings of the European Court of Human Rights, there is no justification for the country to remain in the Council of Europe, writes Susan Stewart.

Point of View, May 2016
Günter Seufert

Refugee Crisis: For Rationality in Relations with Turkey

The European Union should make concessions to Turkey, especially on visa-free travel and an accelerated accession process, argues Günter Seufert, but should exercise caution over some details of Turkey’s proposal for dealing with the refugee crisis.

Point of View, March 2016
Kai-Olaf Lang

Guidelines for Effectively Protecting Democracy in the European Union

The EU responds with a blunt sword to dubious moves by member-states of the kind recently observed in Poland. Kai-Olaf Lang lays out some guidelines under which the blunt sword could become an effective instrument for protecting democracy.

Point of View, January 2016
Lars Brozus

SWP Foresight Study: »Which Crisis Will Surprise Us Next?«

Lars Brozus, editor of the SWP Foresight study »Unexpected, Unforeseen, Unplanned«, speaks about academically sound scenario projections and the capacity of politics to act with foresight.

Point of View, January 2016
Annegret Bendiek, Christoph Berlich, Tobias Metzger

Three Priorities for Cyber Diplomacy under the German OSCE Chairmanship 2016

Its OSCE Chairmanship 2016 is a chance for Germany to extend cyber diplomacy beyond its politico-military dimension, argue Annegret Bendiek, Christoph Berlich and Tobias Metzger.

Point of View, November 2015
Muriel Asseburg

Strategies against IS Need to Address Roots of Syria’s Civil War

The conflict in Syria is back on the international agenda, but rivalling coalitions are pursuing conflicting objectives. Muriel Asseburg argues that reducing the flow of refugees and fighting the »Islamic State« will only result in progress if the dynamics of the civil war are addressed.

Point of View, October 2015
Guido Steinberg

A German Strategy for Syria

A new strategy on Syria is a matter of urgency, given the magnitude of the Syrian refugee exodus and the terrorist threat ISIS poses to Europe. Guido Steinberg identifies the three aspects Germany should concentrate on.

Point of View, October 2015
Dušan Reljić

Western Balkans Conference in Vienna: Gloomy Prospects for EU Accession Candidates

The economic situation in the Western Balkans is disastrous, EU accession perspectives barely credible. Rather than yet more empty words, the Western Balkans conference at the end of August should initiate investment programmes, says Dušan Reljić.

Point of View, August 2015
Nicolai von Ondarza

Legal Avenues for a Grexit

Amid persisting danger that negotiations with Athens may result in a Greek exit from the eurozone, Nicolai von Ondarza examines the legal options and warns against an unregulated Grexit.

Point of View, July 2015
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SWP Comments

Oliver Geden
Prioritise Greenhouse Gas Neutrality

EU and German Climate Policy Should Be More Ambitious and More Pragmatic


Annegret Bendiek, Raphael Bossong, Matthias Schulze
The EU’s Revised Cybersecurity Strategy

Half-Hearted Progress on Far-Reaching Challenges