• Mozambique Still At Risk

    Despite the Peace Process, A Serious Crisis Looms

    In early August 2019 the president of Mozambique and the leader of the largest oppo­si­tion party signed a new peace agreement. This has revived the peace process between the Mozambican National Resistance (RENAMO) and the Mozambique Liberation Front… more

  • After the S-400 Purchase: Where Are Turkish-Russian Relations Heading?

    Turkey received delivery of its first S-400 battery from Russia in July, to the chagrin of its NATO partners. Turkish-Western relations are in flux. Galip Dalay asks: Is Turkey really turning away from the West? What factors strengthen relations with Russia?

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  • A New Budget for the EU

    Negotiations on the Multiannual Financial Framework 2021–2027

    Negotiations on the EU’s Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) are al­ways lengthy, complex and conflictual. This applies to the MFF 2021–2027, which is expected to have a financial volume of around €1.3 trillion. As usual, the negotiations revolve around… more

  • Japan-South Korea Relations – A Downward Spiral

    More than “Just” Historical Issues

    The latest dispute between Japan and South Korea over compensation for former Korean forced labourers appears to be following a familiar pattern. Historical spats between two most important democracies in Northeast Asia – especially over the phase of… more

  • A Matter of Credibility

    Conventional and Nuclear Security Commitments of the United States in Europe

    US President Donald Trump has cast doubt on his country’s security commitments within NATO by his “America First” programme and his verbal attacks on the Alliance. This affects both conventional reassurance, i.e. pledges to allies backed by non-nuclear… more

Analytical and academic papers

Melanie Müller, Judith Vorrath

Mozambique: Despite the Peace Process, A Serious Crisis Looms

SWP Comment 2019/C 36, September 2019, 8 Pages

doi:10.18449/2019C36

Alexandra Sakaki

Japan-South Korea Relations – A Downward Spiral

SWP Comment 2019/C 35, August 2019, 7 Pages

doi:10.18449/2019C35

Matthias Schulze

Cyber Deterrence is Overrated

SWP Comment 2019/C 34, August 2019, 8 Pages

doi:10.18449/2019C34

Peter Becker

A New Budget for the EU

SWP Research Paper 2019/RP 11, August 2019, 34 Pages

doi:10.18449/2019RP11

Marco Overhaus

Conventional and Nuclear Security Commitments of the United States in Europe

SWP Research Paper 2019/RP 10, August 2019

doi:10.18449/2019RP10

»Point of View«

After the S-400 Purchase: Where Are Turkish-Russian Relations Heading?

Turkey received delivery of its first S-400 battery from Russia in July, to the chagrin of its NATO partners. Turkish-Western relations are in flux. Galip Dalay asks: Is Turkey really turning away from the West? What factors strengthen relations with Russia?

more
Hanns Maull

The “Alliance for Multilateralism” by Germany and France: About Time, But It Needs To Be Serious

While multilateralist credos are emotionally no match for “America first” and other nationalist excesses, multilateralism remains the indispensable concept for managing global affairs. It is also a very demanding approach, however and needs to be taken seriously. A comment by Hanns W. Maull more

Dossiers

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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: September 2019
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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: August 2019
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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: July 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
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“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

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