13 Mar 2015
What are Economic Sanctions
Author: Jonathan Masters
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
This paper provides an overview of economic sanctions, which are imposed by governments and international bodies on state and non-state actors that threaten their interests or violate international norms of behavior.
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10 Mar 2015
Human Rights in North Korea: Pressure and Engagement
Author: Gabriel Jonsson
Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP)
This brief examines the mixed legacy of a UN Commission of Inquiry's report on human rights violations in North Korea one year after its release (February 2014).
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4 Mar 2015
Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, Vol 17, No 4
Author: Dmitry Shlapentokh, Richard Weitz, Juraj Beskid, Tomáš Baranec, Franz J Marty, Arslan Sabyrbekov, Eka Janashia, Erik Davtyan, Tavus Rejepova
Central Asia-Caucasus Institute and Silk Road Studies Program (CACI-SRSP)
This issue includes articles on 1) Kazakhstan's relations with Russia following the establishment of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) in January 2015; 2) the promotion of economic integration in South and Central Asia by the US through its New Silk ...
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3 Mar 2015
EU's Quest for Energy Security: What Role for the Energy Union?
Author: Annika Hedberg
European Policy Centre (EPC)
This paper examines the energy security challenges facing the EU.
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2 Mar 2015
Europe and Islam - The Way Forward
Author: Gawdat Bahgat
International Relations and Security Network (ISN)
In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre, how should Europe go about containing Islamic extremism and prevent similar attacks in the future? The author of this article argues that it must continue to promote transparency as well as social, economic ...
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The Western Balkans between Europe and Russia
Author: Matthias Bieri
Center for Security Studies (CSS)
This analysis examines 1) Russia’s recent activities in the Western Balkans, particularly in the energy sector; 2) how Moscow's policies in and out of the region have spurred the EU to intensify its engagement with local states; and 3) the role Switz...
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Good Talk, Not Enough Action
Author: Simon Allison
Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
This brief examines the framework the African Union (AU) has adopted to deal with terrorism.
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UK Humanitarian Aid in the Age of Counterterrorism: Perceptions and Reality
Author: Victoria Metcalfe-Hough, Tom Keatinge, Sara Pantuliano
Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
This report looks at the experiences of UK-registered international NGOs to examine the impact of UK counter-terrorism measures on these organizations’ work in conflict zones.
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China: Setting the Agenda(s)?
Author: Alice Ekman
European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)
This brief examines how the EU might shape a common foreign policy approach with China and yet remain true to its own priorities in Asia.
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Die Konsolidierung der Europäischen Union und eine Friedensordnung für Europa
Author: Claas D Knoop
Institut für Strategie- Politik- Sicherheits- und Wirtschaftsberatung (ISPSW)
Diese Publikation präsentiert fünf Thesen zur Zukunft Europas.
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