31 Mar 2015
Searching for the "Strategic" in the UK-Japan "New Type of Alliance"
Author: Philip Shetler-Jones
East-West Center (EWC)
This paper discusses the state of defense cooperation between the UK and Japan three years on from a 2012 memorandum on such cooperation and how global geopolitical developments -- such as the rise of China and the US strategic pivot to Asia -- const...
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23 Mar 2015
Greece Back on Centre Stage: The Results of a Déjà Vu Summit
Author: Janis A Emmanouilidis
European Policy Centre (EPC)
This paper examines the economic issues that were tackled at the March 2015 European Council meeting and discussions between a select number of EU leaders over the economic crisis in Greece.
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3 Mar 2015
Turkey’s Policy towards Egypt and its Deepening Isolation in the East Mediterranean
Author: Pinar Elman
Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
This bulletin discusses the implications of Turkey's denouncement of the Egyptian government following the ousting of President Morsi in July 2013.
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Japan's Global Diplomacy
Author: Yuki Tatsumi, Tomohiko Satake, Takaaki Asano, Michito Tsuruoka, Yoko Hirose
This publication includes a collection of policy briefs that examine Japan's relations with India, Russia, Australia and Europe.
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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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Turkey's New Russian Policy: Towards a Strategic Alliance
Author: Toni Alaranta
Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)
This paper explores Turkey’s foreign policy towards Russia, to include how those affiliated with the dominant Justice and Development Party (AKP) have framed the relationship between both countries.
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Turkey and Somalia: Making Aid Work for Peace
Author: Thomas Wheeler, Auveen Woods, Onur Sazak
Istanbul Policy Center (IPC)
This paper examines Turkey's aid engagement in Somalia, particularly by the Turkish government and NGOs.
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