Zivilisationen gegen die Bedrohung durch soziale Regression

Zivilisationen gegen die Bedrohung durch soziale Regression

The Turkish elections and the Kurdish issue

On 24 June 2018, snap presidential and parliamentary elections were held in Turkey. Only one round of voting was needed: the incumbent President Recep...

Yemen: Still no light at the end of the tunnel

Counted in human lives and suffering, the ‘Golden Victory’ operation seems to be turning out to be truly golden. For many outside observers, Yemen looks...

Scenarios for a Kurdish future: Kurdish areas of Iraq and Syria today and tomorrow

A roundtable titled ‘Scenarios for a Kurdish future: Kurdish areas of Iraq and Syria today and tomorrow’ was organised at the DOC Moscow office...

Splitting the Iran nuclear deal

On Tuesday, 8 May, US President Donald Trump announced that USA would leave the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) – the official agreement...
Disarmament of Chechen rebels in the mountain village of Zandak, 1996. (Credit: Vladimir Varfolomeev/Flickr)

The dynamics of extremism in Russia

On 11 April 2017, the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute held a roundtable on the dynamics of extremism in Russia, moderated by Prof. Alexey...
Desperation in Syria is growing. (Credit: zurijeta/Bigstock)

The heyday of power politics in Syria

Within a few years the Syrian Arab Republic has become a textbook example of power politics, but in a more modern and sophisticated form....
Rojava solidarity flyer, Berlin. (Credit: Joel Schalit/Souciant)

Rojava and beyond

Throughout the Syrian Civil War, one of the few constants has been the strengthening of the Kurdish community. Their self-proclaimed autonomy in the north...
Do we want to fight against terrorists or terrorism? (Credit: Oleg Zabyelin/Bigstock)

Years of negotiations are better than war

On October 16-20, the DOC Research Institute co-hosted the Global Forum of Young Diplomats, in Sochi, Russia. Held within the framework of the World...

Moving from dialogue to action: Changing the world through civic councils

While working to resolve the crises of today, we should spend a lot of time talking. Being able to listen to one another’s point...
Rhodes Forum 2017

15th Annual Rhodes Forum report

The 15th Annual Rhodes Forum took place on the island of Rhodes, Greece from 6-7 October 2017. The Forum gathered approximately 300 participants from...


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