Forschung und Veröffentlichungen

Forschung und Veröffentlichungen

Behind the horse-trading for the top positions in Europe

Behind the horse-trading for the top positions in Europe

European citizens have observed the negotiations surrounding nominations for the leadership positions of European institutions with dismay. Night-long sessions of horse-trading are certainly not...
The three pillars of Europe’s revival

The three pillars of Europe’s revival

Now that the European elections are behind us and the top EU positions – the presidencies of the European Commission, the European Council, and...
Syria: Reconstruction

Syria: Reconstruction

In einem föderalen Staat durch Anerkennung seiner Unterschiede. Mit einer „Grossen Koalition der Willigen“. International militärisch geschützt. Unter Sicherheitsführung des United States Central Command (USCENTCOM) Die...
Income security and the quest for dignity in an unequal world

Income security and the quest for dignity in an unequal world

An increasing number of people are registering dissatisfaction with their lives by engaging in anti-social and self-harming activities. One remedy that is receiving increasing...
Suspending US-South Korean large-scale military exercises unlikely to change North Korea’s nuclear course

Suspending US-South Korean large-scale military exercises unlikely to change North Korea’s nuclear course

The article argues that Washington’s suspension of large-scale joint military exercises with South Korea, planned for March, will not reverse North Korea’s nuclear ambitions....
central bank

Central bank independence and economic growth

Central bank independence (CBI) is usually understood as the central bank’s ability to control monetary instruments. On the other hand, CBI can also be...
Secretary Pompeo participates in the opening plenary of the Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East. (Credit: US Department of State/Flickr)

The Warsaw ministerial on the Middle East: A new dimension of solidarity

On 13-14 February, the ‘Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East’ conference was held in Warsaw at the...
population ageing

Is China following Japan’s demographic footsteps?

China is ageing rapidly, sparking widespread concerns that the country may grow old before it becomes rich (fig. 1). Population ageing has often been...
Fishermen in Al Hodeidah, Yemen in 2006. (Credit: Dmitry Chulov/Bigstock.com)

Yet another crisis in the Middle East

The announcement that the US will withdraw troops from Syria, made by President Donald Trump before the New Year, once again brought everyone’s attention...
What will the outcome be?

The Venezuelan crisis and geopolitics: What will the outcome be?

The crisis in Venezuela is occupying the headlines and key spaces of the international media. Three headline-grabbing issues are attracting the media’s attention: images...

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