Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Volker Perthes

Volker Perthes is Chairman and Director of Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin.

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Europe in a Multipolar World

Emerging powers’ reactions to the Ukraine crisis show that what happens in Europe no longer defines world politics, even when a major conflict is brewing there. But, though many view this crisis as… read more

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A Syrian Farewell to Arms

The Geneva II conference on Syria, set to begin in Montreux on January 22, is unlikely to achieve its goal of forming a transitional governing authority with full executive powers. But what it can do … read more

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Syria’s No-Solution Solution

The Russian-US plan to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons may open a more constructive approach to ending the country's civil war, because the Security Council is also demanding that peace talks take … read more

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Uniting Syria

Syrian opposition activists regularly express disappointment with the level of international support that they receive. But Syrian oppositionists must recognize that the international community is… read more

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When Democracies Collide

The multipolar nature of today’s international system will again be on display at the upcoming G-20 summit in Los Cabos, Mexico. As incipient great and middle powers, such as India, Brazil,… read more

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A Post-Arab Spring Strategy

More than a year into the Arab revolts, their outcomes remain highly uncertain. But some initial lessons for international politics – and for Western, particularly European, foreign policy – merit… read more

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