Issues

International Reports 8/2010

A European Perspective on International Terrorism | Fanatics in Our Midst: The Phenomenon of ‘Homegrown Jihadists’ | The Fight Against International Terrorism and the Question of International Security - What Role Will NATO Play in the Future? | Counter-Terrorism as a U.S. National Security Priority | Afghanistan and Pakistan - A Paradigm Shift in the Fight Against Terrorism? | Al-Qaeda Organization in Yemen | India: International and External Security - Current Challenges to the Government | “Nothing New in the South?” – Analytical Observations on the Conflict in the Southern Provinces of Thailand

International Reports 7/2010

Initiators for Effective Protection of Basic Rights: The Inter-American Court of Human Rights | Expectations of the ASEAN Commission on Human Rights | Current Challenges Facing the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights | Myanmar - Perspectives on Political Change | A Nuclear-Weapon-Free World? President Obama's Initiative for Nuclear Disarmament | Upheaval in Hungary: Fidesz-KDNP Achieves a Clear Two-Thirds Majority and the Socialists Are Voted Out

International Reports 6/2010

As You Like It - Following in the Footsteps of the USA, Asian Politicians Have Now Also Succumbed to the Charms of Facebook and Twitter | Political Communication in the Sub-Saharan Africa and the Role of New Media | Revolution 2.0: Putting the Fear into Authoritarian Regimes - Digital Culture and Political Communication in Latin America | The Internet´s Impact on Political Parties and Campaigns | Politics from the Niche: Digital Political Communication as a Source of Information and Exchange Forum for the Opposition in Belarus | China´s Digital Revolution - Political Communication in a Virtual World | Press Freedom, New Media and Political Communication in Malaysia - A Society in Flux

International Reports 5/2010

“A Progressive Idea of Style Awaiting Its Embodiment”: Global Governance Between G8 and G20 | India’s Economic Policy and the Necessity for a Financial Model | The Rise of the Gulf: Saudi Arabia as a Global Player | South Korea and the G20 | Turkey on the Road to Becoming a Regional Power | A Tiger Ready to Pounce? Vietnam’s Economic and Political Coordinates in Southeast Asia | South Africa’s Objectives at the G20 | Religion and Global Development - Contributions to the Current Debate from a Development Policy Perspective

International Reports 4/2010

Material for Conflicts. Egyptian Row over the Full Face Veil | The Current Context of Syrian-Israeli Tensions. Movement in the Region and Stagnation Inward | United Instead of Divided? What Effects Are Western Sanctions Having on Iran? | On the Current Situation of Christians in the Middle East | The Presidential Elections Are over – How Can the Ukrainian Democracy Be Consolidated? | Back to the Future? The Role of the Communist Party in the Czech Republic | Continuity in Costa Rica for the Coming Parliamentary Term. Costa Rica Has Elected Its New President

International Reports 3/2010

The Results of Copenhagen: Consequences for the World's Poorest Countries | Brazil and the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen | Post-Copenhagen: A Perspective from Australia and Its Asian-Pacific Neighbours | China as a Challenge to the Security of European Energy Supplies | The Start of a New Era in Chile: Sebastián Piñera Wins Presidential Elections against Eduardo Frei | From Sanader to Kosor; From Mesić to Josipović. The Reshaping of the Political System in Croatia in 2009/2010

International Reports 2/2010

Southern Sudan – a New Country on the World Map? | More Shadow than Light | The Facade and Erosion of Democracy in Namibia | Postponed Seven Times and Still no Solution in Sight | ”An Odd Man in” – Australia’s Role in International Politics | Aló Presidente – Press and Politics in Latin America

International Reports 1/2010

The Lisbon Treaty - A Basis for the European Union in the 21st Century | The Spanish Presidency of the EU in 2010 - What Can We Expect from the First EU Presidency Under the Terms of the Lisbon Treaty? | Honduras Seeks a New Social Contract | Continuity or Change? Parliamentary and Presidential Elections in Uruguay in 2009 | Setback for Democracy in Niger - ”Civilian Coup” Gives President Tandja Absolute Power | Romania in a Presidential Election Year - President Băsescu Pulls Off a Narrow Victory, but on All Fronts | 100 Days of Borisovs´s Cabinet - Transparent Political Style and Pronounced Turn to the West

International Reports 12/2009

Change Has Come ... Has It? President Barack Obamas’s First Year | Early Effort – Early Exit? The Obama Administration’s Policy in the Middle East Conflict So Far | Squandered Hope? The Palestinian Perspective on the Middle East Policy of Barack Obama | What Is a ”Win” in Afghanistan? | Out of Sight – Out of Mind? Is the Bush EraHistory Already? | Election in Mozambique – Chronicle of a Victory Declared

International Reports 11/2009

What Has Become of the Fight Against Poverty and of Participation in Germany’s Development Cooperation? | Media in Croatia:Between a National Past and European Future | Shared Interests or Competing Actions: What Drives Energy Security Cooperation Between Asia and Europe? | 2009 – The Super Election Year in Indonesia | ”Africa, Arise!” Second Africa Synod in the Vatican. Propositions for the Continent and Its Partners

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Editor

Dr. Gerhard Wahlers

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Benjamin Gaul

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