Publications

Heading towards Maraboutcracy?

Muslim Brotherhoods and their Influence in Senegal

Senegal is considered a stable democracy and a role model for religious tolerance in West Africa. 90 per cent of Senegalese are Muslim and belong to one of the country’s four brotherhoods. These have always been significant in shaping Senegal’s political, economic and social structures. But over the last few years, the brotherhoods’ political influence has strengthened significantly.

Hoping for a Miracle

On the Possible End of a Christian Presence in Iraq

Iraq is one of the countries generally referred to as the cradle of Christendom. Since 2003, the number of Iraqi Christians has, however, fallen dramatically. Whether Christianity has any sort of future in Iraq is currently impossible to divine.

Law, Religion, and the Social Divide in Asia: Contexts and Challenges

This article discusses how religion, law, and political calculations all interact to define religious policies and discourse in Asia. It also demonstrates the extent to which religious populist elements have influenced emergent policies and practices that affect citizens’ rights and interests.

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So Close and Yet So Far

The UK since the Brexit Referendum

The UK’s decision to leave the EU based on the so-called Brexit referendum shocked Europe. How did it come to this? What internal rifts and contradictions are the root causes of the referendum result? What expectations, concerns, and fears does the impending separation entail? And what are the prospects for a future relationship?

The Future of US-German Relations (I): Trade Policy

Donald J. Trump’s election as president of the United States of America has prompted an uproar in international politics. What does that mean for German-American relations? In a series of threes papers, the KAS Working Group of Young Foreign Policy Experts comes up with a number of suggestions as to how to react. This first paper deals with trade policy and European responses to American protectionism.

The Future of US-German Relations (II): Multilateral Cooperation

Donald J. Trump’s election as president of the United States of America has prompted an uproar in international politics. What does that mean for German-American relations? In a series of threes papers, the KAS Working Group of Young Foreign Policy Experts comes up with a number of suggestions as to how to react. This second paper deals with the future of multilateral cooperation based on the examples of health, climate and UN reform.

The Future of US-German Relations (III): Security Policy

Donald J. Trump’s election as president of the United States of America has prompted an uproar in international politics. What does that mean for German-American relations? In a series of threes papers, the KAS Working Group of Young Foreign Policy Experts comes up with a number of suggestions as to how to react. This third and final paper formulates theses on the future American foreign and security policy as well as recommendations for German decision makers.

Europäisches Parlament / Pietro Naj-Oleari

EVP-Parteienbarometer

November / Dezember 2017

EVP-Parteienfamilie in der EU | Wahlergebnisse der größten EVP-Mitgliedspartei in den letzten nat. Parlamentswahlen | Stärkste politische Familie in Umfragen | Europawahlergebnisse der EVP-Parteien 2014 | Regierungsbeteiligung EVP-Parteien | Staats- oder Regierungschefs nach politischer Familie

Politische Parteien in Nordafrika

Ideologische Vielfalt – Aktivitäten – Einfluss

Knapp sieben Jahre nach den politischen Umbrüchen in Nordafrika steht die südliche Nachbarschaft mehr denn je im Fokus der europäischen Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik. Die Forderung nach Demokratie, Rechtsstaatlichkeit und sozioökonomischem Wandel stieß in der gesamten Region Reformprozesse an.

Nahost-Konflikt: „Die Palästinenser resignieren“

Nach Trumps Jerusalem-Entscheidung wird es zu keiner Intifada kommen, sagt Marc Frings im Interview mit kas.de

Nach der Entscheidung von US-Präsident Trump, Jerusalem als Israels Hauptstadt anzuerkennen, brachen weltweit Proteste aus – auch in den Palästinenser-Gebieten. Über die Folgen und die Stimmungslage in den Palästinensischen Gebieten sprach kas.de mit Marc Frings, dem Leiter des Büros der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Ramallah.

Facts and Findings

Selected contributions to the series with international relevance

The series informs in a concentrated form about important positions of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung on current topics. The individual issues present key findings and recommendations, offer brief analyses, explain the Foundation's further plans and name KAS contact persons.

 

International Reports

Journal for international issues, foreign policy and development cooperation

This periodical responds to questions concerning international issues, foreign policy and development cooperation. It is aimed at access of information about the international work for public and experts.

EPP Party Barometer

The Situation of the European People's Party in the EU

The EPP Party Barometer illustrates the current situation of the EPP party family in the EU. On a non-regular basis, it provides a concise overview of current election results, polls from the member states and the composition of the party family.

Interviews

In our series "Interviews", talks and discussions are held with experts from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V. on various topics.

kurzum

Concise, reduced to the essentials, but always highly topical. In our series "kurzum", our experts summarise an issue or problem on a maximum of two pages.

Country Reports

Short political reports of the KAS offices abroad

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is a political foundation. Our offices abroad are in charge of over 200 projects in more than 120 countries. The country reports offer current analyses, exclusive evaluations, background information and forecasts - provided by our international staff.

Event Reports

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, its educational institutions, centres and foreign offices, offer several thousand events on various subjects each year. We provide up to date and exclusive reports on selected conferences, events and symposia at www.kas.de. In addition to a summary of the contents, you can also find additional material such as pictures, speeches, videos or audio clips.