Publications

Turkey’s new focus on Africa: causes and challenges
https://www.flickr.com/photos/52845287@N07/4886366194/in/photolist-nb9jov-ndbGTi-nb9FjD-8m21HJ-72ccPo-8rMUr1-ogkPVj-7J5v7t-7FNuxJ-8L6C8-5pBsYW-cneDrm-cneJY3-cneyao-cneF9L-cneC5s-buerKo-bH9gpz-7EUT45-7EUSM7-7EUShs-7EUSJd-7EUTaf-7ER1Ln-7EUSXj-7ER2p4-7EUSuq-7ER2dF-7ER1Wn-7ER1HF-7EUSef-7ER1Pa-7ER22H-7EUSBJ-5y39Jf-6FzKoy-7J5pmk-cnfU3j-77nLgz-5xXLLM-5y38rf-5xXLhn-5y37Bh-5y3aCC-5xXM5x-5xXKni-5xXLsV-5y3aSo-5y3ajQ-5xXJV6/ Daniela Nascimento , Ali Bilgic 3 September 2014
Although Turkey had no past colonial involvement with African countries, there has been an increasing revival in Turkey’s relations with the continent since the end of the 1990s. more  
Russia’s development assistance, with a focus on Africa
https://www.flickr.com/photos/theroadtothehorizon/2177872721/in/photolist-4juqxW-9xLqSb-4jrE4g-4juoRQ-kJh9Mg-9mMHMq-4jsaFF-4ja7zP-dkNDqW-eiS5gH-7xk1qp-4jrySn-4juvEd-4jqso2-dkNCbG-dkNANr-dkNCum-dkND4Y-dkNCAS-dkNBfH-kJgwJM-7GGHV1-k38u2X-4rLKLd-nXwWmb-4jeiU7-3VafQM-4jwevW-4LYC62-4sFAdD-4ja7z8-4jrDnv-4jeaEJ-4jfdo9-4jfdrf-4jrGuT-kJh9zc-4jw1rb-4iMjy9-kJh978-kJiDKf-4iMjvq-4juqqC-3VaitR-3VakAF-4jrDzX-4jvGUf-eiXNfE-efsosS-k5sjWT Andrey Makarychev , Licínia Simão 29 August 2014
This policy brief explains Russia’s development assistance policy – mainly towards Africa – as an effect of the country’s global commitments and socialisation dynamics, on the one hand, and Moscow’s growing interest in exploring the potential of soft power as an indispensable element of its diplomacy, since both aspects are interrelate... more  
Israel's “big fears-big stick” syndrome
https://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelimage/532465369/in/photolist-P42pp-P42Qe-81JzLb-81EsMc-9XhZae-9XhZH2-9XkSsd-9XkSbm-9XkRVY-9XkSkJ-2Dumo-P44zK-P3zyS-81JAH3-81JzpW-81JA6w-P3sUy-83zxqq-P3Ziz-P41kx-NR2DQ-8369Jd-P3VgP-P3YqV-NR2VC-8367w1-P418R-LAJbw-P3YLF-81JCL1-81FrFK-81FtLe-MdpVk-P3tEY-NRwCe-P3tfN-NQZ6Y-P3WRt-P3wf5-MdpvR-MdaYq-P3VYF-P3Tpk-P3qms-LALsy-P3TSK-P3qEW-P43Ni-P3yFu-NRv38 Tamar Hermann 28 August 2014
This expert analysis points to three factors that account for Israel’s seemingly disproportionate reaction to Hamas's firing of rockets and missiles into its territory in July 2014. more  
Advancing the Women, Peace and Security agenda: 2015 and beyond
https://www.flickr.com/photos/unamid-photo/6311695091/in/photolist-aBK64a-aBK124-aBMHf7-aBK4tF-aBK1Mz-aBK1oT-dkdmM6-aBKxZR-7Tx3yN-8W4ef6-bF4oeA-8W4efe-hwPCFj-dkdnTf-dwsdcE-dwsdfL-dwsd91-owhLsd-8W4efa-8WeZwv Laura J. Shepherd 28 August 2014
This expert analysis evaluates the current state of the United Nations’ Women, Peace and Security agenda. more  
The Israeli public and the Gaza war: supporting the armed effort, doubting the strategic outcome
https://www.flickr.com/photos/mockstar/234166577/in/photolist-mGayM-4TZDrF-61Uej4-azrHjM-ck7RpG-6HsNyK-9p1epc-9p1feV-9p4jnA-9p1eGp-9p1e7n-9p1dNH-9eNpHB-9eRwCE-azuoch-NQTAm-6J3YXh-NRpxZ-NQSqU-NRnBv-fc5VH-NRp4P-azux6s-azuoaG-azrHxc-azrHiK-ei3AA8-9chSab-61UfoD-61UeRz-61Yrgy-61Ue22-61YqpC-ck7NmU-cjzoYu-g3bFX8-3WVxBK-kiPm9T-mofsAu-8j3RgR-opHAHj-g37uh3-g3az9G-oeoMkQ-g3b24e-nhQTW8-azrHkH-azrHqg-azuofS-nEwqjf Yossi (Joseph) Alpher 26 August 2014
The current war’s outcome is liable to disappoint most Israelis, insofar as it reflects the absence of a viable Israeli strategy for dealing not only with Hamas in Gaza but also with the Palestinian issue in general. more  
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