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Tapping Into The Economic Potential of Refugees

May 9, 2017 | Steffen Angenendt and Niels Harild, SWP

Arguing that traditional methods of integrating refugee populations are unfeasible in the current geopolitical context, this report discusses alternative, temporary economic integration models for these communities.

Being Pragmatic with Pyongyang

May 2, 2017 | Rakesh Sood, ORF

This report discusses the tensions between the United States and North Korea. It concludes that because the threat for North Korea is existential, neither violence nor sanctions will deter the pursuit of nuclear weapons and diplomacy and dialogue is the o

Cyprus Reunification Talks: Conclusions for the EU

April 28, 2017 | Karol Wasilewski, PISM

This paper analyzes the EU’s role in the restarted negotiations over the reunification of Cyprus, arguing that it is in the EU’s interest to see the two sides reunited. It argues that the EU should play the role of guarantor in the negotiations.

China's BIT Progress and Implications for China-Canada FTA Talks

April 27, 2017 | Yong Wang, CIGI

This report considers developments in China’s trade policy, and discusses the potential for a Chinese-Canadian free trade agreement. The report concludes with an optimistic sense that such an agreement could be concluded fairly easily.

French Presidential Candidate Macron’s European Policy Concept

April 21, 2017 | Łukasz Jurczyszyn, PISM

This article analyzes Emmanuel Macron’s policy towards Europe and what his potential French presidential victory might mean for the future of the region. It finds Macron is in line with mainstream visions of Europe, notably a “multi-speed” EU.