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Monday, 1. February 2011     1 comment(s)
Timo Behr
Researcher - The European Union research programme

Egypt after Mubarak

Now that Mubarak is gone, where is Egypt heading?

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Tuesday, 1. January 2011     0 comment(s)
Timo Behr
Researcher - The European Union research programme

Will it spread?

Tunisia's "Jasmine Revolution" has stoked expectations that the Arab world might be heading for a wave of democratization. But what are the prospects and who is next?

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Wednesday, 1. September 2010     6 comment(s)
Timo Behr
Researcher - The European Union research programme

Peace at Last?

The US-mediated Middle East peace talks are off to a good start. But is Obama’s new approach likely to be a ticket to success?

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Tuesday, 1. March 2010     0 comment(s)
Timo Behr
Researcher - The European Union research programme

EU-Morocco Summit: How Special a Friendship?

The EU-Morocco Summit this weekend showed both the great potential as well as the current shortcomings of the “advanced status” as a tool for the European Neighborhood Policy.

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Friday, 1. January 2010     0 comment(s)
Timo Behr
Researcher - The European Union research programme

Just another acronym?

The inauguration of the Euro-Mediterranean Local and Regional Assembly (ARLEM) earlier this week adds another acronym to the long list of organizations populating the Euro-Med portfolio. But what will be its impact?

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Wednesday, 1. December 2009     0 comment(s)
Timo Behr
Researcher - The European Union research programme

East Jerusalem and the limits of EU consensus

The EU's recent resolution on the Middle East Peace Process demonstrates the limits of European foreign policy.

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Friday, 1. October 2009     0 comment(s)
Timo Behr
Researcher - The European Union research programme

Iranian Nuclear Negotiations: More than meets the eye?

Last week’s Geneva talks between Iran and the E3+3 represent another turning point in the seemingly never ending saga surrounding Iran’s nuclear programme.

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Monday, 1. September 2009     0 comment(s)
Timo Behr
Researcher - The European Union research programme

German elections: The demise of Germany's "catch-all" parties?

The German general elections raise difficult questions about the future of Germany's catch-all parties.

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Monday, 1. August 2009     0 comment(s)
Timo Behr
Researcher - The European Union research programme

Regional Polls show German Elections not over

With less than four weeks to go to the general elections, German voters went to the polls this Sunday to vote for new regional governments in Saxony, Thuringia and the Saarland. The results suggest that the outcome of this month's elections are far from predetermined.

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Friday, 1. August 2009     0 comment(s)
Timo Behr
Researcher - The European Union research programme

Eagle Resurgent? The Bundeswehr in Afghanistan

Germany’s recent military offensive in northern Afghanistan – the country’s largest since the end of the Second World War – signals a shift in German strategy and puts an end to the illusion that the Bundeswehr is engaged in just another “stabilization mission.”

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