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In contrast to other world regions, the Middle East currently has no prominent leading power. The recent upheavals could reshuffle the cards in this race. GIGA scientists have explored not only Arab countries’ chances of taking on this role, but also those of Iran and Israel.

GIGA Working Paper

China, Brazil and South Africa are the leaders in their respective world regions. However, many smaller states are no longer collaborating solely with their dominant neighbor and are increasingly orienting themselves to the leading powers of other continents. Jorge F. Garzón analyzes the consequences.


Social responsibility and sustainable management are on the rise - in Chinese businesses, too. The current issue of the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs explores this trend.

Günter Schucher / Heike Holbig

"Occupy" in Hongkong: Entwicklung einer neuen Jugendprotestkultur

GIGA Focus Asien, 10/2014

Shazia A. Wülbers / Joachim Betz

Die europäisch-indischen Beziehungen: Chancen, Herausforderungen und Perspektiven

GIGA Focus Asien, 09/2014

Middle East in Turmoil

Egypt, Iraq, Syria, Islamic State – the Middle East is undergoing a profound transformation. A dossier brings together background analysis and information about our experts. more

Foto Syrien


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