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The GIGA Focus International Edition was discontinued at the end of 2015. As of 2016, the title pages of all GIGA Focus articles will be published in both German and English. Selected issues are provided in English entirely.

In the various Focus series, the GIGA publishes research findings and analyses dealing with regional and global developments in politics, economics and society. We are happy to inform you regularly about our newest online publications – via e-mail-alert and RSS feed.

Natália Bueno / Johannes Plagemann / Julia Strasheim

Provincial Autonomy: The Territorial Dimension of Peace in Mozambique

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 10/2015

Felix Haaß / Martin Ottmann

Buying Peace? The Political Economy of Power-Sharing

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 09/2015

Markus Fraundorfer / Florian Rabitz

Brazil and the Durban Platform. Ambitions and Expectations

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 08/2015

Martin Beck

Quo Vadis Palestine?

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 07/2015

Henner Fürtig

The Nuclear Agreement with Iran: Successful Settling of an International Crisis

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 06/2015

Robert Kappel / Helmut Reisen

The Recalibration of the World and German Foreign Policy

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 05/2015

Joachim Betz / Babette Never

Collective Self-Blockade? Why the UN Climate Conference in Paris Could Fail

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 04/2015

Katharina Heitz Tokpa / Andrea Kaufmann / Franzisca Zanker

The Ebola Outbreak in Comparison: Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 03/2015

Alexandr Burilkov

Oligarch vs. Nationalist: Ukraine’s 2014 Parliamentary Elections

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 02/2015

Miquel Pellicer / Eva Wegner

Who Votes for Islamist Parties – and Why?

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 01/2015

Stefan Rother

ASEAN Civil Society under the Myanmar Chairmanship

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 10/2014

Julia Strasheim

Interim Governments: Short-Lived Institutions for Long-Lasting Peace

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 09/2014

Vera Dicke / Heike Holbig

Rising Sino-Vietnamese Tensions in the South China Sea

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 08/2014

Amanda Kovacs

Saudi Arabia Exporting Salafi Education and Radicalizing Indonesia’s Muslims

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 07/2014

Stephan Rosiny

The Caliph’s New Clothes: The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 06/2014

Kerstin Nolte / Martin Ostermeier / Kim Schultze

Food or Fuel – The Role of Agrofuels in the Rush for Land

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 05/2014

Henning Melber

South Africa’s Elections 2014: And the Winner is?

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 04/2014

Sebastian Prediger / Gundula Gut

Microcredit and Business-Training Programs: Effective Strategies for Micro- and Small Enterprise Growth?

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 03/2014

Carlo Koos / Thea Gutschke

South Sudan’s Newest War: When Two Old Men Divide a Nation

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 02/2014

Robert Kappel

Africa: Neither Hopeless Nor Rising

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 01/2014

Patrick Köllner

Think Tanks: The Quest to Define and to Rank Them

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 10/2013

Stephan Rosiny

Syria: Power Sharing as an Alternative to Regional Conflagration

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 09/2013

Detlef Nolte / Leslie Wehner

The Pacific Alliance Casts Its Cloud over Latin America

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 08/2013

Nele Noesselt / Ana Soliz Landivar

China in Latin America: Competition in the United States’ “Strategic Backyard”

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 07/2013

Babette Never

Green Power and Performance in Global Environmental Governance

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 06/2013

Detlef Nolte

The Dragon in the Backyard: US Visions of China's Relations toward Latin America

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 05/2013

Sandra Destradi / Eva Küssner

Go South! India "Discovers" Africa and Latin America

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 04/2013

Anja Jetschke / Clara Portela

ASEAN–EU Relations: From Regional Integration Assistance to Security Significance?

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 03/2013

Martin Beck

The Comeback of the EU as a "Civilian Power" through the Arab Spring?

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 02/2013

Sabine Kurtenbach

Youth as a Seismograph for Societal Problems

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 01/2013

Laurence Whitehead / Detlef Nolte

The Obama Administration and Latin America: A Disappointing First Term

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 06/2012

Sandra Destradi / Nadine Godehardt / Alexander Frank

The ISAF Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Perceptions and Reactions of Regional Powers

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 05/2012

Natalie M. Hess

EU Relations with "Emerging" Strategic Partners: Brazil, India and South Africa

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 04/2012

Marco Bünte / Clara Portela

Myanmar: The Beginning of Reforms and the End of Sanctions

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 03/2012

Philipp Olbrich / David Shim

South Korea as a Global Actor: International Contributions to Development and Security

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 02/2012

Stephan Rosiny

The Arab Spring: Triggers, Dynamics and Prospects

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 01/2012

Patrick Köllner

Think Tanks: Their Development, Global Diversity and Roles in International Affairs

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 06/2011

Otto Argueta / Sebastian Huhn / Sabine Kurtenbach / Peter Peetz

Blocked Democracies in Central America

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 05/2011

André Bank

Turkey and the Arab Revolt: Rise or Decline in Regional Politics?

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 04/2011

Jan Peter Wogart / Margot Schüller

The EU's Blue Card: Will It Attract Asia's Highly Skilled?

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 03/2011

Andreas Mehler

Peace through Constitutional Amendment? Opportunities and Tendencies

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 02/2011

Robert Kappel

The Decline of Europe and the US: Shifts in the World Economy and in Global Politics

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 01/2011

Hanspeter Mattes

Aftermath of the Sirte Summit: Arab-African Cooperation on the Upswing?

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 06/2010

Bert Hoffmann

Cuba: On the Way to Market Socialism?

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 05/2010

Lisa Peterskovsky / Margot Schüller

China and India — The New Growth Engines of the Global Economy?

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 04/2010

Wolfgang Hein / Ilona Kickbusch

Global Health, Aid Effectiveness and the Changing Role of the WHO

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 03/2010

Miguel A. Buitrago

Bolivia: How Absolute is Morales’ Power?

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 02/2010

Cord Jakobeit / Robert Kappel / Ulrich Mückenberger

Civilizing the World Order? The Scope and Potential of Transnational Norm-building Networks

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 01/2010

Juliane Brach / Markus Loewe

Getting Off Lightly? The Impact of the International Financial Crisis on the Middle East and North Africa

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 01/2009