GIGA Focus International Edition English

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

Buying Peace? The Political Economy of Power-Sharing
Felix Haaß / Martin Ottmann

Buying Peace? The Political Economy of Power-Sharing

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 09/2015

Brazil and the Durban Platform. Ambitions and Expectations
Markus Fraundorfer / Florian Rabitz

Brazil and the Durban Platform. Ambitions and Expectations

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 08/2015

Quo Vadis Palestine?
Martin Beck

Quo Vadis Palestine?

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 07/2015

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

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 06/2015

The Recalibration of the World and German Foreign Policy
Robert Kappel / Helmut Reisen

The Recalibration of the World and German Foreign Policy

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 05/2015

Collective Self-Blockade? Why the UN Climate Conference in Paris Could Fail
Joachim Betz / Babette Never

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 04/2015

The Ebola Outbreak in Comparison: Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire
Katharina Heitz Tokpa / Andrea Kaufmann / Franzisca Zanker

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 03/2015

Oligarch vs. Nationalist: Ukraine’s 2014 Parliamentary Elections
Alexandr Burilkov

Oligarch vs. Nationalist: Ukraine’s 2014 Parliamentary Elections

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 02/2015

Who Votes for Islamist Parties – and Why?
Miquel Pellicer / Eva Wegner

Who Votes for Islamist Parties – and Why?

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 01/2015

ASEAN Civil Society under the Myanmar Chairmanship
Stefan Rother

ASEAN Civil Society under the Myanmar Chairmanship

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 10/2014

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

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 09/2014

Rising Sino-Vietnamese Tensions in the South China Sea
Vera Dicke / Heike Holbig

Rising Sino-Vietnamese Tensions in the South China Sea

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 08/2014

Saudi Arabia Exporting Salafi Education and Radicalizing Indonesia’s Muslims
Amanda Kovacs

Saudi Arabia Exporting Salafi Education and Radicalizing Indonesia’s Muslims

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 07/2014

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

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 06/2014

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

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

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 04/2014

Microcredit and Business-Training Programs: Effective Strategies for Micro- and Small Enterprise Growth?
Sebastian Prediger / Gundula Gut

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 03/2014

South Sudan’s Newest War: When Two Old Men Divide a Nation
Carlo Koos / Thea Gutschke

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 02/2014

Africa: Neither Hopeless Nor Rising
Robert Kappel

Africa: Neither Hopeless Nor Rising

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 01/2014

Think Tanks: The Quest to Define and to Rank Them
Patrick Köllner

Think Tanks: The Quest to Define and to Rank Them

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 10/2013

Syria: Power Sharing as an Alternative to Regional Conflagration
Stephan Rosiny

Syria: Power Sharing as an Alternative to Regional Conflagration

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 09/2013

The Pacific Alliance Casts Its Cloud over Latin America
Detlef Nolte / Leslie Wehner

The Pacific Alliance Casts Its Cloud over Latin America

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 08/2013

China in Latin America: Competition in the United States’ “Strategic Backyard”
Nele Noesselt / Ana Soliz Landivar

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 07/2013

Green Power and Performance in Global Environmental Governance
Babette Never

Green Power and Performance in Global Environmental Governance

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 06/2013

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

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 05/2013

Go South! India
Sandra Destradi / Eva Küssner

Go South! India "Discovers" Africa and Latin America

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 04/2013

ASEAN–EU Relations: From Regional Integration Assistance to Security Significance?
Anja Jetschke / Clara Portela

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 03/2013

The Comeback of the EU as a
Martin Beck

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 02/2013

Youth as a Seismograph for Societal Problems
Sabine Kurtenbach

Youth as a Seismograph for Societal Problems

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 01/2013

The Obama Administration and Latin America: A Disappointing First Term
Laurence Whitehead / Detlef Nolte

The Obama Administration and Latin America: A Disappointing First Term

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 06/2012

The ISAF Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Perceptions and Reactions of Regional Powers
Sandra Destradi / Nadine Godehardt / Alexander Frank

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 05/2012

EU Relations with
Natalie M. Hess

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 04/2012

Myanmar: The Beginning of Reforms and the End of Sanctions
Marco Bünte / Clara Portela

Myanmar: The Beginning of Reforms and the End of Sanctions

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 03/2012

South Korea as a Global Actor: International Contributions to Development and Security
Philipp Olbrich / David Shim

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 02/2012

The Arab Spring: Triggers, Dynamics and Prospects
Stephan Rosiny

The Arab Spring: Triggers, Dynamics and Prospects

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 01/2012

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

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 06/2011

Blocked Democracies in Central America
Otto Argueta / Sebastian Huhn / Sabine Kurtenbach / Peter Peetz

Blocked Democracies in Central America

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 05/2011

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

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 04/2011

The EU's Blue Card: Will It Attract Asia's Highly Skilled?
Jan Peter Wogart / Margot Schüller

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 03/2011

Peace through Constitutional Amendment? Opportunities and Tendencies
Andreas Mehler

Peace through Constitutional Amendment? Opportunities and Tendencies

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 02/2011

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

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

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 06/2010

Cuba: On the Way to Market Socialism?
Bert Hoffmann

Cuba: On the Way to Market Socialism?

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 05/2010

China and India — The New Growth Engines of the Global Economy?
Lisa Peterskovsky / Margot Schüller

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 04/2010

Global Health, Aid Effectiveness and the Changing Role of the WHO
Wolfgang Hein / Ilona Kickbusch

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

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 03/2010

Bolivia: How Absolute is Morales’ Power?
Miguel A. Buitrago

Bolivia: How Absolute is Morales’ Power?

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 02/2010

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

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