Online Dossiers

Our online dossiers are provided as a service for politicians, journalists, academics, and the public. In the dossiers we compile information on current events related to our research. These dossiers include contacts, background analyses, and studies. They also outline our projects and list relevant media contributions and event announcements.
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Brazil, the largest economy in Latin America, is about to decide, in the Presidential Election run-off on Sunday, 28 October. Current research findings, analyses, and contact information about Brazil are summarised for you here in our online dossier.

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The BRICS states are facing significant challenges. This site brings together current research results, analyses, and our experts’ contact information.

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China is characterised by its fast-paced economic and social transformation, as well as its attempts to gain more influence on the world stage. What are the opportunities and challenges brought about by these developments? A dossier.

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The Arab Spring is widely viewed as a historical turning point. Why have the various revolts in North African and the Middle Eastern states played out so differently? What are the prospects for democracy, peace, and security? Our dossier provides the key background information.

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Armed conflicts are the main cause of human migration. But there are also other important reasons why people leave their homes, such as poverty, a lack of employment opportunities, and political instability. A dossier on the indirect causes of flight and migration.

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The war in Syria, political persecution, and extreme Islamism are the key causes of the current refugee crisis. A dossier on the background to the crises in the Middle East and Africa.

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India is striving for more influence on the world stage. Impressive growth figures, a growing middle class, and successes in the service and IT sectors have made the nuclear power into a global player. A dossier on an aspiring world power.

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The Arab Spring has brought about both peaceful transformation and new violent conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa. A dossier on the causes and consequences.

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The Arab Spring shook up the internal order in the Middle East. Several states are competing for regional influence. What role are international actors playing? How are regional dynamics influencing global politics?

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In the aftermath of the Arab Spring, Tunisia is on the road to democracy, Egypt has again become a military state, and Saudi Arabia remains an authoritarian monarchy. The GIGA studies the various political developments and analyses the new forms of political legitimisation.

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How do Islamist movements operate on the political stage and within civil society? In this dossier, the GIGA has compiled its expertise on political Islam.

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While the USA’s influence continues to decline, rising powers such as China, India, and Brazil are becoming increasingly more confident. What does this mean for German foreign policy? What is Germany’s role in a recalibrated world?