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ISSUE Alerts

Conçues comme de courtes publications, rapidement produites et faciles d’accès, les ISSUE Alerts offrent des réponses succinctes aux défis externes les plus urgents auxquels l'Union européenne doit faire face, elles peuvent aussi comporter de brèves analyses de questions émergentes.

  • Through carefully targeted financial incentives the European Commission hopes that the European Defence Fund can help change the rules of the game for European defence cooperation. But how might the Commission structure or modulate it?

  • This Alert looks at the coordinated annual review on defence (‘CARD’) announced at the end of 2016. How could CARD change the way defence cooperation operates in Europe?

  • Unrest in Ethiopia: plus ça change?

    19 April 2017

    Erwin van Veen

    After tensions between the government and citizens reached a boiling point in November 2015, a vicious cycle of protests and repression subsequently took hold for over a year. What, if anything, has the ruling party learned?

  • As the Syrian conflict grows in complexity, so too do the flows of people inside the country and into the neighbouring region. This Alert identifies three major shifts which will affect migration flows.

  • This Alert looks at Azerbaijan’s autocratic and assertive domestic turn, and explains the potential risks of the rebalancing of its foreign policy priorities by the ruling elites.