The article contributes to the conceptualisation of mediation leverage. Providing a subsequent review and a theoretical framework for how to combine different forms of mediation and better understand the impact with regard to the mediation outcome, the article presents the current status quo on mediation leverage.
If limiting the influence of EU and NATO on Ukraine was the primary driving force behind Putin’s intervention in Crimea it would appear as if the Russian government has scored a momentous own goal. Indeed, by presenting itself as a hostile foreign power that seeks to frustrate Ukraine’s western ambitions, Moscow has provided the country’s politics with the unifying force that it has so far been…
South Africa's notice of withdrawal from the International Criminal Court, which prosecutes the most heinous crimes, appears as a puzzle in light of its apartheid history and fight for human rights. The paper analyses the drivers behind the foreign policy decision to leave the international court on the basis of the theory of neoclassical realism.
Im neuen WiSi Online-Papier diskutiert Sofie Roehrig die rechtlichen und praktischen Probleme der EU Terrorismusbekämpfung hinsichtlich der Subjektivität und De-Politisierung von Risikobewertungen wie dem ‚Profiling‘.