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Sanctions Against Russia

Five Lessons from the Case of Iran

Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine has led to the most comprehensive economic sanctions imposed on a country of this size since the end of the Second World War. Yet sanctions are only an effective tool of foreign and security policy if they are embedded in a sustainable political strategy that considers the cost-benefit analysis for both sides. Looking at the sanctions against Iran can be helpful when it comes to learning lessons about how to deal with Russia.

Author/s
Dr. Stefan Meister
Dr. David Jalilvand
Policy Brief

Migration Instrumentalization

A Taxonomy for an Efficient Response
Author/s
Alia Fakhry
Dr. András Rácz
Dr. Roderick Parkes
External Publications

Events

Past events

07:00 | 12 - 15 Sep 2019

Socio-Economic Challenges and the Impact of Regional Dynamics on Jordan

Employment, Social Cohesion, and International Cooperation – Perspectives from the Region and Europe (Workshop I)

Intensifying crises and instability in Jordan’s immediate neighborhood pose a significant challenge to the Hashemite Kingdom. Amman not only faces a difficult security environment, but also needs to balance its relations with its neighbors and Western partners who frequently pursue conflicting interests.

09:00 | 13 - 15 Jun 2019

Socio-Economic Challenges and Jordan’s Foreign Policy (Workshop II)

Employment, Trade, and International Cooperation – Perspectives from the Region and Europe

The workshop in Amman was the second in a series devoted to analyzing issues related to Jordan’s socio-economic reforms and foreign policy. Mid-level experts who work in the field of policy analysis and advice in think tanks, academic research institutions, and comparable organizations discussed options for action together with decision-makers. The participants had previously attended a workshop in Berlin in April 2019.

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Diskussion
Amman

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