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Securing European Interests from the Mediterranean to the Persian Gulf: Rethinking EU Strategic Autonomy at Sea
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Securing European Interests from the Mediterranean to the Persian Gulf: Rethinking EU Strategic Autonomy at Sea

This paper aims to assess the concurrent need to secure European interests in the maritime domain vis-à-vis threats originating from the area going from the Mediterranean to the Strait of Hormuz.

12 February 2024
Türkiye-EU Relations and the European Political Community in the Aftermath of Russian Invasion: Is the Transactional Turn Here to Stay?
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Türkiye-EU Relations and the European Political Community in the Aftermath of Russian Invasion: Is the Transactional Turn Here to Stay?

Are the EU foreign policy, on the one hand, and the bilateral Türkiye-EU relations, on the other, to evolve in a completely transactional and security-based manner?

12 February 2024
Mask Off: Implications of the EU’s “Geopolitical Awakening” for its Relations with the MENA Region
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Mask Off: Implications of the EU’s “Geopolitical Awakening” for its Relations with the MENA Region

What does a more geopolitical EU foreign policy entail? What would be the implications of such a new approach regarding the European Neighbourhood, in particular the MENA region? And how can such an approach be reconciled with the EU’s liberal prin...

12 February 2024
Europe as a Geopolitical Actor: Reforming the EU’s Narrative in North Africa
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Europe as a Geopolitical Actor: Reforming the EU’s Narrative in North Africa

Which is the gap between the promises and self-perception of the EU and its member states in North Africa, and the realities of implemented policies?

12 February 2024
Exploring the Potential of Minilateralism for the Europe-Mediterranean Partnership
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Exploring the Potential of Minilateralism for the Europe-Mediterranean Partnership

The Mediterranean and Europe, as interconnected regions sharing geographical spaces and proximity, severe challenges, common interests and intertwined goals, present a compelling opportunity to explore minilateralism as a framework for fostering coop...

12 February 2024