Politics & Cooperation
From Policies to Politics: The European Union as an International Mediator in the Mediterranean
Despite an initial focus on policy reform, the EU has shifted its approach into a more political response, both as a consequence of the developments on the ground and a renewed interest in mediation initiatives by EU authorities.11 February 2015
Russia, China and Turkey: New Players in the Southern Mediterranean Countries?
The US remains the only outside power capable of decisively intervening in the region, particularly in concert with its allies in the EU. Others, such as Russia, China and Turkey are able to exert influence, but none can impact the region as the US.24 November 2014
Assessing the EU’s Policies in the Mediterranean: Priorities of the ENP
The respondents’ opinions endorse to a large extent the policy approach of the ENP. The majority of responses show that a high demand seems to exist for EU support for democratic political as well as institutional and administrative reform.24 November 2014