Assessing Regional and International Organizations’ Interventions in Civil Wars: Capabilities and Context

This special issue of Civil Wars on “Assessing Regional and International Organisations’ Interventions in Civil Wars: Capabilities and Context” includes a range of case studies on the United Nations, NATO, the European Union, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, the Organisation of the Islamic Conference, the African Union, and the Organisation of American States. Each case study features a presentation and analysis of empirical data in two dimensions: the organization’s general capabilities to carry out intervention in civil wars and, specific to one particular intervention, the conflict context in which it happened.

The European Union as a Global Conflict Manager

Co-edited with Richard Whitman, this book offers an up-to-date and accessible analysis of the theories, processes and practice of the European Union’s role in managing conflict in Europe, Asia and Africa and examines both institutional and policy aspects of EU...

The European Neighbourhood Policy in Perspective

In implementing the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) the European Union offers a deeper political and economic relationship to its neighbours, but without a promise of EU membership. The ENP is intended to be a strategic approach to the post-enlargement situation...

Conflict Resolution in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood

This paper was commissioned by the European Policy Centre and co-authored with Amanda Akcakoca, Thomas Vanhauwaert, and Richard G. Whitman. It analyses the impact of the war between Russia and Georgia on the EU’s ability to manage conflicts in the wider eastern...

Ethnic Minorities in Europe

This report, prepared for the European Centre for Minority Issues, in Flensburg, Germany, provides an overview of ethnic minorities in Europe, including details on the size of different minority groups, their origins, and the nature of claims and disputes they are...