The Institute for Security and Development Policy regularly issues a variety of publications ranging from shorter Policy Briefs to more comprehensive studies in its Asia and Silk Road Papers series. Explore the different series below.
Tracking Trade-inspired Globalization Over More Than a Millennium
This absorbing but curiously misnamed book is more than the story of the “Silk Roads” and less than a “History of the World.” Peter Frankopan, an Oxford specialist on Byzantium, […]
Vladimir Putin’s Next European Front
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter today offered reassurances Turkey’s alliance with the US and NATO, and Turkey’s commitment to counter-Islamic State fight, are all still strong following a failed military […]
Peace, Alliance, and Inclusivity: Ending Conflict in Myanmar
Min Zaw Oo and Elliot Brennan take a look at Myanmar's Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement.
NATO Must Demand More From Turkey
Halil M. Karaveli in the New York Times "Room for Debate": Turkey has always been an awkward NATO member. Does the country belong in the alliance?
A New Era in China-Czech Relations Begins
Liu Minru: Relations between China and the Czech Republic have intensified in the last two years, as demonstrated by the upcoming fourth meeting between President Xi Jinping and Czech President Milos Zeman since February 2014.
China’s Evolving Middle East Role
Cesar Castilla discusses China's more proactive policy in the Middle East, and its implications.
Environmental Challenges and Cooperation in Northeast Asia
Ranging from transboundary air pollution to maritime degradation, the countries of Northeast Asia face serious environmental threats that necessitate effective regional cooperation. This paper seeks to provide a concise and […]
The Sound of Footsteps: Erdogan’s New Enemies Within
Former President Abdullah Gül’s recent decision to adopt a higher public profile and meet with known dissidents from inside the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has triggered a flurry […]
Despite Georgia-Azerbaijan gas deal, distrust is sown
Uncertainty on the future of Georgia’s energy security has been growing since late 2015, when Georgia’s minister of energy and deputy PM Kakha Kaladze met with Alexey Miller, CEO of […]
In the aftermath of the Arab Spring in 2011, Ahmet Davutoglu, then Turkish minister of foreign affairs and now prime minister, vowed that Turkey would be the “game setter” of […]