Volker Perthes

Volker Perthes is the director of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP). He is also the executive chairman of the board at SWP.
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What Trump Will Leave Behind If He Loses

Whether Donald Trump will serve four more years as president of the United States will be decided on November 3. America’s partners should nonetheless already be thinking about what Trump will leave behind — namely the consequences of his policies — if he loses the election and agrees to hand over power to his challenger, Joe Biden. Every US president sets priorities for domestic... Continue Reading

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The Coup D’état in Egypt

After Morsi's ouster, all political parties must receive equal rights in the next election. With the ouster of President Muhammad Mursi, the political transformation process in Egypt has seen a major setback. Of course, the military intervention accompanied by a suspension of the constitution, the arrest of the first democratically elected leader ever in Egypt, and the installment of an... Continue Reading

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