Anatomy of the Iranian Economy
Research This paper examines the current economic picture to provide insights on the basic foundations of Iran’s economy. It sheds light on the key developments of recent decades in order to identify the main pillars on which economic performance relies, and assesses possible future trends.
Who Controls Huawei? Implications for Europe
Research Is Huawei a company independent from China's authoritarian regime that we can trust and allow to buildout Europe's new mobile infrastructure, better known as 5G? This paper demonstrates how the Chinese Communist Party can control Huawei and analyses how the EU and the UK react.
Reaching Climate Security - How Climate Change Moved up the Security Council Agenda
Research Failure to combat climate change tops current rankings of global security risks, both in terms of likelihood and impact. How is the most powerful UN body, the Security Council, handling climate related security risks? This paper presents an overview of the history, current status and future outlooks of climate change as an issue for the Security Council.
What to Make of the Huawei Debate? 5G Network Security and Technology Dependency in Europe
Research Should Chinese tech giant Huawei be allowed to participate in the build-out of Europe’s mobile critical infrastructure, better known as 5G? This paper engages with this controversial question asking whether excluding Huawei is effective and what alternatives are available.