Sudan in Transition

Sudan’s Interim Constitutional Arrangement: The Risk of Sharing a Non-Existent Cake The tense negotiations on a transitional power-sharing framework in Sudan finally appear to have been successful. The Constitutional Charter for the Transition Period, signed on 17 August 2019, establishes a Sovereignty Council with an equal representation of five civilians …

China’s Emergence as a Peacebuilding Actor: from ‚Peaceful Development‘ to ‚Developmental Peace‘?

China’s increasing engagement with conflict and post-conflict societies has already attracted significant attention from international observers, particularly as it emerged as a major contributor to peacekeeping missions in the 00s (covered, for example, in this Saferworld report and a special issue of International Peacekeeping). One of the earliest patterns established by Chinese PKO …

Chantal Mouffe und die FPÖ

Im Kontext zeitgenössischer Debatten um westliche Demokratien gehört Chantal Mouffe zu den wohl profiliertesten Denker*innen. Doch wie steht es um die Anwendungsmöglichkeit bzw. das Erklärungspotential ihrer Theorie? Der folgende Beitrag betrachtet die politische Strategie des 2008 gestorbenen, österreichischen FPÖ-Politikers Jörg Haider sowie den Erfolg der FPÖ bei der Nationalratswahl 2017 …