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The Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) is an independent research institute that functions in association with the Parliament of Finland. The mission of the Finnish Institute of International Affairs is to conduct and publish research on international political and economic affairs, as well as on issues relating to the European Union.

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Working Papers

General Working Papers

Title: Turkey under the AKP: A critical evaluation from the perspective of Turkey's EU negotiations
Authors: Toni Alaranta
Date: September 2015

Title: The US Congress and decision-making on war: Debates on war powers in the separation of powers system
Authors: Anna Kronlund
Date: February 2015

Title: How to Reform the UN Climate Negotiations? Perspectives from the past, present and neighbour negotiations
Authors: Antto Vihma
Date: October 2014

Title: Linking Domestic and European Politics: Finnish MEPs and the Votes that Shaped the 7th European Parliament
Authors: Tuomas Iso-Markku
Date: September 2014

Title: Drama Power on the Rise? US soft power may increase as a function of Washington dysfunction
Authors: Mika Aaltola
Date: February 2014

Title: The Failure of the Security Paradigm in Syria: The human security perspective
Authors: Ari Kerkkänen
Date: January 2014

Title: Neither neutral nor non-aligned: The Europeanization of Finland's foreign and security policy
Authors: Teemu Palosaari
Date: December 2013

Title: Political change in Myanmar: Filtering the murky waters of "disciplined democracy"
Authors: Bart Gaens
Date: February 2013

Title: Building bridges or digging trenches? Civil society engagement after the Arab Spring
Authors: Timo Behr, Aaretti Siitonen
Date: January 2013

Title: Battle Lines in the Chinese Blogosphere: Keyword control as a tactic in managing mass incidents
Authors: Keegan Elmer
Date: October 2012

Title: Watching a dragon's egg hatch: The makings of a Sinocentric world?
Authors: Jyrki Kallio
Date: April 2012

Title: The beginning of the end? The future of international engagement in Afghanistan
Authors: imo Behr (ed), harly Salonius-Pasternak (ed)
Date: April 2012

Title: Humanizing security? The EU's responsibility to protect in the Libyan crisis
Authors: Marlene Gottwald
Date: April 2012

Title: Forever a Pilot? Assessing the policy dialogue and project-based cooperation in energy efficiency between the EU and Russia
Authors: Vadim Kononenko
Date: September 2011

Title: Humanitarian soldiers, colonialised Others and invisible enemies: Visual strategic communication narratives of the Afghan war
Authors: Noora Kotilainen
Date: August 2011

Title: Securing global commons: A small state perspective
Authors: Mika Aaltola, Joonas Sipilä, Valtteri Vuorisalo
Date: June 2011

Title: Linking an EU emission reduction target beyond 20 % to energy security in Central and Eastern Europe
Authors: Thomas Spencer, Anna Korppoo, Kai-Olaf Lang, Martin Kremer
Date: March 2011

Title: How to succeed with a thousand TWh reform?
Authors: Laura Solanko
Date: January 2011

Title: Can the EU budget support climate policy in Central and Eastern Europe?
Authors: Thomas Spencer, Anna Korppoo, Agata Hinc
Date: November 2010

Title: A normative EU policy towards China: Mission impossible?
Authors: Mikael Mattlin
Date: September 2010

Title: The political constraints on Russia's economic development: The visionary zeal of technological modernization and its critics
Authors: Katri Pynnöniemi
Date: June 2010

Title: Ghosts of crises past: Comparing Japanese policy effectiveness in the 1970s oil crises and contemporary climate change
Authors: Alexandru Luta
Date: June 2010

Title: Getting along with Gulliver: A Review of Finnish-German Relations
Authors: Glenn R. Gassen
Date: May 2010

Title: Raising the Stakes: The Need for a More Ambitious American Policy Towards Iran
Authors: Barbara Zanchetta
Date: April 2010

Title: Russian pledge vs. business-as-usual: Impelementing energy efficiency policies can curb carbon emissions
Authors: Aleksandra Novikova, Anna Korppoo, Maria Sharmina
Date: December 2009

Title: Controversies over missile defense in Europe
Authors: Raimo Väyrynen
Date: April 2009

Title: Multi-Stakeholder Cooperation in Global Governance
Authors: Mikael Wigell
Date: November 2008

Title: Assesment of the Finnish-Russian Border: The Case of Vaalimaa Border Crossing Point
Authors: Vadim Kononenko, Jussi Laine
Date: October 2008

Title: Sectarian Identities or Geopolitics? The Regional Shia-Sunni Divide in the Middle East
Authors: Mari Luomi
Date: January 2008

Title: Hegemonic Project or Survival Strategy? Language Rights in the Former Soviet Space
Authors: Kitty Lam
Date: January 2007

Title: Human rights cooperation between Russia and European intergovernmental organisations: a one-way transference of norms or a mutual process of adaptation?
Authors: Sinikukka Saari
Date: January 2006

Title: The Relevance of Norms and Values in the EU´s Russia Policy
Date: January 2005

Title: International transport corridors at the conjunction of geography and politics in Russia
Authors: Katri Pynnöniemi
Date: January 2005

Title: Russia and Europe: A Finnish View
Date: December 2004

Title: What Is New About Today's EU-Russia Border?
Authors: Vadim Kononenko
Date: September 2004

Title: Inter-organisational relations as a factor shaping the EU's external identity
Authors: Hanna Ojanen
Date: September 2004

Title: Human Rights and Post-Conflict Transitional Justice in East Timor
Authors: Taina Järvinen
Date: January 2004

Title: Western strategies and the prospect of reforms in the Middle East
Date: July 2003

Title: The emperor has some clothes on: fairy tales, scary tales and Weapons of Mass Destruction
Date: July 2003

Title: Dialogue of Civilisations? The Case of Nepad
Authors: Henri Vogt
Date: July 2003

Title: From Yugoslavia to Iraq: Russia's Foreign Policy and the Effects of Multipolarity
Authors: Vadim Kononenko
Date: June 2003

Title: A Hole in the Wall? Dimensionalism and the EU's "New Neighbourhood Policy"
Date: June 2003

Title: The Dialectics of Globalisation
Authors: Henri Vogt
Date: January 2003

Title: Russian Foreign Policy Think Tanks in 2002
Authors: Katri Pynnöniemi
Date: January 2003

Title: Maintaining the Balance of Power that favors Human Freedom: The Finnish Strategic Experience
Date: January 2003

Title: Strategic Culture and the English School: Conceptualising Strategic Adjustment in the Nordic Region
Date: April 2002

Title: Theories at a loss? EU-NATO fusion and the 'low-politicisation' of security and defence in European integration
Authors: Hanna Ojanen
Date: January 2002

Title: From a Recipient of Aid Towards an Independent Actor: The Impacts of EU Integration on Estonia's Civil Society
Date: January 2002

Title: EU Accession of Central and Eastern European Countries: Democracy and Integration as Conflicting Logics
Date: January 2002

Title: Telos or Brick Wall? British Nuclear Posture and European Defence Integration
Date: January 2002

Title: At the Crossroads of Post-Communist Modernisation: Russia and China in Comparative Perspective
Authors: Linda Jakobson, Christer Pursiainen
Date: February 2001

Title: Two Reluctant Regionalizers? The European Union and Russia in Europe's North
Date: January 2001

Title: Soft security problems in Northwest Russia and their implications for the outside world. A framework for analysis and action
Authors: Pekka Haavisto, Nikita Lomagin, Christer Pursiainen
Date: January 2001

Title: A Security and Stability in Northern Europe -- A Threat Assesment
Authors: Jochen Prantl
Date: April 2000

Title: What kind of Democracy, Whose Integration? Construction of democracy and integration into the EU of Estonia
Date: January 2000

Title: The Evolution of Russian Grand Strategy -- Implications for Europe's North
Date: January 2000

Title: POST-NEUTRAL OR PRE-ALLIED? Finnish and Swedish Policies on the EU and NATO as Security Organisations
Authors: Tuomas Forsberg, Tapani Vaahtoranta
Date: January 2000

Title: A friend in need or a friend indeed: Finnish perceptions of Germany's role in the EU and Europe
Authors: Tuomas Forsberg
Date: January 2000

Title: The Tobin Tax: How to Make it Real. Towards a Socially Responsible and Democratic System of Global Governance
Authors: Heikki Patomäki
Date: January 1999

Title: The Korean Peninsula: Is Kim Dae-jung's Pursuit of a Korean Confederation Realistic?
Authors: Linda Jakobson
Date: January 1999

Title: The EU and the prospects of Common Defence
Authors: Hanna Ojanen
Date: January 1999

Title: Dealing with the Past: The Case of Estonia
Authors: Hanna Järä
Date: January 1999

Title: Crisis management the Finnish way - A state of the art report on practice and research
Authors: Raimo Lintonen
Date: January 1999

Title: Coming Home or Moving Home? "Westernising" Narratives in Finnish Foreign Policy and the Re-interpretation of Past Identities
Authors: Chris Browning
Date: January 1999

Title: Blazing New Trails: Villagers' Committee Elections in P. R. China
Authors: Linda Jakobson
Date: January 1999

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Title: Russia as an international actor: The view from Europe and the US
Authors: Sean P. Roberts
Date: June 2013

Title: Global networks of mediation: Prospects and avenues for Finland as a peacemaker
Authors: Touko Piiparinen (ed.), Ville Brummer (ed.)
Date: March 2012

Title: Governing the blue-green Baltic Sea: Societal challenges of marine eutrophication prevention
Authors: Mia Pihlajamäki, Nina Tynkkynen
Date: November 2011

Title: Whose money? The tug-of-war over Chinese state enterprise profits
Authors: Mikael Mattlin
Date: April 2011

Title: Tradition in Chinese politics: The Party-state's reinvention of the past and the critical response from public intellectuals
Authors: Jyrki Kallio
Date: February 2011

Title: A New World Economic Order: Overhauling the Global Economic Governance as a Result of the Financial Crisis, 2008–2009
Authors: Tapani Paavonen
Date: October 2010

Title: Why the EU fails: Learning from past experiences to succeed better next time
Authors: Toby Archer, Timo Behr, Tuulia Nieminen
Date: June 2010

Title: Nuclear-Free Security: Refocusing Nuclear Disarmament and the Review of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
Authors: Tarja Cronberg
Date: April 2010

Title: The Great Regression? Financial Crisis in an Age of Global Interdependence
Authors: Kristian Kurki (ed.), Toby Archer, Vadim Kononenko, Matti Nojonen, Raimo Väyrynen
Date: December 2009

Title: Towards a new climate regime? Views of China, India, Japan, Russia and the United States in the road to Copenhagen
Authors: Anna Korppoo, Linda Jakobson, Johannes Urpelainen, Antto Vihma, Alex Luta
Date: May 2009

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