About: Jos Boonstra

Trade & Society 31-05-2013

Kazakhstan: Rising star or falling short of results?

Energy-rich Kazakhstan is a key country for the European Union as it seeks to diversify its energy supplies in Central Asia and the Caspian region, write Jos Boonstra and Tika Tsertsvadze.
Global Europe 14-06-2010

Kyrgyzstan: En route to civil war?

Jos Boonstra, a senior researcher at Madrid-based think-tank FRIDE, draws up three scenarios for Kyrgyzstan after the country was rocked by violence last weekend.
Elections 10-06-2010

Party politics is back in the Netherlands

The new Dutch government will have to come up with a tough economic reform policy and budgetary cut-back programme, while convincing the divided electorate that they are taking immigration seriously, writes Jos Boonstra, a senior researcher at Madrid-based think-tank FRIDE.