Category Archives: Security Policy

Pirates, pirogues and politicians: The politics of fishing in Africa

von Peter Dörrie (Homepage / Twitter). The story of maritime fishing in Africa is often told as a simple one. On the one side are the continent’s countless artisanal fishermen and women who have plied the seas for hundreds of … Continue reading

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Conflict Management in the Central African Republic: A Need for New Approaches

by Patrick Truffer. Patrick Truffer graduated from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs and completes a Master of Arts program in International Relations at the Freien Universität Berlin. Since the … Continue reading

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Rezension: Schlachtfeld Fulda Gap

Von Danny Chahbouni. Danny studiert Geschichte und Politikwissenschaft an der Philipps-Universität Marburg. Der Kalte Krieg ist für die Generation der nach 1989 Geborenen kaum noch in seiner ganzen Radikalität begreifbar: Die Angst vor einem nuklearen Schlagabtausch der Super-Mächte, ständige Militärübungen … Continue reading

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Personal Theories of Power: Cyber Power

by Billy Pope. This article is part of the Personal Theories of Power series, a joint Bridge-CIMSEC project which asked a group of national security professionals to provide their theory of power and its application. We hope this launches a … Continue reading

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What Does China Mean When It Celebrates the “International Rule of Law”?

by Julian Ku, Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty Director of International Programs at Hofstra University. He also is a co-founder of the leading international law weblog Opinio Juris, where this article was published at first. In … Continue reading

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Sea Control 58 – Rear Admiral Parry’s Super Highway

In August 2014, Rear Admiral Chris Parry (Royal Navy, Retired) published his new book “Super Highway: Sea Power in the 21st Century“. In his book, he argues that in the second decade of the 21st century, the sea is set … Continue reading

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Bericht über die WIFIS-Jahreskonferenz 2014

von Dr. Gerald Brettner-Messler, Landesverteidigungsakademie Wien / Institut für Strategie & Sicherheitspolitik. An der Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr in Hamburg fand am 9. und 10. Oktober 2014 die diesjährige Jahreskonferenz des Wissenschaftlichen Forums für Internationale Sicherheit (WIFIS) statt. Thema der Tagung … Continue reading

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The Incongruence of IBSAMAR

by Paul Pryce. Paul Pryce is a Junior Research Fellow at the Atlantic Council of Canada. With degrees in political science from universities on both sides of the pond, he has previously worked in conflict resolution as a Research Fellow … Continue reading

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Ursula ist nicht die Böse!

von Seka Smith. Seka Smith ist Politikwissenschaftlerin, lebt in Berlin und arbeitet im Politikbereich. Für Offiziere.ch schreibt sie unter Pseudonym. Ursula von der Leyen (CDU) hatte als Verteidigungsministerin einen guten Start hingelegt: sie setzte Verbesserungen in den Arbeitsbedingungen durch (Teilzeit, … Continue reading

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Has Russia violated the INF-Treaty? And what could that mean for Europe?

By Danny Chahbouni. Danny studies History and Political Science at the Philipps-University of Marburg. The year 2014 seems to be going down in history as “the return of history to Europe”. Russian troops annexed Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula and a Russian-backed … Continue reading

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