Category Archives: Security Policy

Schism in the South: Will South Sudan Achieve Lasting Peace? 2/3

by Cameron Reed. Cameron Reed is a graduate student of International Relations and Public Policy in the US and Germany. He has worked extensively on security and conflict analysis of the Middle East and Africa. Christopher Thompson, an expert on … Continue reading

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The Potential for Panshih: Taiwan’s Expanding Maritime Role

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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The Geopolitical Crisis Continues

by Sid Lukkassen. Lukkassen holds an MA in history and philosophy, is a Ph.D candidate and city councillor in the Netherlands (VVD). In January, he published his book Avondland en Identiteit (Occident and Identity). In my previous article I argued … Continue reading

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DOK: Ukraina – Tagebuch aus einem zerrissenen Land

Am Donnerstag, 19. Februar 2015 strahlte das Schweizer Fernsehen in ihrer Serie DOK diese interessante Dokumentation von Christof Franzen aus. Er war mit seiner Crew sowohl an den Frontabschnitten im Donbas wie auch in den idyllisch anmutenden Bauerndörfern der Westukraine … Continue reading

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Cartoon of the month: (T)error(ism)

• • • After the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians by the terrorist organization “Islamic State” (IS), who had been seized in December and January from Libya’s eastern town of Sirte, Egypt has retaliated with airstrikes in Libya beginning … Continue reading

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Mehr Mut zum Risiko – Für eine resolutere Ukraine-Strategie

Von Marcus Seyfarth. Marcus ist Rechtsreferendar am Kammergericht Berlin und Mitgründer der Facebook-Gruppe “Sicherheitspolitik“. In das seit Tagen umkämpfte Debalzewe sind die Separatisten trotz bestehender “Waffenruhe” nach eigenen Angaben gestern eingerückt, meldete die Tagesschau. Nach der Minsker Vereinbarung sollte ebenso am Dienstag der Rückzug der … Continue reading

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Personal Theories of Power: Sea Power

by Matthew Hipple. He is an active duty officer in the United States Navy and the Director for Online Content at the Center for International Maritime Security (CIMSEC), host of the Sea Control podcast, and a writer for USNI’s Proceedings, … Continue reading

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Maritime Piracy – A Global Issue

In January 2015, CIMSEC announced a High School Scholarship Essay Contest. This article by Steel Templin won the first prize in the contest. Steel is a senior from South Lake High School in Groveland, Florida. He is active in Key … Continue reading

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Was NATO’s eastward expansions a broken promise?

by Patrick Truffer (original published in German). He 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 … Continue reading

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Die Militarisierung der chinesischen Afrikapolitik

von Peter Dörrie China baut seinen Einfluss in Afrika aus, das weiß jeder der sich auch nur oberflächlich mit dem Kontinent beschäftigt. Bisher hat sich das chinesische Engagement größtenteils auf wirtschaftliche Kooperation beschränkt, insbesondere auf Investitionen in die Ausbeutung natürlicher … Continue reading

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