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01.04.2017
The Sensible Push for European Security

Treating the current crises effectively shouldn’t undermine a long-term effort to cement stability and peace through smart and soft power, through avenues such as international development.

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01.04.2017
The Baltic Sea Region: “A Tradition of Mistrust” Returns

The Baltic Sea region is a precarious and sensitive area – and increasingly so due to the competing influences and power games playing out between various actors in the region.

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01.04.2017
New Approaches to Fear: A Progressive Response to Islamic State

Is our response to the threat of Islamic State merely aiding their rise by unwittingly contributing to their strategy?

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01.04.2017
The Suicide of the Atlantic West

With a shifting global balance of power, former German Foreign Minister and Vice-chancellor Joschka Fischer talks about the EU’s role and how it can promote global stability.

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28.11.2016
Cosmic Bonanza – Mining in Outer Space

As some of Earth’s resources risk being depleted, could outer space become a source of raw materials in the future?

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02.11.2016
Turkish Policy in Syria: What’s at stake for Europe?

Turkey’s crucial position in relation to IS and Syria requires Europe to improve its policy towards the country.

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26.09.2016
How to Deal with Post-Coup Turkey?

After the failed coup d’état in July this year the EU has to re-position itself vis à vis post-coup Turkey. Finding a formulation that satisfies the EU and is acceptable to Turkey will not be easy.

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20.04.2016
Europe’s Border Crisis as an Autoimmune Disorder

A crisis point has emerged, whereby the figure of the ‘irregular’ migrant is seen as both a security threat to the European Union (EU) and its borders and as a life that is itself threatened and in need of saving by the EU and its agencies.

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18.11.2015
The Boomerang Returns

The roots of the 13th of November are also to be sought from the foreign policy of both Europe and France over the past forty years. Europe’s withdrawal from the Palestinian question, the missed opportunity with Turkey which could have so easily been brought into the fold of the EU, France’s alliance with the ‘petro-monarchies’… are all mistakes which have only served to aggravate the calamity and feed rancour and radicalisation in the Middle-East.

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12.08.2015
Why Green Technologies Matter for International Security

Their worlds are still far apart: national security and foreign policy experts have traditionally thought of energy mainly in terms of the need to secure access to energy resources from abroad while avoiding strategic dependence on the suppliers.

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