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09.07.2018
For a European Strategy for Nuclear De-Escalation

As NATO’s nuclear capability comes up for renewal, Europe should seize the chance to push for nuclear de-escalation.

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28.06.2018
“Security cannot simply be delegated to the military”

An interview with Co-chair of the European Green Party Reinhard Bütikofer on the new European Defence Fund and the state of security in the EU.

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21.08.2017
How Much Military Is Enough?

After 9/11, military expenditure increased around the world. Does the increase of the defence sector improve or jeopardise international security?

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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 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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29.03.2016
“There Wasn’t Much Pre-existing Trust and Solidarity”

Before we can tell whether multiculturalism is strengthening or weakening solidarity between the people of a particular society, we need to acknowledge that there were deficits of trust and solidarity long before multicultural policies were adopted. Such policies are potential tools for overcoming the historic deficits in trust and solidarity.

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04.12.2015
The Green Way of Governing – Thoughts on Per Gahrton’s New Book

Green parties come in different shapes and sizes. They have different attitudes, as well as differing positions, and they might end up in a wide range of political coalitions when given the opportunity to participate in government. Per Gahrton’s recent book, even if not entirely comprehensive, provides a great overview of this colourful political movement, and helps newcomers understand why Greens can stand united even in the worst of times.

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01.09.2015
Choosing between Europe and TTIP

For Americans, much more so than for Europeans, security trumps freedom. The NSA is beyond the control of the President and of Congress; and the US, in the role of the benevolent protector, imposes its own ethical standards onto its allies in order to extract both economic profits and strategic political information. These differences between the US and Europe do not call into question the continued viability of NATO, but they do, however, negate both the desirability and the feasibility of forming a “Transatlantic Internal Market”.

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05.06.2015
On working for a nuclear weapons free world within a NATO country – and overcoming other frustrations

How can trust be built when 16.000 weapons of mass-destructions are faced to each other? Anda Serban is the Coordinator of ICAN Romania and reflects on her experiences with lobbying.

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02.06.2015
The EU and the Migrant Crisis: Not Much More Than a Point Defense

At the southern border of “Fortress Europe”, the Mediterranean has turned into a graveyard. The current migrant crisis in Europe is about more than a risk to the EU’s reputation. It strikes at the core of the EU’s founding values. A continuation of its half-hearted response to the migration crisis is out of question.

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