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04.01.2018
Fighting Talk: Competing Visions of European Defence Cooperation

What are the prospects for deeper European integration on defence? We spoke to two experts to get their take.

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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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20.07.2017
We Need to Talk about the Militarisation of Conservation

The conservation industry is pursuing an increasingly militarised approach, with serious consequences for local inhabitants.

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14.04.2017
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Side of Citizenship

The origin and meanings of citizenship – what does it mean today in an era of mass migration and security fears?

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01.04.2017
Floating Insecurity: Searching for an Anchor

The late Bauman was known for his searing commentaries on the modern world, including his view of security discourse and its “latent and manifest functions”.

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01.04.2017
An Inside Job: European Societies Need to Look Within to Achieve Real Security

How should Greens respond to the very real sense of insecurity felt by many European citizens today? Four Green leaders from around Europe discuss how a Green security policy might look, and how to communicate it.

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01.04.2017
The Age of Security Populists

Despite Edward Snowden’s revelations of widespread surveillance, increasingly intrusive measures are being adopted in Europe in the name of security – but do these actually lead to a more effective prevention of attacks?

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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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01.07.2016
The Anxieties That (Dis)Unite: Terrorism and the Forces of Integration

In a rational world, security threats might boost European integration, given their cross-border nature. Today’s Europe, however, is different.

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03.05.2016
Facing Terror: A Call for Radical Love, or a Radical Call for Love

As a Bruxellois, confronted with the terrible events in Zaventem and the Maelbeek metro station, terrorism has reached my doorstep. More than ten years after September 11th, my reaction to these attacks is very different to the one I had back then.

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