Category Archives: Basics

Atomwaffen: Mythos Able Archer 83

Von Danny Chahbouni. Danny hat Geschichte und Politikwissenschaft an der Philipps-Universität Marburg studiert. Dieser Artikel basiert auf der Staatsxamensarbeit “War Scare 1983: Aspekte der militärstrategischen Planungen von NATO und Warschauer Pakt”. Im November und Dezember 2015 strahlte RTL die deutsch-amerikanische … Continue reading

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Six errors regarding security (threats)

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The OSCE Code of Conduct on Politico-Military Aspects of Security: Going Beyond Quantitative Analysis

by Nika Jabbarova. She is an independent expert on the OSCE Code of Conduct. This article was published on the SHR-blog” (SHR) first. SHR is a quarterly journal devoted to issues inspired by the work and principles of the Organization … Continue reading

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US-China dispute in the South China Sea: the issue of EEZ

by Darshana M. Baruah. She is a Junior Fellow at the New Delhi based think tank, Observer Research Foundation, is working on the South China Sea and has completed her Masters in International Relations from Cardiff University in 2012. It … Continue reading

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Securitization of everything or how to lose the sense of security at all

by Patrick Truffer. 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 Berlin. We live in … 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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Atomwaffen: Die Geister, die ich rief

Von Danny Chahbouni. Danny studiert Geschichte und Politikwissenschaft an der Philipps-Universität Marburg. Am 16. Juli 1945, um 05:29:45 Uhr Ortszeit veränderte sich die internationale Ordnung in Sekundenbruchteilen. Mit der erfolgreichen Explosion der ersten Atombombe im US-Bundesstaat New Mexico, teilte sich … 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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The Instrumentalisation of History

Comparative analysis is a popular qualitative method in the field of International Relations. There are generally two possible approaches with this method. In the case of “Most Similar Case Design”, similar cases with different variables (IV/DV) are examined (→ What … Continue reading

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The EU-Russia Energy Dialogue – or the problem of imposing sanctions

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. Institutionalism – … Continue reading

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