Category Archives: Proliferation

Has Russia violated the INF-Treaty? And what could that mean for Europe?

By Danny Chahbouni. Danny studies History and Political Science at the Philipps-University of Marburg. The year 2014 seems to be going down in history as “the return of history to Europe”. Russian troops annexed Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula and a Russian-backed … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap: Airpower in the Asia-Pacific Region

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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How to make the ‘Ebola Bomb’ and why you should stop worrying about bioterrorism

by Sandra Ivanov. Sandra Ivanov is from New Zealand with a postgraduate education in Peace and Conflict Studies. She is currently an editor of the blog “Conflict and Security“, and primarily works in the non-government sector. You can find her … Continue reading

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U235, 90%, 600 Kilos – Project Sapphire

Von Danny Chahbouni. Danny studiert Geschichte und Politikwissenschaft an der Philipps-Universität Marburg. Der post-sowjetische Raum zu Beginn der 1990er Jahre: In einem kaum gesicherten Lagerhaus in Kasachstan liegen die nuklearen Hinterlassenschaften der ehemaligen Supermacht. Gleichzeitig durchstreifen Terroristen und die Geheimdienste … Continue reading

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Deutsche Waffen für “kurdischen Sicherheitskräfte”

Auch wenn die Deutsche Bundesregierung zur Lieferung von Waffen an die “kurdischen Sicherheitskräfte” (was damit auch immer gemeint ist; siehe auch Kamal Chomani, “Unerwartete Allianz der KRG und PKK im gemeinsamen Kampf gegen IS“, Kurdische Nachrichten, 22.08.2014) keine Zustimmung des … Continue reading

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Das aktuelle Bedrohungsbild und mögliche Trends – Migration als sicherheitspolitische Herausforderung

Vor einem Vierteljahrhundert fiel die Berliner Mauer. Seither wird in der Schweiz darüber gestritten, ob Friede herrsche oder Krieg lauere. In drei Sicherheitspolitischen Berichten hat der Bundesrat 1990, 2000 und 2010 versucht, ein umfassendes Bild darzustellen. Mit dem Sicherheitspolitischen Bericht … Continue reading

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Die Ukraine : Nuklearmacht auf Zeit

Von Danny Chahbouni. Danny Chahbouni studiert Geschichte und Politikwissenschaft an der Philipps-Universität Marburg Hätte Russland auch die territoriale Integrität einer nuklear bewaffneten Ukraine so leichtfertig verletzt? Zeitgleich mit dem Auftauchen der „Grünen Männchen“, die zunächst die Krim und dann Teile … Continue reading

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Sea Control 19 – Rouhani, Nukes, and Iran

Behnam Ben Taleblu is an Iran research analyst at Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the guest of the 19th edition of “Sea Control”. He speaks about the new Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, Iranians historical role, its institutions and the … Continue reading

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Iran’s Mass Production of Ghadir Coastal Submarines

By Chris B. Iran’s mass production of the Ghadir class submarine continues to support Iran’s focus on indigenous development of defense equipment as well as bolster Iran’s asymmetric naval strategy. Let’s face it, Iran’s naval vessels are no match for their … Continue reading

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Is Pakistan Ready to Field a Rocket-Launched, Miniaturized Nuke?

by ROBERT BECKHUSEN Two years, a new Pakistani rocket appeared on a testing range–this one designed to lob small, tactical nuclear warheads against an future Indian blitzkrieg. Manoj Joshi, a columnist for India’s Mail Today warned the test represented a … Continue reading

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