Conference "Counterinsurgency and Statebuilding" with University of Southern Denmark

Oct 14, 2014

ISPK staff hosted a research conference with our colleagues at University of Southern Denmark's "Center for War Studies" about "Counterinsurgency and Statebuilding in Afghanistan"

External experts provided insights and presentations to further the discussion. The final conference report can be downloaded here.

Interview Sebastian Bruns (ISPK) - Deutsche Welle

Oct 14, 2014

ISPK's Sebastian Bruns has been interviewed by German public radio Deutsche Welle. Topics were the conflict in Syria and  the beginning deployment of US naval forces in the area. A second  interview has been about Germany's toolkit in the region.

Publication Joachim Krause on NSA wiretapping

Oct 14, 2014

ISPK's Prof Dr. Joachim Krause has published an op-ed in Internationale Politik: "Germany's NSA debate - some critical remarks. Moralizing the issue threatens German-American friendship". (German title: "Kritische Anmerkungen zur deutschen NSA-Debatte. Moralisieren bedroht die deutsch-amerikanische Freundschaft")

Interview Sebastian Bruns (ISPK) - Defense News

Oct 16, 2014

ISPK's Sebastian Bruns has been interviewed in "Defense News" about Germany's new frigate and the emerging littoral warfare concept. Article available online here.

ISPK Publication: Terrorism Yearbook and Database 2013/2014

Oct 12, 2014

ISPK's annual volume and data collection about terrorism worldwide (german title: "Jahrbuch Terrorismus") is available in print for 2013 / 2014.

Publication Joachim Krause "Defend Europe's Order"

Oct 12, 2014

ISPK's Academic Director Joachim Krause has published a commentary about "Defending Europe's International Order" (german title: "Die europäische Ordnung verteidigen") in Germany's Foreign Office's (german: Auswärtiges Amt)  "Review 2014 - Rethinking Foreign Policy" (german title: "Review 2014 - Außenpolitik weiter denken").

Interview Sebastian Bruns (ISPK) - Center for War Studies / Odense

Oct 11, 2014

Sebastian Bruns has been interviewed by Denmark's Center for War Studies about "US Naval Power".

ISPK's Sebastian Bruns "The Future of Maritime Studies" World International Studies Conference

Oct 16, 2014

ISPK's Sebastian Bruns  participated in World International Studies Council (WISC) conference in Frankfurt, Main / Germany. Bruns' panel contribution "The Future of Maritime Studies" is available online at Center for Maritime Security (CIMSEC).

Working Paper "Kieler Analyse" No 37 online

Oct 11, 2014

Working paper No 37 by Jonas Lucas "Peace in Sri Lanka - sustainable end of a protracted social conflict?"  (german title: "Sri Lankas Frieden - nachhaltiges Ende eines protracted social conflict?") is available online.

ISPK's Joachim Krause interviewed in "O Globo" (Brazil)

Nov 07, 2014

ISPK's Joachim Krause was interviewed by Brazilian newspaper "O Globo" about the crisis in Ukraine.

The interview is available online here (portuguese).

Television Interview: ISPK's Joachim Krause in "Beckmann"

Nov 07, 2014

ISPK's Joachim Krause was interviewed along with other experts in German public television's political talkshow "Beckmann". The topic was "Ukraine in permanent crisis?"

Watch the full show here (in German).

Workshop ISPK - NATO COE CSW

Oct 11, 2014

ISPK staff members Adrian Neumann and Sebastian Bruns were received at NATO's Center of Excellence for Operations in Confined and Shallow Waters (COE CSW) in Kiel. ISPK and COE CSW plan to collaborate in Maritime Security research.

Prof Joachim Krause: Publication on NATO - Summit

Oct 10, 2014

ISPK Research Director Joachim Krause has published an analysis about NATO's Summit Meeting in Wales.

Available online (german): Internationale Politik, September 2014.

ISPK's Joachim Krause interviewed in Globe and Mail (Canada)

Nov 07, 2014

ISPK's Joachim Krause was interviewed by Canadian newspaper Globe and Mail about Germany's flagging military capabilities and possible strategic ramifications.

The interview is available online here.

Op-Ed Joachim Krause in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung: "The next Great War?"

Nov 08, 2014

ISPK's Joachim Krause has published an op-ed commentary in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) about the crisis in eastern Ukraine.

He discusses various historical parallels to the strategic situation in Eastern Europe.

The article (in german) can be accessed and downloaded here.

ISPK Policy Brief: Kira Frankenthal / Stefan Hansen: "Syrian opposition and rebel groups" (in German)

Nov 08, 2014

ISPK's Kira Frankenthal and Stefan Hansen jointly analyse Syria's opposition and rebel groups.

ISPK policy brief can be downloaded here.

ISPK Policy Brief: Curti Covi / Jannis Jost "Terrorism in London and Paris - between ideology and frustration" (in German)

Nov 08, 2014

ISPK's Curti Covi and Jannis Jost jointly analyse the terrorist attacks in London and Paris in 2013.

ISPK policy can be accessed and downloaded here.

ISPK Policy Brief: Curti Covi / Stefan Hansen: "Boston Marathon terrorist attacks" (german)

Nov 08, 2014

ISPK's Curti Covi and Stefan Hansen analyse the terrorist attacks on the Boston Marathon in 2013.

ISPK policy brief can be accessed and downloaded here.

ISPK's Sebastian Bruns comments on deploying surveillance ship "Oker"

Oct 16, 2014

ISPK's Sebastian Bruns has commented for Neue Züricher Zeitung (NZZ) the deployment of Germany's surveillance and intelligence vessel "Oker" near Syria.

Available online here (in German).

Publication

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  • ISPK's Sebastian Bruns is co-editor of "Maritime Security" (german title: Maritime Sicherheit). The volume extensively covers maritime issues in Strategic Studies, e.g. piracy, littoral warfare and naval doctrine development.

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  • ISPK's Academic Director Joachim Krause is co-editor of "Afghanistan, Pakistan and Strategic Change". The volume covers strategic trends in the region and provides in-depth analysis of past and presents possibilities of western involvement in Afghanistan and the regional theater.

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  • ISPK's Joachim Krause is co-editor of this volume about effective international cooperation. Contributors analyse and discuss possible future avenues of possible effective, multilateral cooperation between international organisations in different policy areas and regions.