European defence future in dual-use technologies investment

Posted on [created] by c.alexandropoulos in Leadership, Security/Intelligence
Edoardo Camilli, Director of the “International Security Observer”, argues the future of European defence should be based on investment in dual-use technologies The conomic and financial crisis has had a deep impact on ... Read More »

Challenges against opportunities in European defence

Posted on [created] by c.alexandropoulos in Leadership, Security/Intelligence
Karlijn Jans, EU Policy Advisor at TNO Brussels, weighs challenges against opportunities in her  on European defence. Signs of economic and financial recovery are being noticed throughout the European markets and ... Read More »

“Why not a EuroDrone?”

Posted on [created] by c.alexandropoulos in Leadership, Security/Intelligence
Fabrizio Gualdesi outlines the economic and practical advantages and challenges to a common European Drone program. It goes without saying that drones are not the latest toys for grown ups but the next big business of ... Read More »

EU member states must urgently coordinate European defence policy

Posted on [created] by c.alexandropoulos in Leadership, Security/Intelligence
Barend Tensen argues EU member states must urgently coordinate European defence policy, to meet both moral and self-defence responsibilities Democracy support and support for the rule of law are moral obligations for ... Read More »

EU must seize 2014’s momentum for a Defence Reform

Posted on [created] by c.alexandropoulos in Leadership, Security/Intelligence
Håvard Sandvik urges the EU to seize 2014’s momentum for a Defence Reform.   “F*** the EU”. This exasperated statement by US Assistant Secretary of State Nuland reinforces one hard-to-miss fact: If Europe doesn’t get ... Read More »

Cyberspace remains shrouded in a fog of war

Posted on [created] by c.alexandropoulos in Security/Intelligence
Policy analyst Jeoffrey Houvenaeghel argues that cyberspace remains shrouded in a fog of war, and calls for holistic strategies to clear the way.   Shamoon, the computer virus that rapidly crippled over 30,000 computers ... Read More »

EU should push for a transnational cyber security network

Posted on [created] by c.alexandropoulos in Security/Intelligence
Catherine Lefèvre, volunteer researcher at ISD London and Co-founder of GPPW.org, argues that the EU should take the lead in creating a transnational cyber security network. In our increasingly interconnected and ... Read More »

A new European security environment

Posted on [created] by c.alexandropoulos in Security/Intelligence
Writer Erika Brady considers how the confluence of history and technology has changed the European security environment, and calls for a multi-faceted response at the EU level The security challenges Europe faces in the ... Read More »

Growing Up in Tehran, I Have A Unique Take on Non-Proliferation

Posted on [created] by Blog Manager in Diplomacy, Security/Intelligence
I was born during the Iran-Iraq War and grew up in post-conflict Tehran. My childhood, despite being quite normal, was dominated by politics. With academic parents in the fields of ... Read More »

A Young Egyptian's Perspective on Non-Proliferation in the Middle East

Posted on [created] by Blog Manager in Diplomacy, Security/Intelligence
Immersing myself in nonproliferation studies has been a thrilling life journey. Growing up in Egypt, I realized early in life that I live in a highly volatile region, where war rhetoric and existential threats prevailed ... Read More »

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