Defence & Security

Charting a course towards a safer world.   

The Academy's Defence & Security section focuses on the theory and practice of international security studies. Undergraduate and postgraduate scholars from top universities all around the world share their best academic projects on a plethora of security-related thematic concentrations. Among these include, just to mention a few, the relationship between security discourse and practice, European defense, WMD proliferation, the military-industrial complex, NATO, cybersecurity, critical security studies and human security.


Smera Jayadeva

Introduction At the end of the Cold War, the embers of policy philosophy were ignited to bring a new concept to the fore: human security; confronting the growing threats to…

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Maarten Visser

Introduction Terrorism networks have proven to be original and determined, going to great lengths to attain the funds they so desperately need. After all, finances are the lifeblood of terrorist…

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Leon Donadoni

Executive Summary The energy transition’s uncertain outcome, coupled with the current instability of the Middle Eastern, North African and Eurasian geopolitical landscape, has paved the way to newfound challenges for…

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RT @ErasmusIMSISS: Proud to present the work of #IMSISS student, Maarten Visser, who has recently published an essay at @theatlasinst look…

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"The very consideration of resuming #nuclear tests with all their subsequent #environmental and #health consequence… https://t.co/EL5yHLcalB

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Varying levels of #political support combined with ongoing uncertainty in the present #oil market mean that #Canadahttps://t.co/OdHc8a0RiL

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