Defence & Security

Charting a course towards a safer world.   

Our Expert's Defence & Security section is dedicated to the delivery of strategic insight and the elaboration of sustainable policy solutions focusing on the theory and practice of international security studies. Academics, policy experts and decision-makers from all around the world share their viewpoints and researches 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.


Tianjiao Jiang

Abstract This paper examines China’s strategic thinking on cyberwar. It has been widely argued that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has shown strong interest in launching large-scale cyberattacks against the…

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Nadine Olafsson

Establishing criteria to assess whether a military coup is socially just Military leaders and policy makers have long been preoccupied with the ethical and just conduct of the military in…

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Matthew LeRiche

What impact does right-wing populism have on dominant security theories? This piece was co-authored by Friedrich W. Opitz, a senior graduate student at Dresden University’s School of International Studies, Germany,…

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"#Washington and #Moscow have to opt for one of the three possible scenarios laid out for the future of the… https://t.co/7F00FD8cqr

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'Despite achieving some victories, the security forces’ treatment of the Sinai’s population undermined the state’s… https://t.co/qVBsQwEpc7

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"The plausibility of #Teheran opting for the #DPRK’s scenario ... could trigger a #nuclear crisis." - Anastasia Efi… https://t.co/nPO4sG3YL9

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