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  • New publication with two IFSH contributions: Political Islamism as a Hybrid Actor with Global Reach (in German)

    Reem Ahmed and Dr Patricia Schneider

    What drives the actors of Political Islam(ism)? What are their intentions and how do various actors within the scene go about recruiting people, building social connections and ensuring loyalty? How…

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  • Peace Researchers in Dialogue with the Munich Security Conference (MSC)


    For the third time the Munich Peace Meeting took place on November 16, 2021, this year as a video conference due to the pandemic. The conference is organized by the Projektgruppe Münchner…

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  • IFSH researcher becomes part of the Réseau Nucléaire et Stratégie - Nouvelle Génération

    Franziska Stärk has been accepted into the 2021-2022 cohort of the Réseau Nucléaire et Stratégie - Nouvelle Génération. The network offers its members, young professionals and master students in…

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  • IFSH Press Release: COP26 Outcomes Inadequate from a Peace Policy Standpoint

    This past weekend, the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow came to an end after two weeks of intensive debate. Peace researcher Dr Delf Rothe, who studies connections between climate change…

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  • Workshop on the Implementation of UN Cyber Norms


    IFSH research focus International Cybersecurity recently held its second interdisciplinary workshop, focusing on which actors and procedures could advance the implementation of the UN norms of…

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  • The West Cannot Rescue Arms Control Alone: Interview in Judy Dempsey´s Strategic Europe Blog

    In an interview in Judy Dempsey's Strategic Europe, Dr Ulrich Kühn talks about the history and current state of arms control, which had its peak between 1985 and 1995. At that time, Washington and…

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  • First Young Deep Cuts Policy Brief out now: Immediate Priorities for US-Russian Arms Control


    The Young Deep Cuts Commission is happy to introduce a new publishing series: Young Deep Cuts Policy Briefs. In the first issue Young Deep Cuts Commissioners Artem Kvartalnov, Noah Mayhew and Daria…

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  • New Deep Cuts Working Paper #14 “Missile Defense and the Offense-Defense Relationship”

    Andrey Baklitskiy, James Cameron, Steven Pifer

    Missile defenses remain an obstacle to U.S.-Russia agreement on a new nuclear arms control accord. Both sides will need to address the offense-defense relationship in the Strategic Stability Dialogue,…

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  • Deep Cuts Briefing on Missile Defense

    On October 27, 2021, the Deep Cuts Project held a briefing to launch the new Deep Cuts Working Paper on “Missile Defense and the Offense-Defense Relationship”. Two distinguished members of the Deep…

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  • Watch online: Armed Forces for Peace: The Past, Present and Future of Innere Führung

    An event with the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Armed Forces, co-hosted by the Federal Chancellor Helmut Schmidt Foundation and the IFSH



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