• ISA Annual Conference 2021


    The team of the research area Arms Control and Emerging Technologies was again represented at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference 2021, from 6th to 9th April. The conference…

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  • New IFSH Video on Autonomous Weapons

    Drones and autonomous weapons - blessing or curse?

     

    The war in the Nagorno-Karabakh region in Autumn 2020 and the 2019 attack on an oil refinery in Saudi Arabia show that unmanned weapons systems such as drones are now being used deliberately to…

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  • Between rejection and accession: Germany and the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

    Dr. Oliver Meier

    On 22 January 2021, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) entered into force. The 54 states parties are prohibited from possessing nuclear weapons as assisting nuclear weapons…

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  • German and Japanese perspective on the current nuclear disarmament architecture

    Dr. Ulrich Kühn

    Interview with the Japanese-German Center Berlin

     

    In the conversation moderated by Renate Tenbusch, Director of the EU Office of the Friedrich-Ebert- Foundation, Ulrich Kühn discusses the current…

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  • Virtual conference: Security Perspectives for Northern Europe

    Dr. Ulrich Kühn

    Since the conflict in Ukraine and Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in 2014 the Baltic states fear of a military attack by Russia is increasing. Adding to this fear is a growing military presence in the…

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  • Back to the Future? The New Missile Crisis

    Dr. Ulrich Kühn

    In his contribution peace researcher and head of the Arms Control and Emerging Technologies project at the IFSH, Ulrich Kühn, offers the reader a historical summary of the INF-Treaty up to the current…

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  • New contributions in the "Russian Analytical Digest”

    Dr. U. Kühn, Dr. A. Graef, Dr. O. Meier

    In the latest issue of the academic journal russian analytical digest three IFSH peace researchers contributed new publications on strategic stability, the European arms control regime and a…

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  • Perceptions in the Euro - Atlantic: Policy Brief

    Dr. Ulrich Kühn

    The risk of nuclear weapon use is increasing, mainly due to a renaissance of intense US-American and Russian strategic competition that we have not witnessed for a long time. In his Policy Brief for…

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  • International Conference of the German Federal Foreign Office: IFSH organizes break-out session on Emerging Technologies

    Dr. Alexander Graef, Dr. Moritz Kütt

    Technological progress in information technology and artificial intelligence not only fuels new developments for civilian purposes, it also has implications for military capabilities and international…

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  • US Missile Defence Efforts and Chinas Reservations in East Asia

    Dr. Christian Alwardt

    In his latest publication in the academic journal Asian Affairs IFSH expert Christian Alwardt takes a look at US-American Missile Defence efforts in East Asia, which have been justified by referencing…

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