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  • 2020 - REPORT - NATO DCB INITIATIVE

    2020 - REPORT - NATO DCB INITIATIVE

    Lara MARTINHO (Portugal)

    [...] Today, NATO’s DCB initiative is an integral part of the core of NATO’s cooperative security outreach with partners. The programme allows NATO Allies to focus on working very closely with select partners to make their defence institutions, forces and capabilities stronger and more resilient.…

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  • 2020 - REPORT - KEY CHALLENGES TO MAINTAINING PEACE AND SECURITY IN THE WESTERN BALKANS

    2020 - REPORT - KEY CHALLENGES TO MAINTAINING PEACE AND SECURITY IN THE WESTERN BALKANS

    Jean-Charles LARSONNEUR (France)

    In the almost two decades since the end of the large-scale use of force to change the territorial political reality in the Western Balkans, much has been accomplished. The majority of the states of the former Yugoslavia are now firmly entrenched in the Euro-Atlantic institutions. With the exception…

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  • 2020 - REPORT - CHINA'S BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE: A STRATEGIC AND ECONOMIC ASSESSMENT

    2020 - REPORT - CHINA'S BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE: A STRATEGIC AND ECONOMIC ASSESSMENT

    Christian TYBRING-GJEDDE (Norway)

    In 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced perhaps the most ambitious investment and infrastructure programme ever conceived. The ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ (BRI) has since become the boldest expression yet of China’s global economic, diplomatic, and strategic ambitions. This report argues…

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  • 2020 - REPORT - THE IMPACT OF THE COVID-19 CRISIS ON THE CIVIL DIMENSION OF SECURITY

    2020 - REPORT - THE IMPACT OF THE COVID-19 CRISIS ON THE CIVIL DIMENSION OF SECURITY

    Joëlle GARRIAUD-MAYLAM (France)

    The COVID-19 crisis has a significant short- and long-term impact on many aspects of the civilian dimension of security. This special report firstly examines the link between repressive policies and the aggravation of the health crisis. It shows that human rights restrictions in China have had a…

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  • 2020 - GENERAL REPORT - THE RISE OF CHINA: IMPLICATIONS FOR GLOBAL AND EURO-ATLANTIC SECURITY

    2020 - GENERAL REPORT - THE RISE OF CHINA: IMPLICATIONS FOR GLOBAL AND EURO-ATLANTIC SECURITY

    Gerald E. CONNOLLY (United States)

    The rapid rise of the People’s Republic of China in the last part of the 20th century and early decades of the 21st century represents a paradigm shift in global affairs comparable in magnitude to the collapse of the Soviet Union.  The confrontation between China and the Euro-Atlantic community is…

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  • 2020 - SPECIAL REPORT - COVID-19, INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND THE IMPORTANCE OF NATO STO

    2020 - SPECIAL REPORT - COVID-19, INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND THE IMPORTANCE OF NATO STO

    Kevan JONES (United Kingdom)

    The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus epidemic which was first identified in China in late 2019 has expanded to touch nearly every corner of the globe. The World Health Organization (WHO) assessed COVID-19 as a pandemic on 11 March 2020. The speed and the scale of the virus’ global spread have been…

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  • 2020 - REPORT - URBAN WARFARE

    2020 - REPORT - URBAN WARFARE

    Philippe MICHEL-KLEISBAUER (France)

    Urbanisation is one of the most prevalent global trends of the 21st century. Already today an estimated 55% of the world’s population live in urban areas. According to the 2016 United Nations World Cities report, two-thirds of the global population will live in cities by 2050 (Konaev and Spencer,…

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