Extremism, environment, and the new security dynamics of the 21st century: Strife in conversation with RUSI Director, Dr. Karin von Hippel
Interview

Extremism, environment, and the new security dynamics of the 21st century: Strife in conversation with RUSI Director, Dr. Karin von Hippel

Interviewed by: Harris Kuemmerle Harris Kuemmerle – Where do you see climate change fitting within the wider European security dynamic moving forward? Do you feel that European policy makers adequately appreciate the security risks of climate change? Or is it still seen as somewhat of a secondary security issue? Karin von Hippel – I think … Continue reading

The future of European defence: An interview with Daniel Keohane
Interview / Long read

The future of European defence: An interview with Daniel Keohane

Daniel Keohane interviewed by Annabelle Vuille Annabelle Vuille: What would you say are the most pressing security challenges faced by Europe today? Daniel Keohane: Let me answer this question slightly differently, as there are numerous security challenges to be listed – from Russia to ISIS, failing states in the Middle East, the refugee challenge, and terrorism etc. … Continue reading

Professor Kerry Brown on the rise of Xi Jinping: Power and politics in modern China
Interview

Professor Kerry Brown on the rise of Xi Jinping: Power and politics in modern China

Interview with Professor Kerry Brown conducted by Lauren Dickey Lauren Dickey: What made you write `CEO China: The Rise of Xi Jinping’? Kerry Brown: This is the second in a trilogy of books on power and politics in contemporary China.  The first book, `The New Emperors: Power and the Princelings in China’, which came out … Continue reading

ISIS and its conduct of war: interview with Professor Dr. Albert A. Stahel
Interview

ISIS and its conduct of war: interview with Professor Dr. Albert A. Stahel

By: Annabelle Vuille Professor Dr. Albert A. Stahel is the founder and head of the Swiss think tank Institut für Strategische Studien [Institute for Strategic Studies]. He has taught strategic studies at the Military Academy of the ETH Zürich and holds the title of honorary professor in the same field at the University of Zürich. … Continue reading