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per Concordiam is the Marshall Center’s free quarterly journal focused on security and defense issues impacting Europe and Eurasia. Click here for current and past issues and review our article submission guidelines. - Our free quarterly journal.
DOD Center’s first-ever course on illicit trafficking unites ‘the good side’Apr 11th 2014DOD Center’s first-ever course on illicit trafficking unites ‘the good side’

Dr. Denis Alexeev, a member of the Saratov University Russia, talks about the growing market of synthetic drugs from Asia April 1 to 69 participants from 34 countries attending the first-ever Program on Countering Narcotics and Illicit Trafficking at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security [ ... ]

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Working Group compares teaching methods in BelgradeApr 7th 2014Working Group compares teaching methods in Belgrade

Serbian Army Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Miodrag Jevtić outlines the legacy of military education in Serbia April 7 during the Education Development Working Group in Belgrade, Serbia. This working group was sponsored by NATO and Partnership for Peace Consortium with the Serbian University of Defense and Military [ ... ]

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Center deploys 100+ tablet computers in first-ever experimentApr 4th 2014Center deploys 100+ tablet computers in first-ever experiment

A Virtual Success Center debuts tablet computers into learning process.
How did it go?
Better than you think  Students in the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies get started in their studies at the Marshall Center with tablet computers supplmenting their work. (DOD Photo by Karlheinz [ ... ]

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Marshall Center celebrates Women’s History MonthMar 31st 2014Marshall Center celebrates Women’s History Month

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (March 28, 2014) -- Dr. Valbona Zeneli, professor of International Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center talks about how a successful women and men are perceived differently March 28 at the center’s Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment [ ... ]

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DOD Center summons pros to examine illicit trafficking, moreMar 31st 2014DOD Center summons pros to examine illicit trafficking, more

Oman Royal Air Force Wing Cmdr. Abdulla Yaqoob Hamed Al-Harthi, Alain Christian Ramtanon, inspector with the Mauritius Ministry of Home Affairs anti-drug and smuggling unit, and Saudi Arabia National Guard Lt. Col. Khalid Abdulaziz I Alayady are among the 69 participants from 34 countries attending [ ... ]

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First-ever study shows Marshall Center cultivates agents of changeMar 28th 2014First-ever study shows Marshall Center cultivates agents of change

Eliza M. Markley, a doctorate student with the Kennesaw State University in the U.S. state of Georgia, announces the findings of her thesis – Building Social Capital in the Global Security Context; A study at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies – to faculty March 20 at the [ ... ]

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Counterterrorism course graduation includes 10,000th alumnusMar 24th 2014Counterterrorism course graduation includes 10,000th alumnus

Minister Herbert Salber, deputy permanent representative of Germany, Permanent Mission to NATO, speaks to the graduating participants of the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies. (DOD Photo by Karlheinz Wedhorn/RELEASED)GCMC public affairs Staff Report

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany -- The [ ... ]

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STACS Alumni COI Workshop on Managing Civil Security RisksMar 19th 2014STACS Alumni COI Workshop on Managing Civil Security Risks

U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col. Richard Potterton Jr., assistant registrar for the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, greets Georgia Maj. Gadir Aliyev, senior officer for the Ministry of Emergency Situations’ Department of International Relations, March 18 during the fifth annual [ ... ]

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Moldovan leaders discuss democratic processes at US-German CenterMar 12th 2014Moldovan leaders discuss democratic processes at US-German Center

Dorin Recean, minister of Internal Affairs for Moldova, participates in discussions March 10 the Senior Leadership Seminar on Security Sector Reform for Representatives of the Government of Moldova at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. The [ ... ]

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Policy brief explores crime, terror, corruption convergenceFeb 26th 2014Policy brief explores crime, terror, corruption convergence

This PfPC Policy Brief is available now. The converging worlds of terrorism, crime and corruption and how law enforcement plays a crucial link are the central topic of the latest Policy Brief released by the Partnership for Peace Consortium Feb. 26.

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Center's 10,000th participant to attend counter terrorism courseFeb 24th 2014Center's 10,000th participant to attend counter terrorism course

Togo Maj. Napo Kpandja (left) and classmate check out the course description online Feb. 24 before the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies begins at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch, Germany. (DOD photo by Karlheinz Wedhorn/RELEASED)By Christine June
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CT leaders discuss Sochi, upcoming program in podcastFeb 22nd 2014CT leaders discuss Sochi, upcoming program in podcast

 GCMC Public Affairs Staff ReportGARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Feb. 22, 2014) – Protection of Olympians in Sochi, Russia, a changing terrorism landscape and more highlight a podcasted discussion in the latest podcast from the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.

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EUCOM general addresses Turkish leadersFeb 21st 2014EUCOM general addresses Turkish leaders

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Randy Kee, director of U.S. European Command strategy and policy, talks to a group of Turkish flag officers during a senior leaders seminar at the joint U.S.-German George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany Feb. 18. The seminar [ ... ]

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Graduates recommend security seminar to future studentsFeb 19th 2014Graduates recommend security seminar to future students

Participants in this year's Seminar on Regional Security from Albania, Lithuania, Turkey and Macedonia participate in the hands-on, crisis management exercise based on an artificial scenario Feb. 12 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch, Germany. (DOD Photo by Karlheinz [ ... ]

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Marshall Center organizes Civil-Military Interaction Workshop in BulgariaFeb 11th 2014Marshall Center organizes Civil-Military Interaction Workshop in Bulgaria

Matthias Hoepfner, German ambassador to Bulgaria, presents opening remarks Feb. 11 at the Civil-Military Interaction: Disaster Preparation and Response Workshop at the Central Military Club in Sofia, Bulgaria.  The Marshall Center organized this two-and-a-half day workshop in cooperation with the [ ... ]

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Center's Kennedy School grads in spotlight for new campaignFeb 7th 2014Center's Kennedy School grads in spotlight for new campaign

Eight Marshall Center employees attended the Harvard Kennedy School (shown here). The school is promoting its graduates in a campaign (DOD Photo by Karlheinz Wedhorn/RELEASED).  by Deacon Westervelt
GCMC Public AffairsGARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Feb. 5, 2013) – With the alpine glow on [ ... ]

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Former center course director to be buried at Arlington in AprilFeb 5th 2014Former center course director to be buried at Arlington in April

GCMC Public Affairs Staff ReportAndrew Nichols Pratt GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Feb. 5, 2014) -- Retired U.S. Marine Corps Col. Andrew Nichols Pratt, the former leader of the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies for the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies here, will [ ... ]

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Center paper focuses on international marketingFeb 4th 2014Center paper focuses on international marketing

GCMC Public Affairs Staff ReportSecurity Insights #10 GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Feb. 4, 2014) – International marketing takes center stage in a new publication released by the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Feb. 4. “International Marketing: An Imperative for [ ... ]

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MC staff member gives a lecture on energy securityJan 28th 2014MC staff member gives a lecture on energy security

Alessandro Scheffler, from the George C. Marshall European Center for European Studies, teaches energy security Jan. 23 to students at the Advance Security and Defense Studies School in Belgrade, Serbia. (Courtesy photo)GCMC public affairs staff reportBELGRADE, Serbia (January 23, 2014) – Energy [ ... ]

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Center facilitates workshop in Central AsiaJan 27th 2014Center facilitates workshop in Central Asia

DUSHANBE, TAJIKISTAN (Jan. 27, 2014) – U.S. Army Lt. Col. Scott Maxwell, chief of the U.S. Office of Defense Cooperation in Tajikistan (right), makes a point during the opening of the Peace Support Operations Workshop led by staff and faculty from the George C. Marshall European Center for Security [ ... ]

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Dr. Ralf Roloff

Senior German Professor
George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies

PD Dr. Ralf Roloff is senior German professor at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.  He is also in charge of accreditation for the college.  Dr. Roloff served as acting deputy dean briefly in 2008. He served as deputy course director for academics

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