May 27th 2016
Marshall Center counterterrorism alumni share best practices for countering terrorism

Professor James Howcroft, the course director for the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, welcomes 73 participants from 41 countries for the Global Counterterrorism Alumni Community of Interest Workshop “Countering Terrorist Narratives: [ ... ]

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May 26th 2016
Regional Security and Cooperation Was Focus at Marshall Center Energy Seminar in Vilnius Lithuania

Participants at the GCMC seminar in Vilnius, Lithuania - May 2016 (Tip: Click on image to start the gallery)

By James E. Brooks,
George C. Marshall European Center Public Affairs Director

The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies hosted two-day Regional Energy Security Seminar [ ... ]

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May 25th 2016
G-CT_COI participants study Countering Terrorist Narratives in Asia, Central Asia, South Asia, Oceania

Mr. Irfan Abubakar, director of the Study of Religion and Culture in Jakarta (Click on image to start gallery)

By GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (May 25, 2016) – Countering Terrorist Narratives in Asia, Central Asia, South Asia and Oceania was the topic of discussion on [ ... ]

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May 24th 2016
G-CT_COI participants study Countering Terrorist Narratives in Africa, Europe

Prof. James Howcroft (Click on image to start gallery)

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (May 24, 2016) – Seventy-three participants from 41 countries learned about Countering Terrorist Narratives in Africa and Europe during the first day of the Global Counterterrorism Alumni Community of Interest [ ... ]

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May 24th 2016
Fast Facts:  Global Counterterrorism Alumni Community of Interest Workshop

The Global Counterterrorism Alumni Community of Interest Workshop will be held May 23 to 26 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. The theme will be "Countering Terrorist Narratives: Best Practices from around the Globe." This is the seventh successive Counterterrorism Alumni [ ... ]

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May 20th 2016
Central Asia Ambassadors and Decisionmakers Meet at Marshall Center to Discuss Regional Challenges

Ambassadors from the United States and Germany and key Central Asia policymakers, military, diplomats and academic leaders attend the Central Asian Parliamentarian Symposium May 17 to 20 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. For more photos, [ ... ]

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May 16th 2016
Challenges of Europe’s Southern Flank Analyzed More Closely in New Week-Long Security Seminar Resident Course

Col. Georges Sakr, commander of training at the Military Academy in Lebanon, asks a question of a guest speaker during a plenary session in the European Security Seminar South resident course at the George C. Marshall European Center in Garmisch, Germany. Thirty nations were represented at the seminar. [ ... ]

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May 16th 2016
Thank You & Farewell Professor Monaco

U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Keith Dayton, director of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies based here, presents a Superior Civilian Service Award to Professor Steven Monaco during a farewell ceremony on May 13. (Marshall Center photos by U.S. Army Sgt. Amanda Moncada /RELEASED)

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, [ ... ]

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May 11th 2016
Marshall Center Central European Cyber Defense Workshop Stresses International Cooperation

Participants from “Central European Cyber Strategy and Policy Solutions to Protecting Cyberspace” workshop held in Bucharest, Romania, May 9-10, pose for a photo during a coffee break. (Contributed Photo)

The George C. Marshall European Center held a two-day cyber defense seminar in Bucharest, [ ... ]

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May 10th 2016
Marshall Center Professor Moderates Discussions at Montenegro Security Conference

Marshall Center Professor Dr. Valbona Zeneli (left) moderates a discussion with NATO Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Alexander Vershbow at the “To Be Secure Conference” in Budva, Montenegro, May 6. (Contributed Photo).

By Marshall Center Public Affairs

Dr. Valbona Zeneli introduced and moderated [ ... ]

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May 9th 2016
Kosovo Diplomats Hone Their English Language Skills at Marshall Center Workshop

Group 1: Diplomats from the Republic of Kosovo's Ministry of Foreign Affairs attended a Language for Diplomacy Workshop, April 18 to May 6 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.  The course was devised through a memorandum of understanding signed in 2014 between the Marshall [ ... ]

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May 9th 2016
Fast Facts:  European Security Seminar – South Resident Course

European Security Seminar South begins today, May 9. This poster was created by Army Specialist Christopher Green.

Background:  This one-week seminar is designed to examine the threats to Europe emanating from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and to develop appropriate responses to these [ ... ]

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May 4th 2016
Mongolia Alumni Event Renews and Strengthens Growing Relationship

U.S. Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl-Galt delivers opening remarks during an alumni Outreach Network Event in Mongolia last month. Dr. Sven Bernhard Gareis is on the right. (Photo contributed by Marc Johnson)

By GCMC Public Affairs

The George C. Marshall European Center Alumni Affairs office organized [ ... ]

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May 3rd 2016
Marshall Center Alumni Network Reboots, Reconnects to Answer Cyberterrorism Alarm

Ayhan Gücüyener, researcher for the Center on Foreign Policy and Security at the Hazar Strategy Institute in Istanbul, presents “Energy Critical Infrastructure and their Vulnerability to Terrorist Attacks” during the Global Cyber Security Alumni Community of Interest Workshop April 27. Titled [ ... ]

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May 2nd 2016
PLTCE Language Standards and Assessment Seminar Readies International Instructors

Nine language instructors and administrators from eight NATO partner countries pose for a group shot with their Marshall Center faculty advisors.  The language instructors and program administrators completed a seminar Apr. 28 that will help them refine their lesson plans for teaching English language [ ... ]

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May 2nd 2016
Dr. von Muenchow Moderates Panel Discussion on European Security in Zagreb, Apr. 29

Dr. Davor Božinović, former Minister of Defence, Zagreb; Kristina Lahovski, Director NATO & International Security, Croatian MFA; Dr. Sandro Knezović, Institute for Development and International Relations and Dr. Sebastian von Muenchow pose for a picture following their panel discussion at a roundtable [ ... ]

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Apr 28th 2016
Parliamentarians form Turkey examine Role of Parliament in National Security at George C. Marshall Center

Ten Parliamentarians from Turkey pose with George C. Marshall European Center staff and faculty during a two-day tailored seminar designed to introduce them to different practices on the role of parliament in national security policy.  The seminar was one of more than 100 non-resident outreach [ ... ]

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Apr 25th 2016
Marshall Center’s Newest Alumni With 1st from Chad Set to Combat Transnational Organized Crime

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Counternarcotics and Global Threats Caryn C. Hollis is introduced as the graduation speaker during the last day of Program on Countering Transnational Organized Crime. Hollis shared the objectives of DoD strategy to combat organized crime and welcomed the new [ ... ]

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Apr 22nd 2016
Fast Facts:   Global Cyber Security Alumni Community of Interest (COI) Workshop

Poster - Cyber Security Workshop - April 2016

Background:  George C. Marshall European Security Studies Center’s Community of Interest (COI) workshops bring together alumni to strengthen and enhance professional networks of security practitioners within an area of security concern.  This [ ... ]

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Apr 19th 2016
Faculty Represent Marshall Center at Bratislava’s Premiere Security Forum

 Dr. Sebastian von Munchow (left) and Dr. Matt Rhodes (right) pose with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović during GLOBSEC 2015 in Bratislava. (Contributed photo).

George C. Marshall Center European Center for Security Studies faculty traveled to Bratislava, Apr. 15-17, to participate [ ... ]

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Apr 19th 2016
Slovakia Alumni Event Renews Marshall Center Ties

Marshall Center Alumni Affairs Specialist Chris Burelli introduces panel participants during alumni outreach event, Apr. 14 in Bratislava.

Bratislava, Slovakia (April 14) - On the eve of the GLOBESEC Security Conference, the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies hosted an Alumni [ ... ]

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Apr 15th 2016
DHS official Explains Global Initiatives on Countering Trafficking of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Thomas Frye, from the Department of Homeland Security’s Homeland Security Investigations, who is currently the DHS Attaché to the U.S. European Command, talks about toxic industrial chemicals near population centers during his presentation on “Trafficking in Weapons of Mass Destruction” April [ ... ]

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Apr 14th 2016
CTOC 16-07 Participants Study Trafficking in Scarce and Protected Resources

Dr. Timothy Wittig, conservation scientist and senior wildlife trafficking analyst with the Wildlife Conservation Society, talked to participants from the Program on Countering Transnational Organized Crime at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies April 14. (Marshall Center photo [ ... ]

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Apr 13th 2016
Professors lecture on human trafficking, migrant smuggling at CTOC 16-07

Professor Steven R. Monaco, course director from the Program on Countering Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC) at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, and Italian navy Rear Adm. (Ret.) Alberto Cervone, former Marshall Center professor of security studies and Italian Defense [ ... ]

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Apr 13th 2016
CTOC Participants Share Drug Trafficking Trends in Their Countries

Countering Transnational Organized Crime participants, Roselyn Andrada Borja, director III of the Internal Affairs Office of the Drug Enforcement Agency in the Philippines and Eriks Cerpe, chief inspector of the State Police of Latvia, talk about drug trafficking trends in their countries during a panel [ ... ]

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Apr 12th 2016
84 Participants from 59 Countries Attend CTOC

There are 84 participants from 59 countries attending the Program on Countering Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC). (Marshall Center photo by Karl-Heinz Wedhorn /RELEASED)

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (April 12, 2016) – There are 84 participants from 59 countries attending the Program on Countering [ ... ]

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Apr 11th 2016
CTOC Participants learn Drug Trafficking Trends

Ross Mooney, from U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, presents “Drug Trafficking Trends - South West Asian Opiates” April 12 to 87 participants from 60 countries attending the Countering Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC) at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. (Marshall [ ... ]

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Apr 7th 2016
Bundeswehr Medical Academy visits Marshall Center

U.S. Army COL John Knightstep answers questions from fifteen Military Medicals from the Bundeswehr Medical Academy in Munich. They visited the Marshall Center on Arp. 06. (Marshall Center photo German air force Senior Master Sgt. Mark Winkler /RELEASED)

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (April. 06, [ ... ]

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Apr 6th 2016
Fast Facts about CTOC 16-07 That Begins Today

Countering Transnational Organized Crime resident course begins today, Apr. 6 and runs through Apr. 16.  The course has 87 registered participants from 60 nations.  (Graphic Design Poster created by Aryn Lockhart)

Fast Facts: Countering Transnational Organized Crime

Dates: April 6 to 21

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Apr 3rd 2016
Marshall Center English Enhancement Program Lessens Confusion

Brazilian army Maj. Gustavo Lima talks about transnational organized crime concerns in Brazil during the English Language Enhancement Course for the Program on Countering Transnational Organized Crime April 1 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. [ ... ]

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