The Presidential Administration: The Command and Control Nexus of Putin’s Russia
Russian Strategic Initiatives

The Presidential Administration: The Command and Control Nexus of Putin’s Russia

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PASS Update

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Perspectives

“Germany’s EU Presidency 2020: The Security Dimension and EU-NATO Cooperation”

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Loisach Group

Loisach Group Discusses the Transatlantic Response to the Rise of China

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EURO-ATLANTIC RELATIONS

Marshall Center Hosts ‘An Effective MoD-Parliament Relationship’ with Ukrainian Partners

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COVID-19

Explore our coverage of the security implications of the COVID-19 pandemic

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Virtual Seminar on the Crisis in Belarus

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COVID-19 and the Law
COVID-19

COVID-19 and the Law

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COVID-19

COVID-19 and Southeast Europe Virtual Seminar

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Program on Cyber Security Studies

Marshall Center’s Comprehensive Cybersecurity Program Highlights Governance Challenges

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per Concordiam

Montenegro’s Media War: False Narratives Defined the Battle over NATO Membership

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COVID-19

In a Post COVID-19 World: What are the Consequences for Ukraine?

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Loisach Group

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COVID-19 and Southeast Europe
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COVID-19 and Southeast Europe

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COVID-19

The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Preliminary Assessment of the Impact on Terrorism in Western States

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COVID-19

COVID-19 and Irregular Migration in the Mediterranean

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The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Role of Legislators

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Euro-Atlantic security

German-American Regional Security Seminar (GARSS)

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Perspectives

The COVID-19 Pandemic: Counterterrorism Practioners’ Assessments

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Loisach Group discusses “Defender Europe,” at Munich Security Conference 2020
Loisach Group

Loisach Group discusses “Defender Europe” at Munich Security Conference 2020

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The flags of US, Israel, United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain are projected on the ramparts of Jerusalem's Old City on September 15, 2020 in a show of support for Israeli normalisation deals with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.
Security Insights

The Abraham Accords – Paradigm Shift or Realpolitik?

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A Fragile State of Health: COVID-19 in Africa
Security Insights

A Fragile State of Health: COVID-19 in Africa

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Horror or Hype: The Challenge of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Terrorism
The Challenge of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Terrorism

Horror or Hype

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Perspectives

Compounded Crisis in Belarus: Drivers, Dynamics, and Possible Outcomes?

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The main session at an international summit on securing peace in Libya at the Chancellery begins on January 19, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. Leaders of nations and organizations linked to the current conflict are meeting to discuss measures towards reaching a consensus between the warring sides and ending hostilities.
Security Insights

Russia as Peacebuilder? Russia’s Coercive Mediation Strategy

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Security Insights

Risks and Opportunities in the Arctic: Strategic Recommendations from ESS-N 20-06

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SB Security Insight COVID-19: How to Implement a Lockdown in a Democratic Context
Security Insights

COVID-19: How to Implement a Lockdown in a Democratic Context

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Marshall Center Hosts a Virtual Seminar on Germany’s EU Presidency
EURO-ATLANTIC RELATIONS

Marshall Center Hosts a Virtual Seminar on Germany’s EU Presidency

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Return to Kabul? Russian Policy in Afghanistan

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COVID-19

This COVID-19 Crisis section brings together and highlights policy-relevant publications on this topic by Marshall Center faculty and alumni. These publications can support policy-makers by providing an overview of experiences and practice in our partner countries. They will also inform the curriculum of courses that address the impact of the pandemic in a range of security policy arenas. These articles demonstrate the versatility and utility of the Marshall Center network and showcase the unique value of the functional and geographical diversity of our network’s members. READ MORE