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Security

Returning foreign fighters: What is the right policy response?

When foreign fighters try to return, they face either hard or soft policy measures: both can have undesired effects and potentially result in further harm.

International Security

Forget nuclear: Chemical weapons are the real weapons of mass destruction threat

Chemical weapons are the most widely available weapons of mass destruction and perhaps the least challenging sort to pursue.

Brexit Europe

The impact of Brexit on British security and defence

In spite of likely disruptions in data sharing and further cooperation, it is in the interest of the EU and Britain to remain partners and foster a close security cooperation in

Europe Security

Lithuania reintroduces compulsory military service

The president of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaitė, announced on February 24th that the country plans to reinstate military conscription due to the current geopolitical situation. Although the president did not say

Europe Natural resources and energy

Central Eastern Europe and energy diversification

Since the outbreak of the crisis in Ukraine, the Central Eastern European (CEE) countries, namely the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, have been facing an increasing pressure to move