After the end of the Cold War, Washington envisioned American leadership in Europe as a means for stability; both for the future of Europe and for the international system.
The apparent threat from continued proliferation both within and outside the NPT framework remains a widely shared concern among all actors—from states to non-state actors.
Although, at first sight, it may appear otherwise – the EU’s Lisbon Treaty has made a huge step towards a more sophisticated and improved security of fundamental rights.
The intentions of biological weapons are to cause damage to the social and economic order of society. Infectious disease also causes damage to this order and thus constitutes a security threat.
With intertwining roles but blurring boundaries between them, civilian and military bureaucrats have a hard time cooperating, especially in the contemporary security context of a nation-state.
The ‘proxy wars’ in Africa during the 1970s were unique forms of military intervention, where the heightened significance of ideology was reflected in the main foreign policy objectives .
Radicalized Islamic terrorism does not necessarily pose the greatest risk to national security, but rather non-Islamic extremist organizations are an increasingly imminent danger.
Empirical and rhetorical evidence within the context of America’s prosecution of the War on Terror ultimately supports the contention that it is not over. ‘Who won?’ then becomes hypothetical.