Post Tagged with: "Security"

(In)Security: From Thick Signifier to Empty Signifier

(In)Security: From Thick Signifier to Empty Signifier

The in(security) of the minors is at stake in a semantic and practical power struggle among different actors such as the US, the UN, NGOs, countries of origin and the minors themselves.

Gibraltar, Brexit and the Impossibility of ‘leaving Europe’

Gibraltar, Brexit and the Impossibility of ‘leaving Europe’

Nowhere will be hit harder by Brexit than Gibraltar.

Brexit: The View from Ireland

Brexit: The View from Ireland

The Irish government will have to tread a careful line during the Article 50 negotiations, choosing a path that lies somewhere between the UK and the EU.

EU-NATO Relations in the Era of Trump and of the European Defence Union

EU-NATO Relations in the Era of Trump and of the European Defence Union

With President Trump, the Warsaw declaration is now more important as it delivers quite clearly what were the hopes and fears of the Obama administration and of the EU.

Finding an Alternative World Order

Finding an Alternative World Order

Serious change in the global security order can come about only when the United States actually does less international intervening. Then, others will do more – if slowly at first.

Europe’s Post-Brexit Retrenchment

Europe’s Post-Brexit Retrenchment

If the EU struggles to maintain broad domestic support in its own member states, it seems likely to face a prolonged period of strategic retrenchment.

UK-France Relations after Brexit

UK-France Relations after Brexit

Britain has a strong interest in staying in the European foreign policy club.

Security and the Brexit Effect

Security and the Brexit Effect

Brexit will neither strengthen, nor obviously weaken, the Common Security and Defence Policy. It may, however, reduce the UK’s ability to contribute to European security.

European Defence after Brexit: Flying on One Engine?

European Defence after Brexit: Flying on One Engine?

Despite Brexit, if a threat to European interests warrants military action, in Europe’s periphery or beyond, the UK is more likely to be part of the action than not.

Germany’s Return to European Leadership

Germany’s Return to European Leadership

In the wake of the Brexit vote, Germany is increasingly willing to assume responsibility for the grand edifices of Western cooperation through the UN, the EU and NATO.

4 Things Feminists Tell Us about Private Security: A Gender Audit on Security

4 Things Feminists Tell Us about Private Security: A Gender Audit on Security

In various ways feminists continue to draw our attention to how gender underpins the political and economics of security.

Interview – Abi Williams

Interview – Abi Williams

Dr. Abi Williams discusses the role of think tanks in international affairs, the future of multilateral institutions, UN reform and international courts and tribunals.

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