Foreign & Security Policy

Cover: Emerging & disruptive technologies and nuclear weapons decision making

Emerging & disruptive technologies and nuclear weapons decision making

Published: 18 February 2022
Report

Nuclear weapons remain at the core of modern security strategies, and all great powers of the 21st century rely on nuclear deterrence to some extent. A workshop organized by the European Leadership Network (ELN) focused on the impact of new and disruptive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) or Quantum Computing on nuclear decision-making. The major findings of the workshop are summarized in this report.

Cover: How Militarised is Germany’s Foreign Policy?

How Militarised is Germany’s Foreign Policy?

Published: 29 September 2021
Policy Brief

German foreign policy is often described as peace-oriented, moderate and scarcely militarized. But the image of Germany as a "civilian power" cannot be upheld against Berlin's record in defense spending and arms exports. There is little evidence that Germany prioritizes civilian instruments over military power in its foreign policy. A feminist critique by the Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy and the German section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.