Oliver Thränert is
head of think tank
His research interests include international arms control and disarmament; nonproliferation in the field of nuclear, chem-
ical, and biological weapons; nuclear deterrence; and missile defenses.
17 November 2015
Prem Mahadevan discusses the implications of the Paris attacks for European security (in German).
14 November 2015
An op-ed by Matthias Bieri on the comeback of military conscription in Europe (in German).
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POLICY PERSPECTIVES present the assessments of CSS experts and internation-
ally-renowned guest authors on current security issues.
Issue No. 13: Searching for an Energy Union
As part of the CSS’ vision of contributing to a more peaceful and secure world, the CSS’ think tank activities aim to improve the quality of Swiss and international security policy and peace promotion activities by providing policy advice based on academic research.
|25 November 2015 CSS Evening Talk: Islamistischer Terrorismus und Sicherheitspolitik in Europa, ETH Zürich. > more|
|27 October 2015 Release of the 2015 issue of the CSS annual yearbook „Bulletin zur schweizerischen Sicherheitspolitik“ (in German), with chapters on Switzerland and NATO, Switzerland’s strategic partnership with Turkey, and the rise of private military companies in Switzerland. It also includes an interview with Markus Seiler, director of the Swiss Intelligence Services. > more|
|20 October 2015 CSS Evening Talk: Conflicts and Security in the Maghreb and North Africa, ETH Zurich. > more|
Swiss and Euro-Atlantic Security
Swiss Security and Defense Policy
Swiss Foreign Policy
Security in Europe’s Neighborhood
Important State Actors in Security Policy
Non-State Violence and Terrorism; Energy Issues
Security in the Asia-Pacific Region
Disarmament, Arms Control, and Non-Proliferation
Risk and Resilience
Crisis and Risk Management
Critical Infrastructure Protection and Cybersecurity
Mediation in Peace Processes
Religion and Mediation
Environment, Development, and Human Security
The CSS think tank products include publications, conferences/workshops, media contributions, consultations, commission work, and presentations.
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