No. 50: The Swiss Security Policy Report
Key Points and Debates
Author(s): Andreas Wenger, Daniel Möckli
Editor(s): Daniel Möckli
Series: CSS Analysis in Security Policy
Publisher(s): Center for Security Studies, ETH Zurich
Publication Year: 2009
The decision of the Federal Council to elaborate a new strategic concept can help to overcome the domestic deadlock of Swiss security policy. In view of the growing complexity and dynamics of the global and regional environment, there are increasingly urgent matters to be debated concerning Switzerland's positioning in terms of foreign and security policy. Coherence between defense, domestic security, and foreign policy as well as participation in international security cooperation have gained importance.