German security policy


Bundeswehr/Jane Schmidt

Is conscription a guarantee of national defense? Some remarks on the justification for reactivating conscription

Pakistan Delegation: "Your Working Papers are most current"

On 2 May 2016, a delegation from Pakistan's National Defence University visited the Federal Academy for Security Policy to learn about German foreign and security policy and the Federal Academy's educational mission.


A German soldier is training Kurdish soldiers in the use of a German assault rifle in Northern Iraq.
Photo: Bundeswehr/Sebastian Wilke

Libya – the next military operation with German participation?

Could the Bundeswehr train Libyan security forces? Working Paper 3/2016 discusses the risks, obstacles, and prospects faced by an international commitment to the stabilization of Libya.


a German EUTM Mali soldier, supported by an interpreter, teaches a Malian soldier in explosive ordnance disposal
Photo: Bundeswehr/Falk Bärwald

Working Paper: Germany's Enable & Enhance Initiative

The Federal Government's “Enable & Enhance Initiative” is the subject of ongoing debates. But what is the German Enable & Enhance Initiative about? Read our new working paper.
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