Monthly Archives: October 2010

Germany Elected to UN Security Council

The German campaign for a seat among the non-permanent members of the UN Security Council succeeded on 12 October 2010. 128 of the 192 UN member states voted for Germany to take a seat in the Security Council for two … Continue reading

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Germany and Counterinsurgency

The berlinbrief is drawing your attention to a recent paper by Benjamin Schreer, deputy director of the Aspen Institute in Berlin, on Germany and Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan. The piece has been published in the Australian journal “Security Challenges”. Here is … Continue reading

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German Islamists Attacked in Pakistan

Spiegel Online International reported on 11 October that the victims of a U.S. drone attack in Pakistan earlier this month have been identified. The group of men targeted by U.S. forces included German citizens that were believed to have ties … Continue reading

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Heard about Resolution 1325?

It has been ten years this month that the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1325 in which it calls for an increase in the participation of women at decision-making levels in conflict resolution and peace processes. Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung, the foundation … Continue reading

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