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    You can now register for the unrivalled global online discussion here. On Oct 14-16 join VIP Jammers Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Gen. Jean-Paul Paloméros, NATO Supreme Allied Commander Transformation and Hungarian Minister of Defence Csaba Hende and bring your ideas to the table! This is your chance to influence world leaders with your ideas, so register now!

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    Critical infrastructure protection

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    “Approaching cyber security from the idea of walls, moats and gates is no longer adequate,” said Michael Daniel, Special Assistant to US President Barack Obama at The Security & Defence Agenda.
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    Overhauling transatlantic

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    How should Europeans and Americans see engagement in Africa and the Middle East? What are the key outcomes to be hoped for from the NATO Summit?
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Critical infrastructure protection in the cyber-age

Cyber security is becoming increasingly complicated, as connected electronic devices become more pervasive in everyday objects, and malicious actors become more willing to be destructive.

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Guest Contribution
Clouds of trade war on Eastern European horizons: the need for new leadership

By Jean-Pierre Lehmann.
Today there is pandemonium in the Middle East, in Central, South and East Asia and in Eastern Europe. As nationalism and ethno-centrism flourish, geopolitics is back with a vengeance.  

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Jam with us on October 14- 16 in the Security Jam 2014

Ukraine's competing elections: sorting fact from fiction

Ukraine’s new President Petro Poroshenko has the enormous tasks of rebuilding a battered economy and constructing a civil society – all while juggling relations with a giant, unpredictable and often hostile neighbour.
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Europe's World

Europe's World, the only EU-wide policy journal with a readership of over 100,000, has a new website. Visit www.europesworld.org

Why we need to be patient with Russia
"Patience, patience" counselled one Cold War veteran George Kennan after the break-up of the USSR. Simon Serfaty takes a critical look at how the West should be handling Moscow in light of the Ukraine crisis.


Tracing the origins of the Ukraine crisis: Should the EU share the blame?
The EU didn't create the Ukraine crisis, but it must take responsibility for ending it. Alyona Getmanchuk traces the origins of Europe’s dangerous stand-off between East and West and warns that Brussels must unambiguously define its own goals and intentions


An Asian NATO would help defuse tensions
The lack of international security institutions in East Asia is contributing to growing tensions in the region, says South Korea’s former foreign minister Yoon Young-kwan.


SDA speakers

The Security & Defence Agenda regularly welcomes high level speakers from the international and national sphere of politics, the military, private sector, civil society, and academia to discuss the issues that shape global security and defence.

Postions held at the time of their participation.

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