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The HUMAN Face of Migration

Report author: Judith Sunderland, Human Rights Watch, June 2015 Reviewed by: Thomas Otto, former intern at the Marshall Center Since the numbers of immigrants and asylum seekers are now counted in the millions, the refugee…

Using Communities to Counter Terrorism

Book Editors: Rohan Gunaratna, Jolene Jerard and Salim Mohamed Nasir Imperial College Press, 2013 Reviewed by: Melanie Schweiger, Marshall Center Countering Extremism: Building Social Resilience through Community Engagement…

The EU’s Role in the World

Book Editors: Sven Bernhard Gareis, Gunther Hauser and Franz Kernic Barbara Budrich Publishers, January 2013 Reviewed by: Alessandro Scheffler Corvaja Good handbooks on the European Union’s foreign policy are hard to come by. Many…

Building a Global Energy Consensus

Book authors: Bruce Jones and David Steven, Brookings Institution Press, November 2014 Reviewed by: per Concordiam Staff In February 1945, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt met King Abdulaziz Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia aboard a U.S. warship…

The Role of Modern Militaries

Author: Dr. John L. Clarke, Ashgate Publishing, October 2014 Reviewer: Col. (Ret.) Heinz-Joachim Henseler The main roles and missions of military forces in today’s Western democracies are defined by politicians and include national…

Cyber Security in an International Context

There is a legend about former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s visit to a secret government laboratory to see the latest “super computer.” In those days, computers were large, and this particular computer filled a warehouse the size…