"Security Threat Assessments"
23 Feb 2016
Afghanistan Partial Threat Assessment: The Taliban and ISIS
Author: Caitlin Forrest, Rob Denaburg, Harleen Gambhir
Institute for the Study of War (ISW)
This backgrounder 1) provides a detailed threat map that depicts Taliban and ISIS control/support zones across Afghanistan as of 23 February 2016; and 2) clarifies the status of districts that have been attacked by Taliban militants in 2015 and 2016.
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Danger on the High Seas: The East Asian Security Challenge
Author: Volker Stanzel
Institut für Strategie- Politik- Sicherheits- und Wirtschaftsberatung (ISPSW)
This paper argues that the maritime conflicts in East and Southeast Asia threaten 1) the regions' security structures, 2) Europe and its economies, and 3) the current international order.
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Prioritizing the Protection of Civilians (POC) in UN Peace Operations
Author: Aditi Gorur, Lisa Sharland
This report examines how UN organizations should prioritize the protection of civilians in their peace operations (POC), as described by the High-Level Independent Panel on UN Peace Operations (HIPPO).
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Paradoxes of Stabilisation: Bosnia and Herzegovina from the Perspective of Central Europe
Author: Rastislav Báchora, Tomáš Dopita, Mateusz Gniazdowski, Haris Mešinović, Simona Mészárosová, Péter Reményi, Hana Semanić, Wojciech Stanisławski, Tomáš Strážay, Marta Szpala, Jarosław Wiśniewski
Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW)
On 15 February 2016 Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) applied to join the EU.
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