• Europe Can Do Better – But It Must Also Want To Do Better

    Europe Can Do Better – But It Must Also Want To Do Better

    The Peace Report 2021 has been published. At its core is the call for the EU’s “strategic autonomy” to be specifically geared to peace policy.

  • Withdrawal of NATO Troops From Afghanistan

    Withdrawal of NATO Troops From Afghanistan

    How can the twenty-year NATO mission in Afghanistan be evaluated? To what extent were the goals of the mission achieved? What does Afghanistan teach us for future interventions? These and other questions are addressed in the new series on Afghanistan on the PRIF Blog.

  • “Protesters”, “Terrorists” or “Patriots”?

    “Protesters”, “Terrorists” or “Patriots”?

    Who stormed the Capitol on January 6? PRIF Blog by Hanna Pfeifer and Eldad Ben Aharon on the terminology of the attacks and its significance for US society and politics.

  • The bitter reality of German arms exports

    The bitter reality of German arms exports

    New PRIF Report by Simone Wisotzki notes a considerable gap between claim and reality of German arms trade

  • New eLearning Units on Non-Proliferation and Disarmament

    New eLearning Units on Non-Proliferation and Disarmament

    PRIF has produced five more learning units as part of the EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Consortium's Europe-wide eLearning program. In the first unit of the extension, Mara Zarka (VCDNP) addresses “Gender and Disarmament”

  • The European Strategy is Not Sufficient

    The European Strategy is Not Sufficient

    In the Gulf of Aden, legal and illegal arms transfers foster violence and mistrust at the expense of war-torn populations. How can international actors curb these transfers? A PRIF Spotlight by Matthias Schwarz

  • The BRI and Conflict Dynamics

    The BRI and Conflict Dynamics

    PRIF Report by P. Abb, R. Swaine and I. Jones analyzes the impact of the Chinese "Belt and Road Initiative" on conflicts in Pakistan, Myanmar, Kyrgyzstan and Uganda

  • New Start or Renaissance?

    New Start or Renaissance?

    What does the extension of the New START Treaty between Russia and the USA mean for nuclear arms control? And what can and should be done beyond that? A PRIF Blog by Sascha Hach

  • TPNW: a historic event

    TPNW: a historic event

    On 22 January 2021, the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) enters into force. PRIF Blog by Jana Baldus on its genesis, its prospects and how it differs from existing treaties.