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since 2022Researcher at the Leibniz Association’s Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF / HSFK), Frankfurt
2021-2022

Postdoctoral Researcher at the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington D.C.

2021Program Officer for Security Policy at Haus Rissen. Institute for International Politics and Economics, Hamburg
2020DAAD/AICGS Research Fellow for Transatlantic Security Cooperation at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (Johns Hopkins University), Washington D.C.
2018-2019Alfa Fellow and Visiting Scholar at the International Laboratory on World Order Studies and the New Regionalism, Higher School of Economics in Moscow
2015-2020Ph.D., Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute (EUI), Florence

Expertise

Dr Jonas J. Driedger is working on the following issues:

  • Russian Foreign and Security Policy
  • Ukrainian Foreign and Security Policy
  • German Policy toward Eastern Europe
  • European and Transatlantic Security and Defense Policy
  • Causes of Interstate War and Peace
  • Interstate Security and Defense Cooperation
  • Deterrence in International Politics
  • Relations between Great Powers and Neighboring States

Publications

Selected publications

Did Germany Contribute to Deterrence Failure against Russia in Early 2022? | 2022

Driedger, Jonas J. (2022): Did Germany Contribute to Deterrence Failure against Russia in Early 2022?, in: Central European Journal of International and Security Studies, 16:3, 152-171, DOI: 10.51870/TLXC9266.

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Defence and Security Cooperation amidst Institutional Disintegration: Does Brexit Divide the United Kingdom and Germany on Russia? | 2021

Driedger, Jonas J. (2021): Defence and Security Cooperation amidst Institutional Disintegration: Does Brexit Divide the United Kingdom and Germany on Russia?, in: European Journal of International Security, 6:1, 86–108, www.cambridge.org/(...).

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Russian Active Measures in Ukraine (2004) and Estonia (2007) | 2021

Driedger, Jonas J. (2021): Russian Active Measures in Ukraine (2004) and Estonia (2007), in: Bertelsen, Olga/Umland, Andreas (eds), Russian Active Measures: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow.

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The Coming War over Ukraine? The Danger of Escalation is Real and Must be Treated as Such | 2018

Driedger, Jonas J. (2018): The Coming War over Ukraine? The Danger of Escalation is Real and Must be Treated as Such, The National Interest, 26.11.2018.

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Eskalation in der Ukraine: Sollte Deutschland Leopard 2-Panzer liefern? | 2022

Driedger, Jonas J. (2022): Eskalation in der Ukraine: Sollte Deutschland Leopard 2-Panzer liefern?, PRIF Blog, 23.9.2022.

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Russia Cuts Off Nord Stream 1: How Will This Affect Germany’s Foreign Policy? | 2022

Driedger, Jonas J. (2022): Russia Cuts Off Nord Stream 1: How Will This Affect Germany’s Foreign Policy?, PRIF Blog, 20.9.2022.

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Led From Behind | 2022

Driedger, Jonas J. (2022): Led From Behind. Understanding Germany’s Changing Russia Policy, AICGS. American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, 24.5.2022.

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The Russian Way of War is Changing | 2022

Driedger, Jonas J. (2022): The Russian Way of War is Changing, 19FortyFive, 7.3.2022.

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Angela Merkel’s Departure Unlikely to Change Germany’s Russia Policy | 2021

Driedger, Jonas J. (2021): Angela Merkel’s Departure Unlikely to Change Germany’s Russia Policy, The National Interest, 31.10.2021.

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The United Kingdom and Security Cooperation in Europe: The Brexit Factor and Relations with Russia | 2020

Driedger, Jonas J. (2020): The United Kingdom and Security Cooperation in Europe: The Brexit Factor and Relations with Russia. (Великобритания в системе безопасности Большой Европы: фактор брекзита и отношения с Россией), in: Europe Institute of the Russian National Academy of Sciences (Институт Европы РАН) (ed.), The Future of Greater Europe: Perspectives on Macro-Regional Development (Будущее Большой Европы: Перспективы развития макрорегиона), 272–293.

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Trump, Merkel, and Putin | 2020

Driedger, Jonas J. (2020): Trump, Merkel, and Putin. Lessons and Legacies for Transatlantic Cooperation toward Russia, AICGS. American Institute for Contemporary German Studies. Johns Hopkins University, 23.12.2020.

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Will Russia intervene in Belarus? | 2020

Driedger, Jonas J. (2020): Will Russia intervene in Belarus?, EUIDeas. Evidence-Driven Contributions on Social, Political, Legal, and Economic Issues, 31.8.2020.

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Alliance Persistence, Military Security and the 2016 Brexit Referendum: The Case of Estonia and the United Kingdom | 2019

Driedger, Jonas J. (2019): Alliance Persistence, Military Security and the 2016 Brexit Referendum: The Case of Estonia and the United Kingdom, in: Baciu, Cornelia-Adriana/Doyle, John (eds), Peace, Security and Defence Cooperation in Post-Brexit Europe, Cham: Springer, 97–116, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-12418-2_5.

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Review of Chris Miller, Putinomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia | 2019

Driedger, Jonas J. (2019): Review of Chris Miller, Putinomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia, Oxford University Changing Character of War Centre, 1.2.2019.

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How Much Leverage Does Russia Really Have over Germany? | 2018

Driedger, Jonas J. (2018): How Much Leverage Does Russia Really Have over Germany?, The National Interest, 25.7.2018.

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Conflict between Russia and its Neighbors since 1992: The Cases of Belarus and Ukraine | 2018

Driedger, Jonas J. (2018): Conflict between Russia and its Neighbors since 1992: The Cases of Belarus and Ukraine, in: Uptake Working Papers 10, under EU Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Grant No. 691818 “Building Research Excellence in Russian and East European Studies at the Universities of Tartu, Uppsala and Kent”.

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Trump and Putin will drive Europe apart | 2017

Driedger, Jonas J. (2017): Trump and Putin will drive Europe apart, in: Politico Europe, 3:7, 23.

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Trump will divide Europe | 2017

Driedger, Jonas J. (2017): Trump will divide Europe, EurActiv, 27.1.2017.

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EU realpolitik on Ukraine - too little, too late | 2016

Driedger, Jonas J. (2016): EU realpolitik on Ukraine - too little, too late, EU Observer, 5.4.2016.

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Die Schwarzmeerflotte | 2015

Driedger, Jonas J. (2015): Die Schwarzmeerflotte, Dekoder: Russland entschlüsseln, 1.1.2015.

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Geopolitics and Transnational Threats: Russia, Central Asia, the Caucasus and the Syrian Civil War | 2014

Driedger, Jonas J. (2014): Geopolitics and Transnational Threats: Russia, Central Asia, the Caucasus and the Syrian Civil War, in: per Concordiam. Journal of European Security and Defense Issues, 5:3, 30–35.

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Der aufmüpfige Vasall: Tschetschenien gefährdet die Stabilität im Süden der Russischen Föderation – und langfristig sogar die Moskauer Herrschaftselite | 2014

Böhlke, Ewald/Driedger, Jonas J. (2014): Der aufmüpfige Vasall: Tschetschenien gefährdet die Stabilität im Süden der Russischen Föderation – und langfristig sogar die Moskauer Herrschaftselite, in: Adlas. Magazin für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik, 8:1, 51–58.

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‘Wohin wir blicken, sehen wir Feinde’: Wie sich preußische Mennoniten von 1913 bis 1933 als Teil einer christlich-antibolschewistischen Volksgemeinschaft neu erfanden | 2014

Driedger, Jonas J. (2014): ‘Wohin wir blicken, sehen wir Feinde’: Wie sich preußische Mennoniten von 1913 bis 1933 als Teil einer christlich-antibolschewistischen Volksgemeinschaft neu erfanden, in: Mennonitische Geschichtsblätter 71, 71–102.

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Conflict Report Russia vs. Ukraine 2014 | 2014

Driedger, Jonas J. (2014): Conflict Report Russia vs. Ukraine 2014, in: Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research (ed.), Conflict Barometer 2014, Heidelberg: HIIK, 37–38.

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Geopolitics and Transnational Threats: Russia, Central Asia, the Caucasus and the Syrian Civil War | 2014

Driedger, Jonas J. (2014): Geopolitics and Transnational Threats: Russia, Central Asia, the Caucasus and the Syrian Civil War, in: per Concordiam. Journal of European Security and Defense Issues, 5:3, 30–35.

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Conflict Report Russia 2013 (government vs. opposition) | 2013

Driedger, Jonas J. (2013): Conflict Report Russia 2013 (government vs. opposition), in: Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research (ed.), Conflict Barometer 2013, Heidelberg: HIIK, 37.

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Conflict Report Belarus 2012 (government vs. opposition) | 2012

Driedger, Jonas J. (2012): Conflict Report Belarus 2012 (government vs. opposition), in: Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research (ed.), Conflict Barometer 2012, Heidelberg: HIIK, 19.

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