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Europe In A ‘Nato Light’ World - Building Affordable And Credible Defense For The Eu, Jan Kallberg, Adam Lowther Jan 2013

Europe In A ‘Nato Light’ World - Building Affordable And Credible Defense For The Eu, Jan Kallberg, Adam Lowther

Jan Kallberg

From an outsider’s perspective, the Common Security and Defense Policy and the efforts of the European Defense Agency are insufficient to provide Europe with the defense it will require in coming decades. While the European Union—particularly the members of the European Monetary Union—struggle to solve prolonged fiscal challenges, viable European security alternatives to an American-dominated security architecture are conspicuously absent from the documents and discussions that are coming from the European Council and at a time when the United States is engaged in an Asia-Pacific pivot. This is not to say that no thought has been given ...


Analysis - Toward A New American Military., Adam Lowther, Jan Kallberg Oct 2012

Analysis - Toward A New American Military., Adam Lowther, Jan Kallberg

Jan Kallberg

In releasing the United States Department of Defense’s (DoD) Sustaining U.S. Global Leadership: Priorities for 21st Century Defense and Defense Budget Priorities and Choices in January 2012, President Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta offered a rationale for the administration’s reductions in defense spending. By stating that the shift in strategic direction is an effort to “put our fiscal house in order” and a response to the 2011 Budget Control Act, which requires DoD to reduce spending by $487 billion between fiscal years 2012 and 2021, the United States’ NATO partners in Europe were given ...


Common Criteria Meets Realpolitik Trust, Alliances, And Potential Betrayal, Jan Kallberg Jul 2012

Common Criteria Meets Realpolitik Trust, Alliances, And Potential Betrayal, Jan Kallberg

Jan Kallberg

Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation has the ambition to be a global standard for IT-security certification. The issued certifications are mutually recognized between the signatories of the Common Criteria Recognition Arrangement. The key element in any form of mutual relationships is trust. A question raised in this paper is how far trust can be maintained in Common Criteria when additional signatories enter with conflicting geopolitical interests to earlier signatories. Other issues raised are control over production, the lack of permanent organization in the Common Criteria, which leads to concerns of being able to oversee the actual compliance. As ...


Ibpp Research Associates: Macedonia, Anonymous, Editor Mar 2001

Ibpp Research Associates: Macedonia, Anonymous, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses what the anonymous author considers militant Albanian extremism.


United States Military Forces In The Balkans: Ending The Deployment, Editor Oct 2000

United States Military Forces In The Balkans: Ending The Deployment, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores the political psychological implications of ending the deployment of United States (US) military forces in the Balkans.


Trends. The Naked And The Dead: Kosovar Statistics, Editor Mar 2000

Trends. The Naked And The Dead: Kosovar Statistics, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses Norman Mailer's commentary on an assertion by United States Senator Robert C. Byrd - that a 78-day air assault by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization halted Serbian attacks on Kosovar Albanians.


Trends. Nato And Yugoslavia: Data On Data, On Knowing What To Know, Editor May 1999

Trends. Nato And Yugoslavia: Data On Data, On Knowing What To Know, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the recent North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) bombing of the People's Republic of China's embassy in Belgrade.


Ibpp Research Associates. Serbia, Aleksandar Radulovic, Nikola Radulovic, Ibpp Editorial Board Apr 1999

Ibpp Research Associates. Serbia, Aleksandar Radulovic, Nikola Radulovic, Ibpp Editorial Board

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article is a perspective that was contributed on April 25, 1999 by Aleksandar & Nikola Radulovic of Belgrade, Serbia through Global Network Initiative staffer Gil Grein.


Ibpp Research Associates. Banja Luka, Srpska, Zeljka Kasagic, Ibpp Editorial Board Apr 1999

Ibpp Research Associates. Banja Luka, Srpska, Zeljka Kasagic, Ibpp Editorial Board

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article is a letter from a 26 year-old Serbian female, Ms. Zeljka Kasagic, of Banja Luka, Srpska. The letter was written in a response to inquiries by Global Network Initiative staffer Gil Grein concerning the current crisis between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Yugoslavia.


Why Behavior Can't Be The Sole Arbiter Of Foreign Policy Goodness: The Ghosts In And Out Of The Machine And Yugoslavia, Editor Apr 1999

Why Behavior Can't Be The Sole Arbiter Of Foreign Policy Goodness: The Ghosts In And Out Of The Machine And Yugoslavia, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article highlights a common fallacy in the critique of foreign policy initiatives.


Captive Psychologies: From The Experience Of The Speaker Of The Cypriot Parliament, Editor Apr 1999

Captive Psychologies: From The Experience Of The Speaker Of The Cypriot Parliament, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes inferred psychological attributions related to the recent attempt by the Speaker of the Cypriot Parliament to free three United States soldiers captured by supporters of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic.


Credibility On Credibility: A Reason To Fight A War? Apr 1999

Credibility On Credibility: A Reason To Fight A War?

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some problems in fighting a war for the purpose of defending a political entity's credibility.


Trends. Perspectives On Provocations: A Serbian Perspective, Editor Apr 1999

Trends. Perspectives On Provocations: A Serbian Perspective, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses current affairs/activities in Yugoslavia, Serbia and Albania.


From The Ibpp Research Associates. (1) Global Perspectives. (2) Slovenia., World Health Organization, Gil Grein - Ibpp Research Associate Apr 1999

From The Ibpp Research Associates. (1) Global Perspectives. (2) Slovenia., World Health Organization, Gil Grein - Ibpp Research Associate

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The IBPP Research Associates column has two parts. The first forwards text from a World Health Organization document, taken from the United Nations Wire for April 8, 1999. It has been posted here as a contrast to the first Trend entry in this IBPP Issue. Two main issues - (1) Possible orthogonality of psychological from legal and moral standards and (2) the reliability and validity of different approaches within the clinical sciences to delineating psychopathology - are considered.

The second part of this reports is an April 6th (1999) email interview between Global Network Initiative Staffer Gilbert Grein and Mr. Janez Kranjski ...


Trends. War And Goal-Directed Behavior: How Milosevic Is Winning, Editor Apr 1999

Trends. War And Goal-Directed Behavior: How Milosevic Is Winning, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the NATO bombings of Yugoslavia.


From The Ibpp Research Associates. Yugoslavia., Slobodan Milosevic Mar 1999

From The Ibpp Research Associates. Yugoslavia., Slobodan Milosevic

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The article is an an English translation of a statement by the President of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Mr. Slobodan Milosevic, to Yugoslav citizens. The statement was originally posted online at http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/yuembassy/ by the Yugoslav Embassy in Washington, DC, but is no longer available there. It was sent to IBPP by a reader.

IBPP suggests that readers analyze this statement in the context of the objectives publicly ventured by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization as rationale for its ongoing attacks on Yugoslav military assets that began on March 24, 1999.


Trends. Nato Attacks: A Can Do Attitude In A Can't Do World, Editor Mar 1999

Trends. Nato Attacks: A Can Do Attitude In A Can't Do World, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The article discusses the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) attacks on Yugoslavian military assets.


Trends. Nato, Numbers, And Numerology, Editor Mar 1999

Trends. Nato, Numbers, And Numerology, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The article discusses 3 new members in NATO.


Trends. Nato Expansion And Rabelais: Approaching The United States Senate Vote, Editor May 1998

Trends. Nato Expansion And Rabelais: Approaching The United States Senate Vote, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the US Senate vote, that will soon be happening, on whether to expand NATO by adding the countries of Poland, the Czech Republic, and Hungary.


Trends. Against A Moratorium On Further Nato Expansion: The Us Secretary Of State's Shaky, Editor Feb 1998

Trends. Against A Moratorium On Further Nato Expansion: The Us Secretary Of State's Shaky, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This analysis discusses a temporary moratorium on North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) expansion beyond the addition of Poland, the Czech Republic, and Hungary.


Trends. Kosovo And Angola: The Enemy Of My Enemy As Friend Or Enemy?, Editor Jan 1998

Trends. Kosovo And Angola: The Enemy Of My Enemy As Friend Or Enemy?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The articles discusses the time-honored contribution of social psychology is that of balance theories as applied to interpersonal configurations.


Rumor Analysis: Nato, Radiation Weapons, And Gornja Omarska Sep 1997

Rumor Analysis: Nato, Radiation Weapons, And Gornja Omarska

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies factors contributing to the credibility of a rumor transmitted by and among some Bosnian Serbs that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) employed radiation weapons in it's 1995 bombing campaign leading up to the Dayton peace accords.


Trends. Nato Expansion: The Ins And The Outs Of It, Editor Jul 1997

Trends. Nato Expansion: The Ins And The Outs Of It, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

With NATO leaders in Madrid inviting Poland, the Czech Republic, and Hungary to join the alliance, there is still controversy. This controversy concerns not only which countries should be invited to join now and in the future, but also whether NATO should be expanded at all.