Security & Defence Past Events

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Dr Andrew Silke, Professor of Terrorism, Risk and Resilience at Cranfield Forensic Institute, United Kingdom. Serge Stroobants, Director of Operations for Europe and the MENA Region at the Institute for Economics and Peace, Belgium
IIEA12th December 20182min

Serge Stroobants presented the Institute for Economics and Peace Global Terrorism Index 2018. Professor Andrew Silke, Chair in Terrorism, Risk and Resilience at the Cranfield Forensic Institute delivered the keynote address.

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Judy Dempsey, Senior Fellow at Carnegie Europe and Editor in Chief of Strategic Europe
IIEA30th October 20181min

The election of President Trump has cast considerable doubt on the traditional dynamics of transatlantic relations, in particular on US NATO membership. Ms Dempsey discussed the implications for European security.

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Ivo H. Daalder, President of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, former US Ambassador to NATO
IIEA15th October 20181min

Ambassador Daalder argued that the United States' post-war commitment to global engagement was essential to bringing decades of peace. He analysed recent shifts in US foreign policy, and its implications for global alliances.

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Brian Hayes MEP (Fine Gael); Dr Barbara Kunz, Research Fellow at the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI)
IIEA25th June 20182min

Following the publication of the paper “Ireland and the EU: Defending Our Common European Home”, Brian Hayes MEP presented the view of Fine Gael MEPs on Irish defence policy. Dr Barbara Kunz presented the European context.