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Niklas Swanström on Gomorron Sverige on the Assasination of Kim Jong Nam
See ISDP Director Dr. Niklas Swanström comment on the assassination of Kim Jong-Un’s half-brother Kim Jong Nam on the Swedish morning show Gomorron Sverige. Watch the clip here (from 23.51).
Niklas Swanström holds Presentation at Stockholm University
NIklas Swanström will hold a presentation at Stockholm University on February 28th on the topic “Political security and global business development”.
Summary of the ISDP Forum “Transforming Deterrence – The Evolution of North Korea’s Nuclear Strategy”
On February 22, 2017, the Institute for Security and Development Policy hosted a forum with Dr. Ildo Hwang, Research Fellow with the Institute 21 for Peace Studies, and a visiting researcher at ISDP, for a presentation on the evolution of North Korea’s nuclear strategy. Dr. Hwang started his presentation by illustrating the main types of […]
Expert Interview – Sangsoo Lee on North Korea’s February 2017 Missile Test
North Korea confirmed on Monday that it had “successfully” launched an intermediate range ballistic missile. KCNA news claimed that DPRK’s leader Kim Jong-un supervised the test of the Pukguksong-2, a new type of strategic weapon capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. ISDP’s Senior Research Fellow, Sangsoo Lee, gives his take on the ballistic missile test […]
Summary of the ISDP Forum “Is Shinto Politics? The Influence of Shinto in Today’s Japan”
On February 8, 2017, the Institute for Security and Development Policy welcomed Ernils Larsson, Ph.D. candidate in the History of Religions at Uppsala University, for a presentation on the role of Shinto in Japanese politics. The event was moderated by Ambassador Lars Vargö, Distinguished Fellow at ISDP, who opened by introducing the Shinto religion as […]
The Central Asia-Caucasus Institute Moves to the American Foreign Policy Council
On January 24, 2017, The Chairman and Director of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute released the following announcement: In February, 2017, the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute will be moving its offices to the American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC) on Capitol Hill. Founded in 1982, AFPC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to bringing authoritative information to those […]
Lars Vargö Holds Presentation at the Swedish Parliament
On January 23, Dr. Lars Vargö, Distinguished Fellow at ISDP, holds a presentation to the Association of former staff of the Swedish Parliament. Dr. Vargö will give a presentation based on his latest book, Det Olyckliga Århundradet : När Öst och Väst Möttes, which tells the story of East Asian history from 1840–1940.
Ozan Serdaroglu Participates in Roundtable on Cyprus and Energy at European Parliament
On January 24, Dr. Ozan Serdaroglu, Associated Fellow at ISDP, will participate in a roundtable policy discussion on Cyprus and energy – sharing views and interests held at the European Parliament. The discussion will aim at giving an academic perspective on the significance of new energy discoveries for Cyprus, followed by a second panel with […]
Discussion with Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka
On January 18, 2017, the Institute for Security and Development Policy was pleased to welcome Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka, for an event on Sri Lanka’s reconciliation process after the war. The event was held in co-operation with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Stockholm. Mr. Samaraweera started his speech by mentioning […]
Niklas Swanström Participates in SIPRI Seminar on China and Russia’s Rapprochement
On January 17, Dr. Niklas Swanström, Director of ISDP, participates in a two-day seminar on Russia-China rapprochement and its impact on Asia and Europe, organized by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. During the workshop, Dr. Swanström will hold a presentation during the plenary session focused on Defining Russia and China’s rapprochement.