The Institute for Security and Development Policy regularly issues a variety of publications ranging from shorter Policy Briefs to more comprehensive studies in its Asia and Silk Road Papers series. Explore the different series below.
Russian Organized Crime and its Impact on Foreign Economies
Russian organized crime represents a new level of professional crime, reflected in its high level of criminal sophistication and the well-developed network of corruption links. Its activities and influence are […]
Whither the OSCE and the Euro-Atlantic & Eurasian Security Community?
The latest OSCE Ministerial Council in Dublin, on December 6–7, 2012, has shed light on the challenges and opportunities that the organization will continue to face, as well as on […]
Deciphering the Security Community Debate
Several attempts have been made in recent years to revive a process towards developing more trust and reconciliation in the Euro-Atlantic and Eurasian space. But much of this debate has […]
Reassessing the Risk Based Anti-Money Laundering Strategy
The adoption of the risk-based money laundering detection system across Europe has given increased investigative responsibility to banks. For countries where banks are often collaborators in the money laundering schemes, […]
What’s the Difference, if Any?
The 2012 presidential campaign has shown that there is not much daylight between President Obama and Governor Romney when it comes to foreign policy. The difference is more in tone […]
Approaching & Counteracting Contemporary Organized Crime
Transnational organized crime is one of the greatest global threats to the security and development of open and democratic societies. It is imperative for states to develop counterstrategies against it. Prof. […]
Russian Organized Crime in Sweden
Russian organized crime and Russian-speaking criminals have established themselves in Sweden. Authorities are well aware of their existence but not much is known about their extent or what can be […]
After the Death of Kim Jong Il: Everything and Nothing has Changed
The death of Kim Jong Il has sent shivers down the spine of many leaders in Asia and the world. In South Korea, the armed forces have been put on […]
Egypt, Israel and the West in the Wake of the Arab Spring
The Camp David Accords signed in 1979 by Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin are often cited as a watershed event in the modern history of […]
Europe and the U.S. – Different World Views?
Much newspaper copy, as well as serious analysis, has been spent on extolling the different approaches to foreign and security policy in the United States and in Europe. In this […]