Category: Articles
Hans Blix: Iran nuclear deal will make the world a safer place

Hans Blix on Iran nuclear deal (article published in the Guardian 27 November 2013):

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“Dr. Hans Blix: Analysis of the latest developments with regard to Iran and Syria”, 19 September 2013

1. How can the ’framework’ be implemented? ·        Before the ‘framework’ was reached there was a big risk that the US and perhaps a few other states, would act as self appointed policemen and – as in the case of Iraq in 2003 – ignore the Security Council and deal a military strike against the Assad government, claiming that they [...]

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“More national security work ahead” – Article by Johan Bergenas in Politico (August 2012)

To read the article – ‘More national security work ahead’

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“To Counter Nuclear Smuggling, Target All Smuggling” – Article By Brian Finlay, Johan Bergenas in World Politics Review (01 May 2012)

To read the article – ‘To Counter Nuclear Smuggling, Target All Smuggling’

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Beyond Boundaries in South Asia: Bridging the Security/Development Divide With International Security Assistance

Click on the following link for Beyond Boundaries in South Asia: Bridging the Security/Development Divide With International Security Assistance  by Brian Finlay, Johan Bergenas, and Esha Mufti

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‘The Road to Hell’ – article by Dr. Blix in The New Statesman (22 February 2012)

To read the article – ‘The Road to Hell’

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Bridging the Security/Development Divide: Engaging Public and Private Sector Stakeholders

Johan Bergenäs gave a presentation at Uppsala University on December 7, 2011. Link to pdf

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Hans Blix: Iraq 2003 – The memoirs of three war leaders

Hans Blix on the memoirs of three war leaders: Tony Blair, George W. Bush and John Howard.   Dr. Blix, who headed the UNMOVIC inspections in Iraq,  reviews the arguments put forward by these leaders during the lead-up to the Iraq invasion in 2003.  Click here to download the article.

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Brian Finlay and Johan Bergenas – Bridging the Divide: Security and Development Capacity‐Building in Southeast Asia

New article written by Brian Finlay and Johan Bergenas from the Stimson Center: http://www.stimson.org/images/uploads/research-pdfs/Bridging_the_Divide_-_Security_and_Development_Capacity-Building_in_Southeast_Asia.pdf

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Hans Blix: Fewer wars but everywhere and with new means and methods

There are now fewer wars between states. We must hope that this development that does not regrettably comprise Africa will lead governments to drastically reduce military expenditures which globally amount to more than 1.500 billion dollars annually.  At the same time we must protect ourselves against other and more diffuse threats than improbable wars between great powers, invading armies or [...]

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