Policy Papers

Policy Papers

Please find below a listing with synopses of the Partnership for Peace Consortium's various policy recommendation papers, which were produced through the activities of our various Working and Study Groups. The policy recommendation papers cover topics of interest in international security.

What Kind of Sovereignty? Examining Alternative Governance Methods in the South Caucasus

This paper examines the nature of sovereignty in the South Caucasus and offers alternative interpretations of sovereignty which may prove useful in conflict mitigation.

Building Confidence in the South Caucasus: Strengthening the EU’s and NATO’s Soft Security Initiatives

This policy paper examines the positive attributes of NATO and EU soft security initiatives and offers recommendations on how the continuation and expansion of such initiatives can foster regional stability.

Convergence of Crime, Terror, and Corruption: Policy Recommendations

This brief presents five policy recommendations for countering convergence of crime, terror, and corruption, as they were discussed during the Combating Terrorism Workshop held at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Sep. 23-24, 2013. (Content is prepared by and based on a presentation to the group by Dr. Elena Kovalova, Professor of National Security Studies, National Defense University, Washington D.C., USA, and a member of the PfPC Combating Terrorism Working Group).

Crisis in Syria: Background and Six Recommendations for Decision Makers

This brief presents six policy recommendations for containing and countering growing terrorism-related threats and radicalization generated by the protracted conflict in Syria, as they were elaborated during the PfPC Combating Terrorism Workshop held at the Marshall Center in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Sept. 23-24, 2013.
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