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Heinemann-Grüder, A. (2020). Assessment of the HALO Trust marking and registration of small arms and light weapons project in Bosnia-Herzegovina 2017-2019. Bonn: BICC.

In the Western Balkans, the diversion of state­owned small arms and light weapons (SALW), and limited control over privately held SALW, are a main source of illicit arms trafficking. The HALO Trust has contributed to improving the control of SALW in Bosnia­Herzegovina (BiH) since 2017, when HALO... more

Heinemann-Grüder, A., & Wiggen, J. (2020). Subversion im Cyberraum: Sicherheit, Freiheit und Resilienz gegen Angriffe im Netz (ifa-Edition Kultur und Außenpolitik). Stuttgart: Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa).

The technical possibilities of the cyber world have opened up completely new potentials for influencing political preferences in other countries. The formation of opinion in open societies is increasingly influenced by subversive measures of authoritarian regimes on the Internet, which severely... more

Heinemann-Grüder, A. (2017). Die Resilienz des Putinismus. Zeitschrift für Politik, 64(2), 214-234.

In order to understand Russia's regime we should study the interaction of formal and informal, of charismatic and clientelistic politics, of security politics and loyalty, of insecurity and mobilization, the repertoire of feudal politics and the political economy of state monopolistic capitalism.... more

Meininghaus, E., & Heinemann-Grüder, A. (2017, February). Safe zones for Syria: Mitigating the humanitarian crisis (BICC Policy Brief series No. 1/2017). Bonn: BICC.

The upcoming Syria negotiations in Geneva on 20 February 2017 may prove fundamental in deciding on the future of the country. In their Policy Brief “Safe zones for Syria. Mitigating the Humanitarian Crisis”, BICC researchers Esther Meininghaus and Andreas Heinemann-Grüder discuss the question... more

Heinemann-Grüder, A. (2016). Entspannung, Eindämmung oder Regimewechsel?: Paradigmen der internationalen Beziehungen und Politikoptionen im "Ukrainekonflikt". Zeitschrift für Politik, 63(1), 45-64.

Russia’s foreign policy decision-making process is an enigma. Four explanations compete in order to understand Russia’s Ukraine policy: offensive interpretations, including imperial readings, defensive neorealism, a situational and a domestic politics interpretation. The article discusses the... more

Heinemann-Grüder, A. (2015). Putins Krieg im Osten. Beschwichtigen oder abschrecken?. Zeitschrift für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik, 8(4), 573-588.

What could be the lessons of the Ukraine conflict for German and European politics? On the backdrop of deep divisions in Germany and the EU over an appropriate Russia policy, the article discusses three options. A policy of appeasement and détente aims at a balance of power among the great powers... more

Heinemann-Grüder, A. (2013). Der ewige Friedensfreund oder „Warum sich den Kopf verrenken, wenn wir für den Frieden sind?". Zeitschrift für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik, 6(4), 543–561.

Peace activists, politicians, and the military ask for more capacities in civil conflict transformation. However, the contribution of NGOs depends on context. Civil conflict transformation necessitates a minimum of civilization, it does not solve issues of manifest violence. The nature of the... more

Heinemann-Grüder, A., Pietz, T., & Duffy, S. (2003, August). Turning soldiers into a work force: Demobilization and reintegration in post-Dayton Bosnia and Herzegovina (Brief series No. 27). Bonn: BICC.

BICC brief 27 summarizes the insights gained and lessons learned from the downsizing of the armed forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) in the wake of the Dayton Peace Accords (DPA) of December 1995.The three major reintegration projects covered by this report (two World Bank projects and one run... more

Heinemann-Grüder, A. (2002, September). Becoming an ex-military Man: Demobilization and reintegration of military professionals in Eastern Europe (Brief series No. 26). Bonn: BICC.

BICC brief 26 concerns Eastern Europe’s management of reintegration of military servicemen into civilian life. It looks particularly at the experiences gathered in Ukraine, Russia, Poland and Hungary after the demise of socialism. The prime goal is to generalize experiences, identify shortcomings... more

Dimitrov, D., Giermakowski, L., Heinemann-Grüder, A., Keson, T., Möller, F., Urbani, G., & Zalkalns, G. (2002, August). The military in transition. Restructuring and downsizing the armed rorces of Eastern Europe (Brief series No. 25). Bonn: BICC.

BICC brief 25 centers around reforms of the military forces in Eastern Europe following the demise of socialism. It particularly highlights experiences gained in their downsizing and restructuring. The authors identify challenges of and work out causes for national reform deadlocks, and draw... more

Heinemann-Grüder, A. (2002, January). Small states - Big worries. Choice and purpose in the security policies of the Baltic States (Brief series No. 21). Bonn: BICC.

BICC brief 21 “Small States—Big Worries. Choice and Purpose in the Security Policies of the Baltic States” looks into factors that have determined the Baltic security policy since independence in 1991.The development of security concepts and the buildup of armies in the Baltic can be divided into... more

Heinemann-Grüder, A., & Paes, W.-C. (2001, September). Wag the dog: The mobilization and demobilization of the Kosovo Liberation Army (Brief series No. 20). Bonn: BICC.

BICC brief 20 “Wag the Dog” is about the creation of the Albanian Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) in the 1990s as well as the dissolution of the guerilla force after the establishment of a protectorate under the aegis of the United Nations and NATO in Summer 1999.More than two years later, this is... more