- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
Military expenditure, civil war, economic growth, climate change
Nonproliferation; arms control; disarmament; defense industry; military technological cooperation; peaceful nuclear cooperation.
Arms flows to and arms procurement and military expenditure in the Middle East and North Africa; European and US military expenditure, arms industry and arms exports; the global arms trade; proliferation of missiles and other long range strike systems; arms embargoes; small arms and light weapons; government and multilateral transparency in armament issues; methodology of measuring armament developments.
Middle East, Northern Europe, North America
Arms transfers; transparency in arms transfers; military technology; use of arms in conflicts; defence policies; methodology
Arms control, disarmament, export control, nuclear security, non-proliferation and threat reduction
Europe, Russia, China
Peacebuilding and peace consolidation, democratic transitions, state reform and decentralization, political parties, elections and citizenship building, UN peacekeeping operations and UN transitions
Peacebuilding, democratic transitions, military coups, international military operations and civilian missions, counterterrorism, economic development.
West Africa/Sahel, Maghreb
Nuclear technology; strategic forces technology; nuclear energy, nuclear reactors, nuclear fuel cycle, nuclear materials and fuel, uranium and plutonium; nuclear warheads, nuclear forensics and verification
International and regional security; regional security organizations (especially in the post-Soviet space)
Russia, Russian policy in the Arctic, the Arctic region
Conflict, peacebuilding, power sharing, nationalism, marginalisation, inclusion
Middle East, Northern Ireland, South Africa