Security and defense policy of Germany and other major European countries
EU Common Security and Defense Policy
Christian Mölling is deputy director of DGAPs Research Institute. He also heads the Center for Security and Defense.
Before joining DGAP, Mölling held research and leadership positions with the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), the International Security Research Division at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), the Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich, and the Hamburg Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy.
He has been a visiting fellow at the European Union Institute for Security Studies in Paris, the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) in London, and the Paris-based Fondation pour la recherche stratégique.
Mölling studied politics, economics, and history at the universities of Duisburg and Warwick and holds a doctoral degree from Ludwig Maximilian Universität Munich.
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[Last updated: January 2023]
Dr. Christian Mölling
Deputy Director of the Research Institute; Head of the Center for Security and …
Germany has promised to fundamentally change its approach to defense and security. Yet, the policy so far lacks drive, focus, and strategy. Here are some proposals to turn the Zeitenwende into a success.
Deutschland steht vor fundamentalen Veränderungen, will es die Zeitenwende konsequent umsetzen und gestalten. Doch es mangelt an Tatkraft, Einsicht und Strategie. Einige Vorschläge für entschlossenes Handeln im Wandel.