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Missiroli, Antonio 1955-

Works: 160 works in 309 publications in 4 languages and 966 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, wpr, Creator, Compiler, Author of introduction
Classifications: DD257, 943.087
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Most widely held works by Antonio Missiroli
Les Deux allemagnes, 1945-1990 by Fabio Bertini( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disasters, diseases, disruptions : a new d-drive for the EU by Stefan Elbe( )

13 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The European Security Strategy (ESS) issued by the EU in December 2003 devoted its first chapter to what it called 'global challenges'. Most of those challenges -poverty, infectious disease, drought and famine, violent conflict - affect the Europe of today only indirectly and/or moderately, although they certainly had a much more direct impact in previous centuries (including the last one). By contrast, some of them - global warming, infrastructural disruptions, migration flows - may affect European societies in a much more dramatic fashion in the future. The main goal of this Paper is to try and explore the various issues involved and their (actual and potential) correlations. It dwells upon their root causes and the EU policy record so far, and puts forward a few tentative recommendations on how to move ahead. It does so by resorting to a series of key 'D words' that may help situate and conceptualise the different challenges. Its focus, however, is not primarily on Defence, although the military dimension can indeed be part of the picture. Rather, a possible new (or additional) D-Drive for EU security policy should encompass what we generally call Disasters. The contributors have broken them down more specifically as environmental Degradation (Urs Luterbacher), resource Deprivation (Marco Zupi), infectious Disease (Stefan Elbe), and functional Disruption (Bengt Sundelius). This Paper aims to provide some rudimentary software to start (up) with. It is also a response to the call for mutual solidarity against 'natural and man-made disasters' that was enshrined not only in art. I-43 of the EU Constitutional Treaty, but also in the European Council Declaration released after the terrorist attack of 11 March 2004 in Madrid, both of which commit the member states to engage to that end all the instruments at their disposal, including military resources
Die Deutsche Hochschule für Politik by Antonio Missiroli( Book )

7 editions published in 1988 in German and English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enlargement and European defence after 11 September by Jiri Sedivy( )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All three Central European candidates for EU membership have gone through an evolutionary (and learning) process as regards the development of ESDP: from scepticism and worry - that it could undermine NATO - to qualified acceptance and more direct involvement. This evolution can be explained through two parallel processes that the contributors spell out very clearly. On the one hand, the path leading to full NATO membership - along which the three candidates increased their interoperability and actual engagement in multilateral peacekeeping - has broadened their foreign policy perspectives, while the war in Kosovo further convinced them of the centrality of the United States as a military actor and coalition leader. On the other hand, the path leading to EU accession has made them realise that the Fifteen might engage ever more directly in European security, while an American presence could not necessarily be taken for granted any longer. Since early entry to the Union has been and still is a key foreign and domestic policy priority for all three, they have basically decided to tone down their 'Atlanticist' reservations in order not to endanger their negotiating position. However, they have remained ambivalent over the possible implications and the finalité politique of ESDP. The only aspect that the three Central European applicants have criticised throughout has been their initial inclusion in the generic category of 'third' countries, along with other non-Allied candidates and even such non-candidates as Ukraine or Russia. The quest for formal recognition as European allies has been constantly reiterated, and has eventually been partially acknowledged by the Fifteen, although some dissatisfaction with such enhanced 'third-ness' has remained. 11 September has also increased their awareness of the need for a more comprehensive approach to security, encompassing justice and home affairs and policy towards the new neighbours to the East: all three countries would prefer to adopt a flexible approach combining more 'user-friendly' borders with tighter police controls. Finally, the internal EU debate over the future of Europe initially raised keen interest among the élites of Central Europe, and the European Convention has made a special effort to involve the governments and parliaments of all candidates. The early stages of the discussion have so far revealed a certain tension within their delegations between a more communautaire approach that emphasises the common European 'identity' and common interests, and a more intergovernmental reflex that aims at exerting maximum influence over policy and institutions. Such tension is also palpable between and within the contributions to this paper
CFSP, defence and flexibility by Antonio Missiroli( )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Copenhagen to Brussels : European defence : core documents( Book )

11 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With this paper, the 'European defence core documents' collection reaches its fourth volume - stretching from Copenhagen, where the last European Council of 2002 was held, to Brussels, where the last one of 2003 took place. Yet the title 'From Copenhagen to Brussels' tells more than a purely bureaucratic story. If 'Copenhagen' can be used as a metaphor for enlargement, 'Brussels' can similarly be taken as a metaphor for concentration of resources and (hopefully) political will. Not that the latter was immediately apparent in 2003. On the contrary: the enlarging Union looked vertically split on how to deal with 'regime change' in Iraq; old and new cleavages - between current and acceding members, big and small ones, and also within each camp - came to the fore on both foreign policy and institutional reform; and even the Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) seemed to grind to a frustrating halt. Below and beyond such appearances, however, 'European defence' was moving forward at a surprising pace. This was true of the operational dimension, from EUPM to <i>Concordia</i>, from <i>Artemis</i> to <i>Proxima</i>. It was also true of the strategic dimension, from the paper on WMD proliferation to the Security Strategy proper. And, against all appearances, it was true even of the institutional dimension proper - from the deal on military headquarters, to the decision to set up an armaments a gency, and up to the latest version of the ESDP-relevant articles of the draft constitutional treaty. The present collection is not aimed at offering explanations for such an apparent paradox. Yet it can help track down its origins and provisional outcomes. Special attention has been devoted to highlighting the sequence of documents and decisions on specific policy issues, by giving cross-references and basic information on relevant external events. This applies to all three sub-chapters: the one on ESDP proper, the one devoted to the Iraq crisis, and the section on the European Convention and the IGC
La questione tedesca : le due Germanie dalla divisione all'unità, (1945/1990) by Antonio Missiroli( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in Italian and French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Germania divisa : (1945-1990) by Fabio Bertini( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enabling the future : European military capabilities 2013-2025 : challenges and avenues by James Diego Rogers( )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In recent decades, a remarkable degree of strategic mobility and military reach, significant social and human capital, and an advanced industrial and scientific base have endowed the European Union with capable and effective armed forces. However, as centuries of European (or Western) dominance are currently giving way to a more multipolar and less governable world system, protecting common "strategic interests" without adequate military capabilities may become ever more difficult. Although Europeans remain relatively well-equipped to mobilise the tools needed to tackle potential threats, within the EU there is limited awareness or recognition of the emerging challenges, a basic disinterest in strategic matters, and relatively few voices calling for effective and sustainable armed forces. In addition, the European political and institutional landscape regarding defence and military matters is extremely segmented. It is in this context that this report seeks to place European military capabilities in a broader perspective and highlight potential avenues for exploration and development over the next decade
European defence: core documents( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opposizione, governo ombra, alternativa by Oreste Massari( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strategic communications East and South by Antonio Missiroli( )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just like the term 'hybrid' (often associated with warfare, tactics or threats), 'strategic communication(s)' has recently become rather fashionable. Moreover, not unlike 'hybrid', it often lacks a clear definition. This has advantages, of course, as the term can be used to cover a wide range of disparate issues and activities. Broadly speaking, strategic communications infuses 'communications' activities with an agenda or a plan. The field of 'communications' is broad, encompassing individuals and organisations who create news or push information (public relations firms, broadcasters), who deliver news and media (journalists), and who study the interplay between media and society (researchers). As an umbrella term, 'strategic communications' combines them all
Dove nascono le élites by Antonio Missiroli( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in Italian and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the different methods used by Germany, France, Great Britain and Italy to educate, select and reproduce their top public figures: in politics, administration, economics and culture
Euros for ESDP : financing EU operations by Antonio Missiroli( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A changing global environment by Antonio Missiroli( )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The last 20 years have brought huge reductions in global poverty, opening economic, political and personal opportunities for hundreds of millions of people and the countries where they live and work. This is changing old power balances, altering how humanity uses the earth's scarce resources, and democratising -- for good and for ill -- access to many advanced technologies. Governance institutions are struggling to react to all these changes. And while economic, demographic and technological trends will greatly influence the changing international balance of power, concerns of security and geopolitics will likely retain their own unique rationale. The first section of this Chaillot Paper explores these issues through thematic, and the second through geographic, lenses"--Publisher's web site
La difesa europea by Antonio Missiroli( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strategic foresight - and the EU by France) Institute for Security Studies (Paris( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With various political and institutional initiatives across the Union indicating a growing interest in the analysis of trends and factors that may affect Europe's position in the years and decades to come, the EUISS Director digs deeper into the nature, practice and record of strategic foresight. -- EU Bookshop
Le mani sulla storia : Germania : riscrivere il passato? by Hans Ulrich Wehler( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The EU and the world : players and policies post-Lisbon : a handbook( )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The institutional context in which the European Union conducts its external action - starting with the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) and the Common Security and Defence Policy (CDSP) - is complex, sometimes unclear, and highly fragmented. Moreover, the large number of players and formats for shaping, making and implementing decisions hardly facilitates a through understanding of the 'modus operandi' of the Union in this domain. This volume is intended to offer interested readers a portrait of how the European Union conducts diplomacy - as well as defence, development and other related policies. It offers an overview of how the EU has evolved as a foreign policy actor especially since the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty, and includes analyses of the main players in the EU system and their interplay, conveying both past dynamics and present trends"
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Alternative Names
Antonio Missiroli Italiaans journalist (1955-)

Antonio Missiroli Political researcher

Misiroli, Antonio

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