Constance Pary Baban
Brandenburg Institute for Society and Security
Security Policy in Cyberspace: The Need for a Transatlantic Debate on the Protection of Data and Privacy
Introduction The recently revealed NSA (National Security Agency) surveillance program of the American government, “Prism,” and the criticism it raised not only in the U.S. but also in Germany once …
From Separating to Integrating Foreign and Domestic Security Policy in Germany – Toward a Cultural Turn in Security?
The use of military force in the Federal Republic of Germany has been restricted by the constitution since the nation’s founding. Based on the experience of the political abuse of …
The Idea of the European Union as an Area of Freedom, Security, and Justice: Exploring the Europeanization of Germany’s Domestic Security Policy
DAAD/AICGS Fellow Ms. Constance Baban explores the impact of the idea of the European Union as an area of freedom, security, and justice on Germany’s domestic security policy in the context of 9/11, and how the challenges of ‘Europeanization’ have been confronted within Germany’s security policy debate. Ms. Baban discusses actual changes in domestic security policy, but also focuses on the political and media discourse and how this has affected the outcome of several security policies since 9/11.