The Center for Security Studies (CSS)
at ETH Zurich is a Swiss academic center of competence that specializes in research, teaching, and information services in the fieldsof international relations and security policy. The CSS also acts as a consultant to vari-ous political bodies and the general public. The CSS is engaged in research projects with a number of Swiss and international partners. The Center’s research focus is onnew risks, European and transatlantic security, strategy and doctrine, state failure andstate building, and Swiss foreign and security policy. The CSS runs the InternationalRelations and Security Network (ISN), and in cooperation with partner institutes man-ages the Comprehensive Risk Analysis and Management Network (CRN), the ParallelHistory Project on Cooperative Security (PHP), the Swiss Foreign and Security Policy Network (SSN), and the Russian and Eurasian Security (RES) Network. The Centerfor Security Studies is a member of the Center for Comparative and InternationalStudies (CIS), which is a joint initiative between the ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich specializing in comparative politics and international relations.
Zürcher Beiträge zur Sicherheitspolitik.
This publication series comprises individualmonographs and edited volumes that cover international security policy, and Swissforeign and security policy. The publications are based on a broad understanding of security that encompasses military, political, economic, social, and ecological dimen-sions. They are published in German, English, or French. Electronic full-text versionsof the publications are available at www.css.ethz.ch.