Dr. Michael Paul

Dr. Michael Paul


Research Division: International Security
Senior Fellow

michael.paul(at)swp-berlin.org

Since 2007 Senior Fellow, SWP

Since 1996 Project Director, Armed Forces Dialogue

1995–2007 Head of Research Secretariat, SWP

1990–1994 Chief of Staff, Bavarian Parliament

1988 Adjunct Research Fellow, CSIA, Harvard University

1986–1990 Research Fellow, SWP Ebenhausen


SWP Publications (selection):

Michael Paul

A “Great Wall of Sand” in the South China Sea?

Political, Legal and Military Aspects of the Island Dispute

SWP Research Paper 2016/RP 08, July 2016, 25 Pages
Marcel Dickow, Katarzyna Kubiak, Oliver Meier, Michael Paul

Germany and NATO Missile Defence

Between Adaptation and Persistence

SWP Comments 2016/C 22, April 2016, 7 Pages
Michael Paul

The United States, China and the Freedom of the Seas

Washington’s FONOPs Conflict with Beijing

SWP Comments 2016/C 15, March 2016, 4 Pages
Michael Paul

NATO Goes East

NATO-Japan Cooperation and the “Pivot to Asia”

SWP Comments 2013/C 33, October 2013, 4 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Michael Paul

The Security Dimensions of the Greek Crisis

in : European Security and Defence, November 2015, pp. 17–19
Michael Paul

Closing Pandora´s Box: Germany, Nuclear Weapons, and Another New START

in: Robin Allers, Carlo Masala, Rolf Tamnes (eds.), Common or Divided Security? German and Norwegian Perspectives on Euro-Atlantic Security, Frankfurt/Main et al.: Peter Lang, 2014, pp. 71-84
Marcel Dickow, Oliver Meier, Max Mutschler, Michael Paul

The case for rethinking NATO missile defense plans

in: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 25.11.2013

In the Media/ »Point of View« (selection):

Michael Paul

The Ruling in the Case “Philippines v. China”: Ambivalent Consequences

in: Newsletter of the Japanese-German Center Berlin (Japanisch-Deutsches Zentrum Berlin), No. 116, September 2016