Since 06/2016 Head of Think Tank at the Center for Security Studies (CSS)

09/2001-05/2012 SWP, Senior Fellow International Security

2009 Marcel Cadieux Distinguished Writing Award der Zeitschrift International Journal (Toronto)

2009 Visiting Fellow, Center for Security Studies, ETH Zürich

1986-2001 Analysis Unit International Politics of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Bonn (1986-1999) and Berlin (1999-2001)

1991 Visiting Fellow, Queen’s University, Kingston/Ontario




SWP Publications (selection):

Oliver Thränert

NATO's Deterrence and Defense Posture Review

SWP Comment 2011/C 34, November 2011, 4 Pages
Oliver Thränert, Christian Wagner

Pakistan as a Nuclear Power

Nuclear Risks, Regional Conflicts and the Dominant Role of the Military

SWP Research Paper 2009/RP 08, June 2009, 30 Pages
Roland Hiemann, Oliver Thränert

A World without Nuclear Weapons?

The New Charms of an Old Vision

SWP Comment 2008/C 04, April 2008, 4 Pages
Oliver Thränert, Jonathan B. Tucker

Freeing the World of Chemical Weapons

The Chemical Weapons Convention at the Ten-Year Mark

SWP Research Paper 2007/RP 08, July 2007, 33 Pages
Sascha Lange, Oliver Thränert

Missile Defense in and for Europe?

SWP Comment 2007/C 08, April 2007, 4 Pages

Working Papers of the Research Division (selection):

Oliver Thränert

Proliferation and Non-State Actors

Presentation at the 7th International Security Forum Zurich, October 26-28, 2006

Working Paper FG 3, 2006/Nr. 06, November 2006, 4 Pages
Oliver Thränert

Ending Suspicious Nuclear Activities in Iran

Discussing the European Approach Presentation at Brandeis University, Boston, 18 November 2004

Working Paper FG 3, WP 2004/Nr.03, November 2004, 9 Pages

SWP Comments

Dominic Vogel
German Armed Forces Approaching Outer Space

The Air and Space Operations Centre As a Gateway to Multi-domain Operations

Sinem Adar, Nicola Bilotta, Aurélien Denizeau, Sinan Ekim, Dorothée Schmid, Günter Seufert, Ilke Toygür, Karol Wasilewski
Customs Union: Old Instrument, New Function in EU-Turkey Relations

SWP Research Papers