Commander Wolf Kinzel, Dipl.-Kfm.

Commander Wolf Kinzel, Dipl.-Kfm.

Research Division: Middle East and Africa


phone:+49 30 88007-282

Representative of the German Navy

2013-2016 Deputy Defence Attaché Nigeria with area of responsibility West Africa

2008-2012 Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE), Mons

2006-2008 SWP Berlin, Research Division International Security

2003-2006 Bundeswehr Center for Transformation, Security Policy / Military Strategy, Focus on Africa

Areas of Expertise:

Nigeria, West Africa, Maritime security, Piracy, African Union (AU)

Maritime Security in the Gulf of Guinea, Ebola, Boko Haram, Niger Delta

SWP Publications (selection):

Wolf Kinzel

The African Standby Force of the African Union

Ambitious Plans, Wide Regional Disparities: An Intermediate Appraisal

SWP Research Paper 2008/RP 08, November 2008, 30 Pages

SWP Comments

Denis M. Tull
German and International Crisis Management in the Sahel

Why Discussions about Sahel Policy Are Going around in Circles

Wolfram Lacher
The Great Carve-Up

Libya’s Internationalised Conflicts after Tripoli

SWP Research Papers

Muriel Asseburg
Reconstruction in Syria

Challenges and Policy Options for the EU and its Member States

Guido Steinberg
Regional Power United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi Is No Longer Saudi Arabia’s Junior Partner