Heinz Gärtner

Peer Board Member

Prof. Dr. Heinz Gärtner is director of the Institute International Politics in Vienna. Lecturer in the Department of Political Science at the University of Vienna, Danube University and at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. He was academic director of the Austrian Institute for International Affairs. Held the Austrian Chair at Stanford University. Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Fellow at the Johns Hopkins University in Washington DC. He chairs the Strategy and Security advisory board of the Austrian Armed Forces and the Advisory Board of the international Institute for Peace (IIP) in Vienna. Furthermore, he is Editor of the book series “Internationale Sicherheit” published by Peter Lang Verla

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The Defence Horizon Journal is a good idea. It will promote an open exchange of information on security policy. It will adhere to academic standards and contribute to ongoing discussions on the principles of International Politics. In the end, it does not have to but even might influence policy. 

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