Wolfgang Mühlberger

Senior Research Fellow – The European Union Research Programme

wolfgang.muehlbergerfiia.fi
Telephone +358 9432 7732
Mobile +358 50 574 1235

Academic degrees

M.A. Arabic and Islamic Studies, Vienna University, 2007
M.Sc. Economics and Business Administration, Vienna Business University, 2001

Fellowships

NATO Defense College, Rome: Research Fellow (April-July 2012)
INSS (Institute for National Security Studies), Tel Aviv: Visiting Researcher (Nov 2011)

Expertise

EU-MENA relations (MENA=Middle East and North Africa)
Levant: Israeli-Palestinian & Israeli-Arab conflicts, Lebanon
Arab transformation: transitions in Tunisia and Egypt, conflicts in Libya and Syria
Transnational and national Islamist Movements: Hamas, Hezbollah, Muslim Brotherhood
Conflict management, peace building, Security Sector Reform (SSR), scenarios

Recent publications

"Egypt's Botched Revolution”, FIIA Briefing Paper 179, August 2015.

‘Im Druckkochtopf. Szenario 2025: Wohin bewegt sich die Arabische Welt? ‘, in: Zenith – Zeitschrift für den Orient, Nr. 3/2015.

Persianlahti tarvitsee uuden turvallisuusmekanismin, in: UP – Ulkopolitiikka (The Finnish Journal of Foreign Affairs), No. 2/2015.

‘Assessing the Impact: North-African Militaries in the Arab Spring', in: Security and Peace, Volume 33 (1), 2015.

Der syrische Bürgerkrieg zwischen Friedensverhandlung und militärischer Lösung: eine szenariotechnische Betrachtung, Schriftenreihe der Landesverteidigungsakademie, 2/2015 (co-authored).

"Arab Futures: Three Scenarios for 2025”, Arab Foresight Group/EU ISS, ISSUE Report 22, February 2015 (co-authored).

Languages

 

German, French and English (working languages), Arabic (intermediate), Dutch (receptive skills)