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Sommer

Sommer

Associate Researcher


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+49 (0)179 5097552

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jerry-sommer(at)t-online.de

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Expertise

Research Topics / Key Expertise


His expertise encompasses: nuclear armament and disarmament; US- military strategy and policy; ballistic missile defense; Iran’s and North Korean nuclear files; conventional armament and arms control in Europe; Greek armament and military strategy; Cyprus conflict.

Countries Of Expertise


  • United States of America,
  • Iran,
  • Korea, Republic of,
  • Greece,
  • Cyprus

Professional Career

State Board examination in History and Political Sciences (first exam for becoming a High School teacher)
After studying History, Political and Educational Sciences at the University of Hamburg, he worked as freelance journalist for a variety of German media (newspapers, radio, television) especially on European affairs and armament/ disarmament issues. He lived in London from 1987 to 1991 and in Brussels from 1999 to 2002. Today, he is based in Düsseldorf/Germany. Jerry Sommer began working for BICC in 2005 and has been BICC Associate Researcher since 2007.

Publications

Sommer, J.

Iran-Verhandlungen - und wie weiter?

(2012)

Open

Sommer, J.

Krieg gegen den Iran - Tickt die Uhr?

(2012)

Open

Sommer, J.

Half-truths, myths and lies

(2012)

Open

Sommer, J.

Atomkonflikt Iran: Diplomatische Lösung noch immer möglich?!

BICC , Bonn (2011)

Open

Grebe, J., & Sommer, J.

Hochgerüstet in der Pleite. Die Tageszeitung, 8 Ocober 2010, 4.

(2010)

Open

Grebe, J., & Sommer, J.

Greece: High military expenditures despite the financial crisis

BICC , Bonn (2010)

Open

Blix, H., & Yazdi, E., & Walsh, J., & Kubbig, B., & Sommer, J.

New chances for a compromise in the nuclear dispute with Iran?

BICC , Bonn (2009)

Open

Sommer, J.

A way out of the impasse: Time for a new strategy on Iran’s nuclear program

BICC , Bonn (2007)

Open

von Boemcken, M., & Sommer, J.

Der Streit um das iranische Atomprogramm: Auf der Suche nach dem „kreativen Kompromiss“. Zum aktuellen Angebotspaket und den Erfolgsaussichten von Sanktionen

BICC , Bonn (2006)

Open

Sommer, J.

Security in Cyprus: Threat perceptions, possible compromises and the role of the EU

BICC , Bonn (2005)

Open