Daniel Fiott

Dr Daniel Fiott

Visiting Professor

CV

Dr Daniel Fiott serves as a Visiting Professor at the Institute for European Studies, Free University of Brussels (IES). Daniel successfully defended his PhD on European defence-industrial cooperation at the IES in 2017, and he conducted research at the Institute from 2012-2016. Focusing on European defence policy and defence industrial issues, Daniel is also Security and Defence Editor at the EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) – the Institute is an official agency of the EU. He has held this position since late 2016. Since 2017, Daniel has also served as a Visiting Lecturer at the Brussels School of International Studies (BSIS), University of Kent. From 2014-2016 Daniel was a fellow of the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) following their decision to award Fiott with a scholarship for his doctoral research. Before this time Daniel held positions with think tanks and the private sector. Fiott is regularly invited to lecture at defence colleges and universities across Europe, and he is widely published in leading journals on European defence matters. Daniel was educated at the University of Cambridge and he holds a PhD from the Free University of Brussels.

Publications

Forthcoming

[Pre-order] Defence Industrial Cooperation in the European Union: The State, the Firm and Europe (Routledge, 2019).

Books

Yearbook of European Security 2018 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2018)

Yearbook of European Security 2017 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2017)

After the EU Global Strategy: Consulting the Experts – Security and Defence (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2016)

The Responsibility to Protect and the Third Pillar: Legitimacy and Operationalisation (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)

The Common Security and Defence Policy: National Perspectives (Ghent: Academia Press, 2015)

Yearbook of European Security 2014 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2014)

The State of Defence in Europe: State of Emergency? (Ghent: Academia Press, 2013)

Journal articles

America First, Third Offset Second?, The RUSI Journal, 163(4) (2018): 40-48.

The Multiannual Financial Framework and European Defence, Intereconomics: Review of European Economic Policy, 53(6) (2018): 311-315. 

Patriotism, Preferences and Serendipity: Understanding the Adoption of the Defence Transfers DirectiveJournal of Common Market Studies, 55(5) (2017): 1045-1061.

The EU, NATO and the European Defence Market: Do Institutional Responses to Defence Globalisation Matter?European Security, 26(3) (2017): 398-414.

The European Defence Market: Disruptive Innovation and Market DestabilizationThe Economics of Peace and Security Journal, 12(1) (2017): 28-35.

A Revolution Too Far? US Defence Innovation, Europe and NATO’s Military-Technological GapJournal of Strategic Studies, 10(3) (2017): 417-437.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Defence, Industry and StrategyThe International Spectator: Italian Journal of International Affairs, 51(4) (2016): 119-130.

Modernising NATO’s Defence Infrastructure with EU FundsSurvival: Global Politics and Strategy, 58(2) (2016): 77-94.

Europe and the Pentagon’s Third Offset StrategyThe RUSI Journal, 161(1) (2016): 22-27.

European Defence-Industrial Cooperation: From Keynes to Clausewitz?Global Affairs, 1(2) (2015): 159-167.

The European Commission and the European Defence Agency: A Case of Rivalry?Journal of Common Market Studies, 53(3) (2015): 542-557.

Reducing the Environmental Bootprint? Competition and Regulation in the Greening of the European Defence SectorOrganization & Environment, 27(3) (2014): 263-278.

Relations with the Rest of the World: From Chaos to Consolidation?Journal of Common Market Studies, 52(S1) (2014): 170-185.

Europe after the U.S. PivotOrbis: A Journal of World Affairs, 58(3) (2014): 413-428.

The ‘TTIP-ing Point’: How the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Could Impact European DefenceThe International Spectator: Italian Journal of International Affairs, 48(3) (2013): 15-26.

Realist Thought and Humanitarian InterventionThe International History Review, 35(4) (2013): 766-782.

Europe and the Rest of the WorldJournal of Common Market Studies, 51(S1) (2013): 168-182.

Improving CSDP Planning and Capability Development: Could there be a ‘Frontex Formula’?European Foreign Affairs Review, 18(1) (2013): 47-62.

How Europeanised has Maltese Foreign Policy Become?Mediterranean Quarterly, 21(3) (2010): 104-118.

Book chapters

Military CSDP Operations: Strategy, Financing, Effectiveness, in Blockmans, S. and Koutrakos, P. (eds.) Research Handbook on the EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2019): 111-131.

EU-NATO Cooperation: The Case of Defense R&D, in Karampekios, N., Oikonomou, I. and Carrayannis, E. (eds.) The Emergence of EU Defense Research Policy (Berlin: Springer International Publishing, 2018): 281-300.

Defence in Detail, in Bund, J., Fiott, D., Tardy, T. and Stanley-Lockman, Z. (eds.) Yearbook of European Security 2017 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2017): 87-126.

Defence Capabilities and Industry, in Missiroli, A. (ed.) The EU and the World: Players and Policies Post-Lisbon – A Handbook (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2017): 65-70.

Understanding EU “Foreign Policy”, in Missiroli, A. (ed.) The EU and the World: Players and Policies Post-Lisbon – A Handbook (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2017): 9-12.

Our Man in Brussels: The UK and the EEAS – Ambivalence and Influence, in Balfour, R., Carta, C. and Raik, K. (eds.) The European External Action Service and National Foreign Ministries: Convergence or Divergence? (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2015): 75-88.

The Use of Force and the Third Pillar, in Fiott, D. and Koops, J.A. (eds.) Responsibility to Protect and the Third Pillar: Legitimacy and Operationalization (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015): 130-145.

Introduction, in Fiott, D. and Koops, J.A. (eds.) Responsibility to Protect and the Third Pillar: Legitimacy and Operationalization (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015): 1-3.

Conclusion: wherefore art thou CSDP?, in Fiott, D. (ed.) The Common Security and Defence Policy: National Perspectives (Ghent: Academia Press, 2015): 121-124.

Being Small, Acting Tall? Malta and European Defence, in Fiott, D. (ed.) The Common Security and Defence Policy: National Perspectives (Ghent: Academia Press, 2015): 93-96.

The CSDP is Dead, Long Live the CSDP?, in Fiott, D. (ed.) The Common Security and Defence Policy: National Perspectives (Ghent: Academia Press, 2015): 11-13.

Defence R&D in Europe, in Fiott, D., de France, O. and Gaub, F. (eds.) Yearbook of European Security 2014 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2014): 113-118.

The European Union, in Zyberi, G. (ed.) An Institutional Approach to the Responsibility to Protect (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013): 199-219.

The European Defence Technological and Industrial Base: Five Suggestions, in Biscop, S. and Fiott, D. (eds.) The State of Defence in Europe: State of Emergency? (Ghent: Academia Press, 2014): 73-78.

Book reviews

‘1493’, by Charles C. Mann, Global Affairs, 2(1) (2016): 102-103.

‘In Defence of War’, by Nigel Biggar, Politics and Governance, 3(2) (2015): 51-53.

‘Malta in the European Union’, by Mark Harwood, Perspectives on European Politics and Society, 16(3) (2015): 457-458.

‘Debating European Security and Defence Policy: Understanding the Complexity’, by Maxime Larivé, The RUSI Journal, 160(2) (2015): 100-101.

‘The EU as a Global Security Actor: A Comprehensive Analysis Beyond CFSP and JHA’, by Christian Kaunert and Kamil Zwolski, Journal of Common Market Studies, 52(2) (2014): 437-438.

‘The European Mind: Narrative and Identity’, by Henry Frendo (ed.) vols I & II, Journal of European Studies, 41(1) (2011): 77-80.

Selected policy papers

European Defence Markets and Industries: New Initiatives, New Challenges, Nacao d defesa, 150 (Lisbon: Instituto da Defesa Nacional, 2018): 76-84.

A New Dynamic in EU-Japan Relations, in L. Simón and U. Speck (eds.) Natural Partners? Europe, Japan and Security in the Indo-Pacific (Madrid: Real Instituto Elcano, 2018): 41-44.

Artificial Intelligence: What Implications for EU Security and Defence, Policy Brief, 10 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2018).

European Armaments Standardisation (Brussels: DG EXPO European Parliament, 2018).

EU Defence Capability Development: Plans, Priorities, Projects, Policy Brief, 6 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2018).

La ‘Cybridisation’ de défense Européenne, Défense, 189 (Paris: Institut des hautes études de défense nationale, 2018): 68-60.

Towards Military Mobility?, Policy Brief, 31 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2017).

European Security and Defence: The Basics, Leaflet, (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2017).

Permanent Structured Cooperation: What’s in a Name?, Chaillot Paper, 142 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2017).

The Cybridisation of EU Defence, Policy Alert, 24 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2017).

Annex – ‘Blue Team’ Maps, in Gaub, F. (ed.) What if… Unpredictable in 2017, Unmanageable in 2020? (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2017): 58-64.

What if… Russia Intervenes Again in Ukraine?, in Gaub, F. (ed.) What if… Conceivable Crises: Unpredictable in 2017, Unmanageable in 2020? (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2017): 17-20.

Introduction – Our Approach, in Gaub, F. (ed.) What if… Conceivable Crises: Unpredictable in 2017, Unmanageable in 2020? (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2017): 5-12.

European Defence, 60 Years after the Treaty of Rome, Defence Matters, 13 (Brussels: European Defence Agency, 2017): 38-40.

Funding EU Defence Cooperation, Policy Alert, 11 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2017).

The CARD on the EU Defence Table, Policy Alert, 10 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2017).

Promoting European Defence Cooperation and the Promise of Financial Incentives, ARES Group Comment, 16 (Paris: Institut de relations internationales et stratégiques, 2017).

European Defence: The Year Ahead, Policy Brief, 1 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2017).

EU Defence Research in Development, Policy Alert, 43 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2017).

Making Europe and Europeans Safer, Policy Alert, 39 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2016).

A “Game Changer”? The EU’s Preparatory Action on Defence Research, ARES Group Comment, 1 (Paris: Institut de relations internationales et stratégiques, 2016).

After the EU Global Strategy: Connecting the Dots, Policy Alert, 33 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2016).

Trade Policy Support for Defence Capabilities, in Raube, K. et al. (eds.) Supporting European Security and Defence with Existing EU Measures and Procedures (Brussels: DG EXPO European Parliament, 2016): 78-83.

Industrial Policy Support for Defence Capabilities, in Raube, K. et al. (eds.) Supporting European Security and Defence with Existing EU Measures and Procedures (Brussels: DG EXPO European Parliament, 2015): 70-75.

The Diplomatic Role of the European Parliament’s Parliamentary Groups, European Policy Analysis, 3 (Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies, 2015).

Britain’s Place in an EU-wide Security of Supply Regime, RUSI Defence Systems, 16(1) (London: Royal United Services Institute, 2015).

Financing EU Defence: Time to Call the European Investment Bank?, Policy Brief, 5 (Brussels: Institute for European Studies (VUB), 2015).

Autonomy without Autarky: An EU ‘Roadmap’ for Security of Supply, Policy Alert, 43 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2014).

The Three Effects of Dual-Use: Firms, Capabilities and Governance, Policy Brief, 21 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2014).

One Size to Fit All? Setting Standards for European Defence, Policy Brief, 13 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2014).

No TTIP-ing Point for European Defence?, Policy Alert, 19 (Paris: EU Institute for Security Studies, 2014).

An Industrious European Council on Defence?, Security Policy Brief, 53 (Brussels: Egmont Institute, 2014).

More Competitive, More Efficient? The 2013 Commission Defence Communication, Security Policy Brief, 49 (Brussels: Egmont Institute, 2013).

Safeguarding the EDTIB: The Case for Supervising non-EU FDI in the Defence Sector, Security Policy Brief, 41 (Brussels: Egmont Institute, 2013).

The EU, Natural Resources and the Southern Neighbourhood, in Biscop, S., Balfour, R. and Emerson, M. (eds.) An Arab Springboard for EU Foreign Policy? (Ghent: Academia Press, 2012): 49-55.

How to Avoid the Three Pitfalls of European Security, in Parkes, R., Formuszewicz, R. and Westerberg, S. (eds.) Stock-taking of EU Strategizing (Warsaw: Polish Institute for International Affairs, 2012): 27-29.

The French White Paper on Defence and National Security, European Security Review, 40 (Brussels: ISIS Europe, 2009): 5-11.

EU Security Reform Missions: The Case of Guinea-Bissau, European Security Review, 38 (Brussels: ISIS Europe, 2008): 8-11.