Peer-Reviewed Articles

  • Böller, Florian 2021. Vandenberg Vanished: US Congress and the Politicization of Military Interventions. Parliamentary Affairs.
  • Coticchia, Fabrizio, and Valerio Vignoli (forthcoming). “Populist Parties and Foreign Policy: the Case of Italy’s Five Star Movement”. British Journal of Politics and International Relations.
  • Haesebrouck, Tim, and Anouschka van Immerseel (2020, online first). “When does politics stop at the water’s edge? A QCA of parliamentary consensus on military deployment decisions”. European Political Science Review.
  • Vignoli, Valerio (2019, online first). “Where are the doves? Explaining party support for military operations abroad in Italy” . West European Politics.
  • Wolfgang Wagner, Anna Herranz-Surrallés, Juliet Kaarbo, and Falk Ostermann (2018). ‘Party politics at the water’s edge: Contestation of military operations in Europe.’ European Political Science Review 10:4, 537-563.


  • Wagner, Wolfgang 2020: The Democratic Politics of Military Interventions. Political Parties, Contestation and Decisions to Use Force Abroad. Oxford (UK): Oxford University Press.

Edited volumes

  • Ostermann, Falk, Florian Böller, Flemming J. Christiansen, Fabrizio Coticchia, Daan Fonck, Anna Herranz-Surrallés, Juliet Kaarbo, Krystof Kucmas, Michal Onderco, Rasmus B. Pedersen, Tapio Raunio, Yf Reykers, Michal Smetana and Valerio Vignoli, and Wolfgang Wagner (2020). “Constructing a Parliamentary Deployment Votes Database: Challenges of Data Collection, Classification, and Indexing”. In Research Methods in Defence Studies. A Multidisciplinary Overview. Edited by Delphine Deschaux-Dutard. London and New York: Routledge, 170-188.
    • This is the reference-publication for version #2 of the PDVD dataset.

Working Papers

  • Wolfgang Wagner, Anna Herranz-Surrallés, Juliet Kaarbo, and Falk Ostermann (2017): Politicization, Party Politics and Military Missions. Deployment Votes in France, Germany, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Discussion Paper SP IV 2017-101, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, available from
    • This publication works with version 1 of the dataset (last updated 5 July 2016).