Specialist on religion and politics in Southeast Asia, Matthew Walton, examines the complex drivers behind and dynamics to Myanmar’s refugee crisis.
Defence and security expert Christopher Spearin discusses the use of private military and security companies by states and the implications of this trend for international security.
Renowned political communications scholar Daniel Hallin talks about the media coverage of the Vietnam war and the lasting legacy of this event regarding the relationship between the media and the […]
Expert on jihadi-insurgent groups Christopher Anzalone talks about the recent activity and future of the jihadist group Al-Shabaab. This interview was originally conducted for the Remote Warfare Programme. Q. Recently, there […]
Scholar of Islam and politics Alexander Thurston discusses the history of Boko Haram.
Award-winning reporter Jakob Sheikh talks about his work interviewing the Danes who travelled to Iraq and Syria to join the jihad.
Julia Ebner, specialist on extremism, examines the rise in Islamist radicalization and the concurrent rise in far-right extremism and how these two feed off one another. Q. Your book, The Rage: […]
Jonathan Gilmore, an expert on applied global ethics, discusses how cosmopolitan thought has influenced the way militaries perform civilian protection, and whether we may witness the emergence of an armed […]
Thomas Hegghammer, a renowned specialist on violent Islamism, discusses one of the most underexplored terrains of research on political violence, the culture of jihadi groups.
Distinguished scholar Benjamin A. Valanetino discusses why and how America’s security strategy has become so unsustainable and the ways in which this can be amended.