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.
Acclaimed military historian Dr. Mark Moyar discusses the history and current use of US special operations forces, America’s most elite soldiers.
Raphael Cohen-Almagor received his DPhil in political theory from Oxford University. He is Professor/Chair in Politics, and Founder and Director of the Middle East Study Group, University of Hull. He […]
This interview was originally conducted for the Remote Control project. Dr Mark Galeotti is a specialist on Russian security affairs, intelligence, organised crime and similar murky topics. He is a […]
Dr Michael Nest has expertise in political and social issues around mining. He is also an anti-corruption expert and formerly worked for the Independent Commission Against Corruption in Sydney, Australia. […]