Libya remains a country deeply divided and the process of state building, peace-making and peace building has many obstacles. However, these challenges are not insurmountable.
In spite of early signs of progress, 2016 saw damaging levels of wartime environmental damage. Will 2017 be any different? Marking the UN’s international day on conflict and the environment […]
The 2011 Libyan intervention and the anarchy which ensued has highlighted an aspect of the responsibility to protect principle that has, to date, been overshadowed by the debates on the […]
This interview was conducted by the Remote Control project. Tara McCormack is Lecturer in International Politics at the University of Leicester. In this interview, Dr McCormack discusses the British military […]
Aidan Hehir is a Reader in International Relations, and Director of the Security and International Relations Programme, at the University of Westminster. He has published a number of books on […]
This interview was conducted by the Remote Control project. Dr. Jon Moran is Reader in Security and the School of History, Politics and International Relations at the University of Leicester. […]
Alex J. Bellamy is professor of peace and conflict studies at the University of Queensland. His books include Kosovo and International Society (2002), Security Communities and Their Neighbours: Regional Fortresses […]
Introduction The acknowledgement of gender issues through the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda marked a watershed moment for women’s rights. Despite this, the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) framework remains […]
After 100 years of continuous war, can Britain learn the limits of military action to respond to shifting realities of insecurity? Continued investment in force projection and lack of commitment to genuine reflection on today’s security challenges suggests it’s not yet ready to let go of its militarist mindset.
Now well over a decade after the beginning of the so-called war on terror, yet again, another western nation is leading a military intervention against Islamist paramilitaries based in a largely ungoverned region of a state in the Global South, write Anna Alissa Hitzemann and Ben Zala for Channel 4 News.