This guest briefing by Camilla Molyneux discusses how community leaders in Marib, a region in Yemen, have addressed local drivers of instability and violence with significant success. Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic is now at the point where it could be met with more militarised responses. This briefing assesses the chances of avoiding a securitisation of the outbreak. Read more
Megan Karlshoej-Pedersen is joined by Ewan Lawson, an ORG Fellow, and Save the Children's Amanda Brydon to discuss the importance of incorporating a strong focus on the protection of civilians into UK policy. Read more
This article outlines the collective strategic thinking model, a conflict engagement tool that seeks to reduce the intractability of conflicts and thus contribute to conflict resolution. Read more
ORG promotes international policy-making that is inclusive, accountable, sustainable and effective. We work to transform thinking about security, helping to break out of the cycle of conflict and violence.
This report examines the serious challenges remote warfare poses to the protection of civilians in modern conflict and outlines how these issues can be resolved.
Drawing upon extensive research, this piece calls for a healthier level of debate on the issue of UK Special Forces oversight.
The best way to address near-peer threats is often through national strategies which unite military and non-military activity with an overall political aim, grounded in British values and not contradictory of the efforts of allies.
Gabrielle Rifkind recently joined Turi Munthe on the Parlia Podcast to discuss the transformative power of psychology in conflict resolution. Read more
Evidence submitted by ORG to the House of Commons Defence Committee’s Inquiry on the Integrated Review has been included in their final report, entitled ‘In Search of Strategy – The 2020 Integrated Review’ Read more
It is with great sadness that we announce that ORG will cease operations at the end of this year. Due to funding issues, our Board of Trustees has made the difficult decision to close some of ORG’s programmes and move others to new homes. Read more
It is with great sadness to report that a long-time and greatly valued friend of Oxford Research Group, Professor Frank Barnaby, died on 1 August at the age of 92. Read more
The House of Lord's report entitled, 'UK and Sub-Saharan Africa: prosperity, peace and development co-operation' has been published and drawn heavily on research conducted by ORG on Fusion Doctrine and remote warfare in Africa. Read more
Oxford Research Group (ORG) and the Palestine Strategy Group (PSG) co-hosted a successful virtual launch of the ‘Palestine 2030’ strategic report on 30 June 2020. Read more