Breaking the cycle of violence

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.

Questions for the Integrated Review: #1 How Do We Define Security?

The UK needs to better conceptualise its understanding of national security. By acknowledging and accounting for all the drivers of conflict and insecurity the UK can ensure that all its engagements work towards a more peaceful and prosperous world.

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Author: Alasdair McKay

Forging a New Path: Prioritising the Protection of Civilians in the UK’s Response to Conflict

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.

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Author: Alasdair McKay

Sustainable Security Index Report

The Sustainable Security Index ranks 155 countries on sustainable security. The Index report explores the key themes and findings of the Index.

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Author: Alasdair McKay

Compound Risks and Sustainable Security

In the Anthropocene, it is vital for those in power to understand the interplay between drivers of insecurity and act accordingly. But no state is currently equipped to do this.

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Author: Alasdair McKay

The Integrated Review: Lessons Learned From Remote Warfare

Ahead of the upcoming Integrated Review, this briefing addresses how the Review can take into account the key challenges remote warfare could present in the future.

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Author: Alasdair McKay

WarPod Ep #14 | COVID-19 and the Prospects for Peace in Somalia

Abigail Watson is joined by Mary Harper, the BBC's Africa Editor, to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on Somalia and how the pandemic may affect the prospects for peace in the country.

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Author: Alasdair McKay

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