This research paper by Oliver Scanlan, ORG's Climate Fellow, examines the discrepancies between the UK Government’s military expenditures and its direct outlays on climate change mitigation and adaptation, both at home and abroad. Read more
This primer explains the role US-owned B61 tactical nuclear weapons play in Europe as part of NATO’s nuclear sharing arrangements. It considers these weapons in terms of their economic, political, diplomatic and security significance, including internal NATO dynamics, US-Russia relations and international arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament regimes. Read more
This report is a first attempt to identify some of the factors that have helped or hindered the UK’s current approach to remote warfare. Read more
Trump’s esoteric approach to diplomacy produced surprising outcomes at his June summit with Kim Jong-Un in Singapore. In response, Iranian hardliners have made a surprising move on ballistic missiles, potentially signalling that they fancy their chances in bilateral negotiations with the great American deal-maker. 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 research note pulls together data on refugees, migrants and labour conditions for the 170 countries.
When it comes to transparency over the costs of the UK’s intelligence support to partners in conflict, there is still a lot to be done when it comes to ensuring that there can be effective scrutiny and government accountability for these actions.
The Remote Warfare Programme covers the latest developments in defence and security in UK politics.
Oxford Research Group experts contributed to the Rethinking Security National Conference at Friends House in London on 15 June. Read more
Emily Knowles, RWP Director, recently joined a distinguished panel at an APPG parliamentary event to discuss the importance of ensuring all countries adhere to and support international law. Read more
ORG’s Strategic Peacebuilding Programme and the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies have initiated work to strengthen local capacity for more inclusive and strategic dialogue in two of Yemen’s key regions, Marib and Hadhramout. Read more