Ulrike Franke discusses drones, artificial intelligence, the future of technology in warfare, and the insights that can be gained from studying the portrayal of drones in science fiction. Read more
Recent reports in the British media suggest UK special forces are pushing for a new role in the changing global security environment. This represents an opportunity for a much-needed debate about the future resourcing and priorities of the UK's special forces. Read more
President Trump has responded to the emerging challenges to the United States’ power from Iran and North Korea with baleful talk of military action. These threats have achieved little. What does this situation tell us about the limits of America’s military power? Read more
This primer explains what presence, relations and obligations the UK military has in the Eastern Mediterranean region, including Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, the Palestinian Territories, Syria and Turkey. Read more
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In one of her last acts as British Defence Secretary, Penny Mordaunt announced 250 troops will be deployed to support the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, but for this to be effective it needs better strategic thinking about the UK’s offer to its partners in the Sahel and the African continent.
Liam Walpole is joined, on location at Portcullis House, by three past and present parliamentary researchers to discuss the future of UK defence and foreign policy.
Humanitarian aid worker Conor Foley discusses the nature and extent of United Nations peacekeepers' obligations to protect civilians.
ORG is proud to announce that Judith Large and Chris Strutt joined the Board of Trustees on 19 September. The Board also thanked Oliver Gillie for a decade of service as an ORG Trustee as he stood down at the same meeting. Read more
On 16 September 2019, Liam Walpole, ORG's Policy Manager, sat on a panel of policy experts in response to papers presented by academics at a conference in Liverpool on the past, present and future of the human rights agenda in British foreign policy. Read more
From October 17-18, the Remote Warfare Programme’s Abigail Watson will be speaking at the Bruges Colloquium on International Humanitarian Law. Read more