In this podcast a distinguished panel discuss the political, legal, and military implications of remote warfare. Read more
This report assesses the costs and benefits to the UK of its defence and security relationship with Saudi Arabia, as well as the extent to which the UK is able to exert leverage and influence over Saudi Arabian foreign policy. Read more
With the rapid erosion of the prohibition on use by states of chemical weapons, and the rise of radical non-state groups seemingly willing to utilise whatever weapons of mass destruction they can obtain, what can the international community do to restrain their use? Read more
This research note from Oxford Research Group’s forthcoming Sustainable Security Index pulls together data on arms exports. Read more
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The UK government does not have working definitions of combat or non-combat. This suggests that the decision on whether a mission is combat or non-combat is left in the hands of political decision-makers who may have an incentive to avoid enhanced scrutiny.
If greater oversight was given to UK Special Forces it would allow the government to institutionalise lessons learned on the causes of transgressions, as the Australians are currently doing.
This primer explains the legal and institutional basis of current defence and security relations between the United Kingdom and the United States, including cooperation on nuclear weapons, intelligence-sharing, conventional forces and weapons development and procurement.
On September 17th 2018, the Remote Warfare Programme brought together a distinguished panel to discuss to discuss the political, legal, and military implications of remote warfare. Read more
Oxford Research Group’s Board of Trustees elected Fiyaz Mughal OBE as its new Chair on 28 June. Read more
Oxford Research Group experts contributed to the Rethinking Security National Conference at Friends House in London on 15 June. Read more