The Perils of Remote Warfare: Finding a Political Settlement with Counter-Terrorism in the Driving Seat

Despite efforts to address the broader causes of instability, the current use of remote warfare has been predominantly military-focused and counter-terrorism oriented, often to the detriment of broader political efforts.Read more

Yemen’s Peace Process: Dilemmas facing the Southern Transitional Council

The continued exclusion of the Southern Transitional Council from peace talks may cause future conflicts in Yemen, but including the STC could yield several problems for the Yemeni government.Read more

The Global Far-Right: An Interview with Julia Ebner

Extremism researcher and bestselling author and Julia Ebner discusses the global rise and mainstreaming of the far-right.Read more

Oceanic Change, Fisheries and Future Interstate Conflict

The current status of global fisheries is a serious cause for concern. But will states engage in conflict with one another to ensure their continued access to fish?Read more

‘Light Footprint’ Operations Keep US Troops in the Dark

With fewer troops to gather intelligence, American forces are vulnerable to locals’ manipulation.Read more

UN Peacekeeping in Complex Environments: An Interview with Larry Attree and Jordan Street

Saferworld's Larry Attree and Jordan Street discuss their recent report on the lessons learned from UN peace operations in complex environments.Read more

Urban Warfare and International Humanitarian Law

Customary IHL provides important steps forward to ensure the humanitarian conduct of war in urban centres.Read more

Intelligence Sharing: An Interview with James Igoe Walsh

Professor James Igoe Walsh sheds light on the arcane world of intelligence sharing in international politics.Read more

Local Climate Policy-Making in the UK

While local climate policy involves a whole range of organisations that we might not normally consider to be important, central government's approach towards municipalities plays a crucial role in shaping policy.Read more