Right-Wing Populism and Climate Change Policy

Populist party platforms are often hostile to policy designed to address climate change. But there has been relatively little attention paid by researchers to links between populism and climate scepticism, and why such a relationship exists. Read more

Planning for Future Operations: Learning Lessons from Remote Warfare

Remote warfare looks set to be an enduring feature of contemporary campaigns. If it continues to be treated as a secondary task to major warfighting it is unlikely that British forces will ever excel at it. Read more

Give Peacekeeping a Chance

Peacekeeping often gets a bad rap and is coming under increasing budgetary pressure. But when one looks at the broader picture, peacekeeping is a surprisingly effective tool. Read more

A New Proposal For UN Security Council Reform

UN Security Council reform has been deemed necessary for decades. The proposed Two-Layered Regional model seeks to eliminate the many flaws of the current system. Read more

The International Criminal Court and Africa: An Interview with Phil Clark

Phil Clark discusses the International Criminal Court's approach to Africa and how it has affected politics in the region. Read more

Marginalised Narratives of the Rwandan Genocide: An Interview with Giorgia Doná

25 years on from the Rwandan genocide, Giorgia Doná discusses her extensive field research examining the genocide's untold stories. Read more

The spotlight is on UK Special Forces, whether the Government likes it or not

Allegations that UK special forces were assisting Saudi-backed militias in Yemen led to a short-lived public and parliamentary backlash. However, the Government should not be too quick to forget this backlash or the lessons it offers. Read more

China’s UN Peacekeeping in Mali: Strategies and Risks

China’s peacekeeping in Mali represents another example of the country's increasing willingness to send personnel into an active conflict zone and a shift in Chinese strategic thinking. Read more

Trump administration’s move away from transparency may undermine US military operations

In early March, President Donald Trump caused a furore when he revoked a requirement for the US intelligence community to report on civilian casualties in airstrikes outside war zones. The decision is the latest in a larger trend of the Trump administration’s undermining the mechanisms of oversight for the use of force abroad. Read more