4 August 2020


Hijab Shah of the Center for Strategic and International Studies and Dorith Kool from the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies join the Remote Warfare Programme team to discuss partner legitimacy in security force assistance and security sector reform. 

Further reading and viewing

CORRECTION: The video mentioned by Hijab Shah in the podcast was from Ecuador not Colombia. 


Music  by Bensound. 

Image credit: US Army. 


About the discussants

Hijab Shah is an associate fellow with the International Security Program at CSIS.

Dorith Kool is a Strategic Analyst at HCSS, where she contributes to projects commissioned by the Dutch Ministries of Defence and Foreign Affairs. The views expressed by her in this podcast are her own and do not reflect those of the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies or the Dutch Ministries of Defence and Foreign Affairs. 

Abigail Watson is the Research Manager at ORG's Remote Warfare Programme. 

Megan Karlshoej-Pedersen is the Research and Policy Officer at ORG's Remote Warfare Programme.