Post Tagged with: "Security"

Security and the Brexit Effect

Security and the Brexit Effect

Brexit will neither strengthen, nor obviously weaken, the Common Security and Defence Policy. It may, however, reduce the UK’s ability to contribute to European security.

European Defence after Brexit: Flying on One Engine?

European Defence after Brexit: Flying on One Engine?

Despite Brexit, if a threat to European interests warrants military action, in Europe’s periphery or beyond, the UK is more likely to be part of the action than not.

Germany’s Return to European Leadership

Germany’s Return to European Leadership

In the wake of the Brexit vote, Germany is increasingly willing to assume responsibility for the grand edifices of Western cooperation through the UN, the EU and NATO.

4 Things Feminists Tell Us about Private Security: A Gender Audit on Security

4 Things Feminists Tell Us about Private Security: A Gender Audit on Security

In various ways feminists continue to draw our attention to how gender underpins the political and economics of security.

Interview – Abi Williams

Interview – Abi Williams

Dr. Abi Williams discusses the role of think tanks in international affairs, the future of multilateral institutions, UN reform and international courts and tribunals.

Finger on the Nuclear Button: Gender, Responsibility and Nuclear Custodianship

Finger on the Nuclear Button: Gender, Responsibility and Nuclear Custodianship

Hillary Clinton quite literally turned the tables on Trump – inverting the gender binary that had for centuries kept women from public office

Catastrophic Futures, Precarious Presents & Temporal Politics of (In)security

Catastrophic Futures, Precarious Presents & Temporal Politics of (In)security

the post-9/11 temporalisation of security has taken the form of a politics of pre-emption in which radical uncertainty constitutes the basis for anticipatory action.

India, the NSG, and the Chinese Impasse

India, the NSG, and the Chinese Impasse

China’s opposition to India’s admission to the NSG appears a systemic attempt at discrimination against India – a visibly responsible nuclear power.

The European Response to the Syrian War: Pathologies Uncovered

The European Response to the Syrian War: Pathologies Uncovered

The EU must effectively address its migration pathologies and dysfunctionalities to fulfil its humanitarian promise to be a space of freedom, prosperity and rule of law

Review – Ethics and Global Security

Review – Ethics and Global Security

Burke et al. offer refreshingly optimistic thinking on security. Their book is required reading for anyone interested in, and concerned about, our common future.

Killing by Remote Control: Western Countries Relying on Technology in the Military

Killing by Remote Control: Western Countries Relying on Technology in the Military

The growing reliance on drones highlights the Western requirement for precision, accountability, and a reduction in collateral damage

Image by Mariam Soliman

The Significance of the ‘Human Security’ Paradigm in International Politics

The topic of human security is multifaceted and demands caution when analysed in different contexts.

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