Post Tagged with: "Security"

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

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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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Posthuman Security: Reflections from an Open-ended Conversation

The discussion of ‘posthuman security’ places both of its key terms in constant question, and stubbornly refuses closure into any particular vision of either.

Ecological Security

Ecological Security

The profound nature of the challenge posed by climate change arguably compels us to think in new ways about what security means and how it might be realized.

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Chronic Refugee Populations and UNHCR’s Funding Model: A Source of Insecurity

The donor-funded model of UNHCR fails to account for long-standing exiled populations, which eventually leads to security implications in vulnerable areas.

Review – The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Review – The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. provides an opportunity for IR scholars to experience a fictionalized account of global security cooperation during the 1960s in this new movie.

Review – Providing for National Security: A Comparative Analysis

Review – Providing for National Security: A Comparative Analysis

Although there is much of value in this title, its attention to the usual suspects of big to medium powers should instead be focused on North Africa and the Middle East.

Personal-Political Imaginations: Feminism, Gender and Security in Serbia

Personal-Political Imaginations: Feminism, Gender and Security in Serbia

To understand how particular meanings of ‘gender security’ come about, it’s necessary to pay attention to personal-political imaginations of conflict and post-conflict.

Infrastructure and Contemporary Security

Infrastructure and Contemporary Security

Infrastructure and related security discourses on connectivity and flow provide crucial insights into our understanding of the vulnerabilities of contemporary, urban life

Cyber Weapons as a Game Changer: A Critical Reflection

Cyber Weapons as a Game Changer: A Critical Reflection

Claims that cyber weapons are a game changer are often based on a misunderstanding and overestimation of cyber weapons’ capabilities and effects.

Security, Power, and Digital Privacy

Security, Power, and Digital Privacy

To approach the security, power and digital privacy triangulation through Dissent means that we, use ‘digital privacy’ as a starting point in the research triangulation.

Gang Violence, Public Health, and Security in Honduras

Gang Violence, Public Health, and Security in Honduras

Left unchecked, gang violence threatens to undo years of development work Honduras, and will lead to the further deterioration of physical and mental health.

Anarchy in the UK? Debating the Scottish Referendum Aftermath: Part 2

Anarchy in the UK? Debating the Scottish Referendum Aftermath: Part 2

The UK’s major parties and international partners, especially the USA, do not want the kind of security or defence posture that has been discussed in Scotland in recent months.

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