Author profile: Martin Coward

Martin Coward is Senior Lecturer In International Politics at Newcastle University. He researches war and security, especially in an urban context. His most recent work focuses on the link between network metaphors and the pathological sovereignty behind drone strikes. He wishes he went to the cinema more often.

Four Things I Don’t like about the Advance Discussion of Eye in the Sky

Martin Coward • Apr 15 2016 • Articles
Does the movie ‘Eye in the Sky’ really provide insight into targeted killing? Here are four reasons why we ought to be suspicious.

Infrastructure and Contemporary Security

Martin Coward • Jun 22 2015 • Articles
Infrastructure and related security discourses on connectivity and flow provide crucial insights into our understanding of the vulnerabilities of contemporary, urban life

Memorialising the Invisible

Martin Coward • Apr 28 2015 • Articles
Memorialisation in the Flanders raises important questions about bearing testimony to the place of an atrocity without prescribing a right and proper from of response.

Rights Fit For a Networked World

Martin Coward • Oct 29 2013 • Articles
Facebook says we have a right to be connected but recent events such as the detention of David Miranda and surveillance by the NSA show the need to prevent abuses by those that exploit these connections.

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