Defence & Security

Charting a course towards a safer world.   

Our Expert's Defence & Security section is dedicated to the delivery of strategic insight and the elaboration of sustainable policy solutions focusing on the theory and practice of international security studies. Academics, policy experts and decision-makers from all around the world share their viewpoints and researches on a plethora of security-related thematic concentrations. Among these include, just to mention a few, the relationship between security discourse and practice, European defense, WMD proliferation, the military-industrial complex, NATO, cybersecurity, critical security studies and human security.


Sarmad Ishfaq

What factors are integral in aiding an armed group’s transition to politics? It is indeed remarkable how Hezbollah and Hamas, once purely armed movements, have become successful political parties today. In fact,…

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Matthew LeRiche

What are the implications of the current situation in Sudan on peace in South Sudan?  One of Omar Bashir’s last major international exploits before he was ousted from the Sudanese…

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Adriana Seagle

How are environmental issues interlinked with social and political struggles in the Middle East?  Studying the environment in the Middle East is a cultural and linguistic provocation and an opportunity…

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Professor Mark Swilling analyses the alleged involvement of #SouthAfrican President Jacob Zuma in driving the… https://t.co/yBfcNvyRCg

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Manuela Lavinas Picq, Professor of International Relations at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, analyses how the… https://t.co/VkjMTsbezq

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“Is it time to toss the practical and normative benefits of #democratic institutions, rights, and processes to meet… https://t.co/KqtsxyDbLV

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