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About Emmanuel-Pierre Guittet

Emmanuel-Pierre Guittet is professor in International Relations, Université Saint-Louis (Brussels, Belgium), Researcher at the Centre de Recherche en Science Politique (CRESPO, Brussels - Belgium) and associate researcher at Centre d'Etudes sur les conflits, Liberté et Sécurité (CCLS, Paris - France)

Articles by Emmanuel-Pierre Guittet

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Adam Ramsay is Co-Editor at openDemocracyUK.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

We need to remove free movement from the vicious circle of security

While freedoms, such as the principles of equality and non-discrimination, the presumption of innocence and respect for privacy, undoubtedly still exist, they have been relegated to the margins.

Aziz’s notebook: transmitting the memory of violence

A granddaughter discovers her grandfather's notebook years after the political massacres that stole her mother and aunt. Beginning as a testimony of loss, it becomes an obsession to leave a trace against silence and denial. From States of Impunity.

How generalised suspicion destroys society

Generalised suspicion is the ultimate destroyer of the social fabric: it thrives on betrayal, and fosters mutual distrust and demoralisation. And nowadays, it is impossible for anyone to be beyond suspicion.

Syria on our minds – fear of youth radicalisation across the European Union

Counterterrorist and counter-radicalisation policies not only have the potential to undermine the democratic principles, institutions, and processes they seek to preserve but also to produce unintended consequences.

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