Gloria Martinez is a lecturer in Global Studies at RMIT University. She completed her PhD at the School of Political and Social Sciences at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Her research focuses on military intervention, civil-military relations and international crisis management,
as well as Western defence policies. Her publications include UNISCI Discussion Papers (Spain), The Australian and New Zealand Journal of European Studies (Australia), and Open Democracy (UK). She also co-operates with the Global Change, Peace and Security Journal.
Responsibility to protect or right to intervene?
Western intervention in Libya has been publicly justified by a pledge to protect citizens. Suggestions to arm Libyan...
Impossible bedfellows: civil-military cooperation through NATO's eyes
In a continued search for relevance in the post-Cold War world, the armed forces of NATO have adopted a burgeoning...
The war dead in the era of liberal interventionism
In 2003 the bodies of 32 Spanish deceased soldiers who died on their return from Afghanistan were handed to the...