Published in: openSecurityQuiet legacies and long shadows: the Obama era of counterterrorism in the Sahel-Sahara
Despite the crumbling facade of its interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan, America is preparing for a new century of 'light footprint' warfare, using Africa as its laboratory.
Published in: openSecurityBritain’s strategic pause: lessons from an insecure and interventionist century
After 100 years of continuous war, can Britain learn the limits of military action to respond to shifting realities of insecurity? Continued investment in force projection and lack of commitment to genuine reflection on today's security challenges suggests it's not yet ready to let go of its militarist mindset.
Published in: openDemocracyUKBeyond crime and punishment: UK non-military options in Syria
As direct military intervention has been ruled out for the UK by the Commons, we must turn to our non-military options to see how the UK can now push for peace and make an impact for the good in Syria.