What is climate security? In this article, Ethan Schwartz highlights the need for climate change to be considered in the same discussion as physical security.
Over the last few weeks, social media platforms hardened their content policies regarding misinformation and hate speech. In this article, Chloé Ketels analyzes the implications of this trend.
Black Lives Matter protests have captured the news media’s attention lately. Governments have also been observing these mass movements using sophisticated surveillance technology usually reserved for military applications. Chloé Ketels unpacks some of the ethical implications of governments’ utilization of this technology for domestic security purposes.
Janakan Muthukumar discusses the standing of ISIS under international law by examining the ISIS’s locus of political authority.
“I was saying it the other day—’cause we’re doing a tremendous amount of work in space—I said, maybe we need a new force. We’ll call it the space force,” remarked U.S. President Donald Trump at a speech in early 2018. “And I was not really serious. And then I said, what a great idea. Maybe […]
Since the Easter Sunday bombings that rocked Colombo, Sri Lanka, on April 21, 2019, killing more than 250 people and injuring another 500, questions remain unanswered surrounding the role of the Sri Lankan military and intelligence services before and after the event. Even though the Sri Lankan authorities blamed a local group, National Thowheed Jamaath […]
This article analyzes the link between women’s rights and the notion of R2P in a conflict/ post-conflict situation. In so doing, this article suggests that recognizing WPS while implementing every phase of R2P is necessary to address atrocities against women during and after conflict.
In 1954, Japan’s Toho Studios released the first Godzilla film (Gojira in Japanese), which drew inspiration from the nuclear destruction at Hiroshima and Nagasaki nine years earlier. Now well into his 60s, you would think that Godzilla should have already planned a smooth retirement. Instead, after a blockbuster 2014 Hollywood re-emergence and a superb Japanese […]