New Era in Drug Policy?
There is a consensus across Latin America that change is needed to tackle drug-related violence and organized crime. However, disagreements persist as to what to reform and who should champion it, write Benoit Gomis and Claudia Hofmann. Read.
Taliban 'Not Defeated'
Under intense military pressure, the Taliban have become more centralized and professional, says this article in International Affairs. Also in this issue, Matt Waldman considers US policy-making errors in Afghanistan. Read.
Cyber Security: What is Critical?
Security of the cyber layer is of great societal importance, yet the dense interconnections between sectors – facilitated by cyberspace – make it harder to decide what to protect, says this report. Read.
We focus on key security challenges in cyberspace, identify policy responses and establish a knowledge base for public and private sector decision-makers and wider society.
This research area proposes innovative solutions to the complex security challenges we face today, testing alternative approaches to security dialogue, policy and operations.
Research informs the continuing defence and security debate and assesses future threats and challenges in the areas of arms control, non-proliferation, and maritime security.
With rapidly changing advancements in science and technology this research area explores the implications, opportunities and vulnerabilities of emerging science and technology on international security policy.
This research area takes a people-centered approach to security issues, focusing on terrorism, and the international drugs trade and organized crime.