17 Apr 2013
Author: Edward C Liu, Gina Stevens, Kathleen Ann Ruane, Alissa M Dolan, Richard M Thompson II, Andrew Nolan
Congressional Research Service (CRS)
This report addresses some of the legal issues related to cyber security.
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12 Apr 2013
What Next for European Cyber-Security?
Author: Seán Smith
Security & Defence Agenda (SDA)
This report summarizes the debate held by policymakers on the future of cyber security in Europe.
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8 Apr 2013
Drones: The Future of War?
Author: Christopher Coker, Marco Roscini
This is a transcript of a panel discussion on the future of warfare in relation to the development of drones and other unmanned or automated weapons systems, as well as the ethics of these new weapons.
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Mediating Peace in Africa
Author: Melody Mbwadzawo, Nomfundo Ngwazi
African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD)
This brief examines the role of the women in conflict mediation.
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Nagorno-Karabakh: Obstacles to a Negotiated Settlement
Author: Anna Hess Sargsyan
Center for Security Studies (CSS)
The conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh (NK) between Armenia and Azerbaijan remains immune to a political solution despite the two decades of intensive international mediation.
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The United Nations, Peacekeeping and Power Politics
Author: Mats Berdal
Center for Security Studies (CSS) /
Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)
This brief begins by exploring the West's historical ability to impose its agendas and visions within the United Nations system, particularly in the case of peacekeeping operations.
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Africa’s Resistance to Peacekeeping’s Normative Change
Author: Kwesi Aning, Festus Aubyn, Nancy Annan, Fiifi Edu-Afful
This paper explores the role of existing and emerging norms in helping us define the tricky relationship between peacekeeping and intervention.
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