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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Death and Disappearance: Inside the World of Privatised War
Man Bahadur Thapa had his doubts about the safety of the travel arrangements. Taliban spies were everywhere in the Afghan capital, and the bus transporting him and the Canadian embassy’s other guards, all Nepalese and Indian, was unarmoured. But Thapa was used to pushing worries to the back of his...
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Trump, Obama and the Future of Targeted Killing
Barack Obama’s foreign policy legacy is often discussed in terms of things he didn’t do: intervene in Syria, reset with Russia, get out of Afghanistan. In one area however, Obama developed and expanded a defining policy architecture which his successor Donald Trump now inherits: the ability to kill...