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Paul Rogers

Paul Rogers

Paul Rogers is professor in the department of peace studies at Bradford University, northern England. He is OpenDemocracy's international-security editor, and has been writing a weekly column on global security since 28 September 2001. His books include  "Irregular War: The New Threat from the Margins" (2017) and "Why We’re Losing the War on Terror" (2007).

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Are We Headed for Mass Revolts to Upturn the Global Economic Model?

How long can billionaires continue to amass wealth while the world's poorest struggle to buy food?

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Will Russia Be Held Accountable for War Crimes in Ukraine?

As more Russian troops withdraw, many more instances of appalling conduct—including torturing and killing civilians—may come to light.

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No Matter the Outcome in the Ukraine War, the World's Poorest Will Feel Its Impact the Most

As the war crawls towards stalemate, the world's poorest will suffer most from shortages of food and fuel, rising inflation, and disrupted trade.

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How the Ukraine Invasion Ends May Depend on the Resistance of Russian Mothers and China

While everything suggests Russia may now be in serious trouble, there are still reasons for caution.

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Ending Global Conflict: We Need Far More Than COP26 to Save the Planet

Global cooperation is vital to tackle the security threats of climate change and Covid-19, yet leaders keep pumping funds into outdated militaries.

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We Already Know Who Will Win the War in Libya – Western Arms Dealers

They armed Gadaffi and the forces that ousted him alike – now they’re repeating that profitable trick.

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The Myth of the "Clean War"

Trump's worldview promises low-cost military success. The blasting apart of civilian lives in Iraq says otherwise.

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Remote War And Public Air

The CIA's military role in the Afghan morass shows the need for open democracy in an age of hidden violence.

Paul Rogers ·

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