- Programme Director
- Remote Warfare Programme Team
Emily Knowles is the Director of ORG’s Remote Warfare Programme. She writes and speaks regularly on changes in military engagement. Her research and policy interests include: the changing role of Britain’s special forces; security force assistance; the use of partner forces in combat; and the military, legal, and political implications of light-footprint remote warfare.
She also leads on the team’s field research in conflict environments, having recently conducted research in Kabul, Basra, and Baghdad.
Her commentary has been included in programmes like BBC1’s The Big Questions, BBC Radio 4’s The Briefing Room, and the British Forces Broadcasting Services’ Sitrep.
Latest from Emily Knowles:
- Falling Short of Security in Somalia, January 2018, http://remotecontrolproject.org/publications/briefing-falling-short-security-somalia/
- All Quiet on the ISIS Front: British Secret Warfare in an Information Age, March 2017, http://remotecontrolproject.org/publications/quiet-isis-front-british-secret-warfare-information-age/
- In Afghanistan, more is not the answer, July 2017, http://remotecontrolproject.org/publications/afghanistan-not-answer/
- We need to talk about Yemen, December 2016, http://remotecontrolproject.org/publications/need-talk-yemen/
- What British War on Terror? October 2016, http://remotecontrolproject.org/publications/british-war-terror/
- Britain’s culture of no comment, July 2016, http://remotecontrolproject.org/publications/britains-culture-of-no-comment/
- We Need Greater Transparency on UK Military Operations in Libya, May 2016, http://remotecontrolproject.org/publications/remote-control-project-briefing-we-need-greater-transparency-on-uk-military-operations-in-libya/