• Defining Remote Warfare: The Rise of the Private Military and Security Industry

    Defining Remote Warfare: The Rise of the Private Military and Security Industry

    This briefing will show how, amid a new global security environment shared by state and non-state actors, the market for force has developed into a strategic partner for the state in both the Western and non-Western world.

  • Falling Short of Security in Somalia

    Falling Short of Security in Somalia

    Drawing upon a number of interviews conducted with serving and former UK and EU military personnel and round-table material, this briefing by Emily Knowles examines the international involvement in military operations to counter Al-Shabaab.

  • Defining Remote Warfare: Cyber

    Defining Remote Warfare: Cyber

    This briefing investigates how cyber could fit into traditional understandings of military doctrine and strategy, and therefore how it might fit in with the Remote Warfare Programme’s work on changes in military engagement.

  • Remote Warfare and the Boko Haram Insurgency

    Remote Warfare and the Boko Haram Insurgency

    This report by Open Briefing examines the effectiveness of the use of remote warfare by the Nigerian government, its regional allies and Western states to counter the threat of Boko Haram.