Security and conflict

BSG Students, Security and conflict

Policing for the people

Policing for the people

At the Blavatnik School’s Challenges of Government Conference, Atifete Jahjaga, the current president of Kosovo and former Deputy Director of the Kosovo police, shared insights on how she transformed her nation’s police force (you can watch her full talk here). Under her leadership, the police transitioned from one of the […]

by × 16 January 2014 ×

BSG Students, Security and conflict

Deconstructing a dangerous narrative

Deconstructing a dangerous narrative

In an angry speech in the National Assembly on Monday, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan urged all political parties to unite and stand up to the perceived American pressure to put an end to the drone strikes in Pakistan. Earlier, reacting emotionally to the US drone strike that reportedly killed […]

by × 15 November 2013 ×

BSG Faculty, Security and conflict

Boston marathon bombers: terrorist motives in doubt?

If they are responsible for last Monday’s bombings, the Tsarnaev brothers are mass murderers. Whether they are terrorists is less clear.

by × 02 May 2013 ×