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Journal Article | Feb 2015
During its engagement in Afghanistan, the US military seriously tried to mitigate the risk of civilian casualties from airstrikes only when called for ...
CMI Brief | Jan 2015
Read online The US military strike that devastated the MSF hospital in Kunduz in northern Afghanistan on 3 October generated profound, if short-lived, ...
US military strike, Protection of civilians, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria
Project | Mar 2012 - Apr 2016
With the increase in civilian casualties and suffering in contemporary conflict, the protection of civilians (PoC) became a central concern in the international ...
Afghanistan, Colombia, Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda, Liberia, and the Horn of Africa
Report in External Series | Jun 2010
On 28 May 2010, the United Nations Security Council made a critical decision on the future of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of ...
peacekeeping, peacebuilding, protection of civilians, United Nations (UN), Monuc, Monusco, DR Congo
Event | 22 May 2014
Rather than serving as civilian and humanitarian safe havens, refugee camps are notorious for their insecurity. When a violation occurs, to which actors shall responsibility be allocated?
Journal Article | Dec 2014
The concept of human security has evolved in two directions: (1) a comprehensivevision of security and development, and (2) a concretization of the concept ...
human security, international humanitarian law, foreign policy, Canada, Norway, U.S. drones
CMI Brief | Jun 2018
Improving access to humanitarian aid in conflict and complex emergencies has always been a major concern for policy makers and humanitarian actors. Historically, ...
Humanitarian aid, Humanitarian diplomacy
Event | 4 Nov 2013
Women’s protection needs in war zones has been brought to the forefront of the international security agenda. It is argued that women and children ...
News | 10 Nov 2015
The US military strike that devastated the MSF hospital in Kunduz in northern Afghanistan on 3 October generated profound, if short-lived, outrage in much of the world. The US government promised an investigation, and in late October appointed a military panel to do so. Yet its investigation is unlikely to address the more fundamental questions this attack raises: Why have US-airstrikes repeatedly produced catastrophic cases of “collateral damage” in Afghanistan?
News | 25 Jun 2010
Nairobi/Brussels, 28 April 2010: To make an end of the brutal Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) once and for all, national armies, the UN and civilians need to pool intelligence and coordinate their efforts in new and creative ways.
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jun 2010
Kongos regjering vil ha FN-styrken ut, og det kjapt. Det er ingen god idé. Men FN kan heller ikke fortsette som før.
United Nations (UN) peacekeeping, Monuc, protection of civilians, peacebuilding, DR Congo
Project | Jan 2013 - Jun 2016
What is the Everyday Maneuvers project? Military-civilian relationships go to the heart of a nation''s culture and politics. In most countries in the ...
Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Venezuela
Journal Article | Jan 2018
This article develops the argument that blasphemy trials occupy a pivotal role in ‘religion-making’ in post-1998 Indonesia. Examining a blasphemy ...
Blasphemy, trials, lawfare, Indonesia
Event | 9 Jun 2015
Kjetil Selvik, CMI, Øystein Lyngroth, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Eva Svoboda, Overseas Development Institute (ODI). As the ...
Event | 16 May 2013
Åse Gilje Østensen (UiB) in conversation with Astri Suhrke (CMI) and Kristin Bergtora Sandvik (PRIO/NCHS). Kristin ...
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2016
This CMI Working Paper presents an analysis of civilian-military relations in Turkey, casting light on institutional, legal and economic aspects that ...
civilian, military, powers, coup, civil-military relations, Turkey
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2015
This CMI Working Paper focuses on the relationship between the military, civilian governments and civilian populations in Mexico. It highlights key dynamics ...
Civil-military relations, security politics, war on drugs, Mexico
U4 Practice Insight | Jul 2010
The significant reduction of street-level police corruption has been hailed as one of the success stories of post-revolutionary Georgia. However, a closer ...
justice, anti-corruption, police, judicial corruption, Georgia
The Argentine Military in Democracy: Moving Beyond Issues of Civilian Control to a Citizen Soldier Paradigm
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2015
Argentina’s transition to democracy in 1983 ended decades of cyclical military interventions in politics. Since then a long and complex process ...
Armed forces, democratic civilian control, civil-military relations, citizen-soldier, Argentina
Report in External Series | Sep 2012
Norway has a long history of providing humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan through non-governmental organisations and the United Nations, and has played ...
peacebuilding, humanitarian assistance, Afghanistan