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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
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 2014
The transition to democracy in Brazil came with a significant change in the role the armed forces could play for public security within the country. According ...
Brazil, armed forces, public security, civil-military relations
News | 29 Jan 2013
How do military-civilian relations stamp societies in upheaval and conflict? What role do they play in the transition to democracy? A new CMI project on military-civilian relations compares Latin America and the Middle East.
Edited Book | Apr 2016
The Arab Uprisings have brought renewed attention to the role of the military in the MENA region, where they are either the backbone of regime power or ...
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.
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
Project | Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
As a direct response to Norway’s “Brazil strategy” of enhancing research cooperation on global issues between Norway and Brazil, CMI ...
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
Newspaper Op-Ed | Nov 2015
In today's Egypt, you cannot miss it: the heavy presence of the military institution in the economy. The Egyptian military owns business enterprises that ...
Egypt, business, military, economy
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
CMI Insight | Dec 2014
The use of military tribunals to try civilians was one of the issues that made people rise against then Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in 2011. This ...
military tribunals, Egypt
Civilians’ Survival Strategies amid Institutionalized Insecurity and Violence in the Nuba Mountains, Sudan
Sudan Working Paper | Sep 2016
Civilians’ Survival Strategies amid Institutionalized Insecurity and Violence in the Nuba Mountains
Nuba, violence, insecurity, Sudan, South Sudan
Report in External Series | Jul 2010
Military and civilian actors are engaged in a debate over where to draw the lines in the provision of humanitarian and development assistance. This is ...
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
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?
Journal Article | Jan 2013
This article examines the informal auhority wielded by civilian security groups (pamswakarsa) on the island of Lombok. Taking as its point of departure ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2016
This CMI Working Paper draws from several years of research in Honduras, including a series of interviews in February 2015, to assess the relationship ...
Military civilian relations, Honduras
Peacebuilding and Democratic Consolidation in Post-War Guatemala: A Comparative Assessment of the Impact of Civil-Military Reforms in the Peace Accords
Master's Thesis | Dec 2007
This thesis seeks to combine institutional peacebuilding theory and democratization theory in order to understand the process and the result of the implementation ...