Comment and analysis
Research, policy and analysis is a fundamental part of our work to prevent violent conflict and promote peace. Read the latest comment and analysis from Saferworld staff and outside experts.
Larry Attree and Farea al Muslimi explore how counter-terrorism strategies from the United States have badly backfired in Yemen.
3 March 2016 - Larry Attree, Farea al Muslimi
Shelagh Daley discusses the implications of changes to the way Official Development Assistance is defined by the OECD Development Assistance Committee.
25 February 2016 - Shelagh Daley
Sunil Suri explores the legacy of the US, UK and EU’s counter-terror, stabilisation and statebuilding approaches in Somalia.
18 February 2016 - Sunil Suri
In Nepal young people are often labelled ‘trouble-makers’ but, says LaChelle Amos, they have also shown they can play a crucial role in conflict prevention, peacebuilding, and local development.
8 February 2016 - LaChelle Amos
Head of Policy Larry Attree examines why the Wests approach to counter-terror and stabilisation are failing and lessons that can be drawn for the future.
1 February 2016 - Larry Attree
Kloe Tricot O’Farrell and Roy Isbister say EU Member States that are supplying arms to Saudi Arabia that could be used in Yemen are complicit in the catastrophe unfolding in the country.
Shelagh Daley on the UK’s 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR).
18 December 2015 - Shelagh Daley
The sixth meeting of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation provides an opportunity to deepen partnership, address collective challenges, and enable African countries to make significant progress towards the peace-related targets in the 2030 Agenda.
1 December 2015 - Anna Moller-Loswick, Thomas Wheeler, Showers Mawowa, Richard Smith
The government’s commitment in the new Strategic Defence and Security Review to increase aid to fragile states raises important questions about a whole-of-government approach to conflict prevention.
25 November 2015
Today, the UK Government is publishing its Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR). In this article, Saferworld’s Larry Attree argues that a key test of the policy will be the extent to which it balances immediate threats with a coherent strategy for preventing conflict in the long term.
23 November 2015 - Larry Attree