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New UK counter terror strategy lacks a coherent approach to conflict overseas
Comment & analysis

New UK counter terror strategy lacks a coherent approach to conflict overseas

The UK’s updated counter terrorism strategy (CONTEST) acknowledges the links between terror threats in the UK and conflict overseas. Yet it fails to apply the hard lessons from flawed UK counter-terror and stabilisation efforts overseas in recent years. It is thus a missed opportunity to show how the UK can reduce the terror threat at home by coherently promoting peace abroad, argues Bénédicte Goderiaux.

4 July 2018
The London Conference is over, but the hard work of building peace in Somalia continues
Comment & analysis

The London Conference is over, but the hard work of building peace in Somalia continues

On 11 May 2017, the governments of the UK and Somalia, together with the African Union and the UN, jointly hosted a major international conference in London that sought to address Somalia’s key governance, statebuilding and security challenges. It brought Somali government representatives together with donor states, UN representatives and multilateral institutions such as the World Bank and the IMF.

12 May 2017
Court action to implement the Arms Trade Treaty
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Court action to implement the Arms Trade Treaty

Originally published on the Forum on the Arms Trade's Looking Ahead blog, Roy Isbister looks at the UK High Court hearing in 2017 to review the legality of  UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia in light of violations of international humanitarian law in Yemen.

19 December 2016