The core issue of this cluster is built around the study of the use of deadly force in the international system. How do we understand the darker side of human behaviour? Why can we understand the use of violence in the world to achieve policy objectives? What are the means that are employed to achieve these objectives? How do we understand the effort to prevent and counteract terrorism, genocide, war?
Blades, bombs, bullets and ‘bots
Ideology and foreign policy, civil-military relations, data and national defence, information warfare
War and Interpretation
Genocide, Atrocity Prevention, Law of Armed Conflict, Lethal Autonomous Weapons
Strategic Studies, Arctic Security
Change in US Military, Changing Character of Warfare, US Security Policy, and NATO/Transatlantic Security Issues