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Feature – Shabiha in Syria and Titushki in Ukraine as Elements of Authoritarian Control

July 15, 2019

by Daria Platonova 15 July 2019 Introduction Incumbent authoritarian regimes[1] can use a variety of tools to protect the status quo and their hold on power. Among those tools is the deployment of groups of armed civilians to disperse political protest that threatens to dislodge the regime and disrupt that status quo. A comparison can … Continue reading “Feature – Shabiha in Syria and Titushki in Ukraine as Elements of Authoritarian Control”


The Forgotten Casualties: The Indirect Gendered Consequences of Explosive Violence on Civilian Populations

July 9, 2019

by Miles Cameron Hunter 9 July 2019 Explosive violence is a feature of most contemporary armed conflicts. It comes in many forms: from mortars and airstrikes, to landmines and suicide bombings. Tragically, it is civilians who face the brunt. There is little sign of this trend abating: the casualty monitor run by Action on Armed … Continue reading “The Forgotten Casualties: The Indirect Gendered Consequences of Explosive Violence on Civilian Populations”


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