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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”


Drones series, Part III. War, peace and the spaces in between: Drones in international law

April 15, 2014

By Dr. Jack McDonald: The Legal Regulation of UAVs Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)[1] don’t have to be used as weapons, but military UAVs require the same regulation as any other weapon system. Since the American use of UAVs to conduct targeted killings of people it defines as militants and terrorists, activists in a number of … Continue reading “Drones series, Part III. War, peace and the spaces in between: Drones in international law”


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