‘Paz Total’ is a central pillar of Gustavo Petro’s presidential administration from 2022 to 2026. What are the prospects for negotiations with insurgent and criminal armed groups and for security and peace in Colombia under this policy?
Improvements in life expectancy have been stagnating across many wealthy countries, including the Netherlands. Deaths from suicide, drug overdose, and alcohol-related diseases (aka deaths of despair) have been implicated in American longevity declines, but are the Dutch immune to this epidemic?
Since the start of the conflict in Ukraine, UN agencies have reported cases of conflict-related sexual violence. This blogpost explores how Russian military leadership exploits the knowledge that their troops perpetrate sexual violence in their strategic thinking.
Existing legal regimes are often portrayed as limiting the effectiveness of security responses, yet they are actually crucial forms of protection for individuals and their rights. Yet, security interests and law can clash producing tensions at the national and international level.
Although adolescents experience 'storm and stress' differently in societies, there is little systematic work on why adult transition is smooth in some and turbulent in others. Combining evolutionary theoretical framework with cross-cultural data can help us understand how and why teen angst varies.
The allegations made against the Indian government are deeply serious not only for Canada, but also for its allies. They may rob the West of a key strategic asset; a reliable partner which could be a realistic alternative to economic reliance on China.
In this blogpost we build upon our survey policing studies in The Netherlands to provide a map of researchers in the field of policing studies in the Netherlands and to identify which themes or areas of research are part of this field and what research topics require more attention.