Measuring the success of disarmament, demobilization and reintegration

Demobilizing Irregular Forces came about nearly by accident. I had been considering a book on postconflict reconciliation practices when the opportunity to write specifically about the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) process arose. Since I work primarily with military officers, the thought of working on the area of stability operations … Read More

Who should respond to international epidemics?

 When there is an international disease outbreak, who should respond? Who should coordinate disease surveillance operations? Answering these questions is less straightforward than commonly thought.

The World Health Organization is charged with being the lead agency to respond to transnational infectious disease epidemics, but it is hardly the only interested … Read More