That peace operations and crisis response mechanisms can fail to restore security is not news. What is less known, is that in many cases they can also have harmful outcomes that fuel conflict dynamics and contribute to an escalation of violence. The frequent materialization of this issue begged a critical view on the subject matter,


In recent years an increasing number of academic works have focused on the progressive securitization of research conducted in authoritarian contexts (Peter and Strazzari, 2017; Glasius et al., 2017), including important reflections on the methodological and ethical challenges of conducting fieldwork in the Middle East and North Africa (Clark and Cavatorta, 2018). Post-revolutionary Tunisia »

Warbling security