Jip van Dort
Jip van Dort is an affiliate researcher at the Intimacies of Remote Warfare programme, specialising in wartime propaganda in contemporary Dutch politics. He finished his Master in Contemporary History at Utrecht University in 2007, worked for ten years as foreign policy adviser for the Socialist Party in Dutch Parliament (Tweede Kamer), and currently works at peace organisation PAX, as political advisor.
by Jip van Dort :
Op-ed: ‘Armed drones are not some kind of superweapon’
While the war in Ukraine rages on, the Dutch state seems to be laying the political foundations for the armament of its military drones. In an op-ed in Het Parool, IRW’s Lauren Gould and Jip van Dort reflect on the shortcomings of this political process.