The Industry of Violence

For some, war is a highly profitable business. Few people know this better than Siemon Wezeman from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). A senior researcher at the SIPRI Arms and Military Expenditure Programme, Wezeman works in a team responsible for monitoring arms transfers, military spending and arms production globally. On the 6th of

How Remote is Remote Warfare?

What does it mean for warfare to be ‘remote’? How can the turn to remote warfare among Western countries be explained? And what effect does this distance have on transparency and accountability? On the 1st of December, The Intimacies of Remote Warfare project leader Prof. Dr. Jolle Demmers will be tackling the big questions surrounding