Emerging Perspectives on Post-Conflict Police-Community Relations

By Dr. Ingrid Nyborg. The world is increasingly interconnected—insecurity in one country can both directly and indirectly affect the security of people, countries and regions that are far away. Therefore, when conflict erupts in one part of the world, the international community responds in various ways to mitigate its effects, both locally and internationally. Whether it be through the provision of police, military and/or civilian … Continue reading Emerging Perspectives on Post-Conflict Police-Community Relations

Somalia’s Security Challenges Complicate Transfer of Responsibility to Government

By Alice Hills In February, the African Union (AU) called for the gradual transfer of security responsibilities from the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to agencies of the federal government of Somalia. While there are positive aspects to this move, similar attempts have been made in the past with limited success. As part of the current call, AMISOM will hand over its responsibilities in part … Continue reading Somalia’s Security Challenges Complicate Transfer of Responsibility to Government