Category Archives: War and Conflict

Is Climate Change Driving a New South Pacific Security Architecture?

Cross-posted by the Center for Climate and Security Last week, an inaugural meeting of South Pacific defense ministers took place in Tonga–an initiative spearheaded by Australia. Present were Tonga, Papua New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand, France, Chile, and (as an observer), the United … Continue reading

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Operational Implications of the Emerging El Nino

For international security analysts, humanitarian operations planners, and humanitarian logisticians, the ability to identify emerging global hot spots is crucial. Over the coming months, areas such as Syria, the Crimea, Venezuela, Sudan, and the Central African Republic will no doubt … Continue reading

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5 Looming Food Security Disasters

Referenced by the Center for Climate and Security In a guest post for Devex, I offer the hypothesis to the international relief and development communitiy suggesting that emerging food security crises are a proxy for projecting looming humanitarian operations, projects, and … Continue reading

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