The views expressed are the authors’ own.
David is a retired Chief Police Officer, now policy adviser, writer and broadcaster. He has wide experience of regulatory and disciplinary procedures in the public sector, manpower planning and strategic policy development.
Until his retirement in 2003, he served in the police service in every rank up to, and including, Deputy Assistant Commissioner in the Metropolitan Police Service. In May 2001, He was elected as a ‘Life Member’ of the Association of Chief Police Officers for England and Wales (ACPO), subsequently the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC).
– Senior Associate Fellow, United Kingdom Defence Academy, Shrivenham;
– Affiliate Fellow, Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), Washington DC;
– Senior Associate Fellow, Resilient Futures, London.
This paper attempts to identify insights and lessons from the initial phases of the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan in September and October 2020 over the disputed Nagorno Karabakh (NK) region of Western Azerbaijan.
Kenneth S. Brower
Military leaders have to ensure that “combat tactics, operational art and national strategy” take full advantage of the opportunities presented by technological progress. But it is all too easy to get it wrong, with potential catastrophic results. In this article Kenneth S Brower makes a strong case for rethinking our approach to procurement and to the technologies and tactics of power projection.
Dr. Saima Parveen & Dr. Syed Akhtar Ali Shah
This paper investigates the imminent challenges to Afghanistan’s peace and stability once the foreign forces leave. Unconditional withdrawal in itself jeopardises security, puts in doubt the maintenance of Afghanistan’s National Defence and Security Forces (ANDSF) and, particularly, imperils the political stability of Afghanistan, given that the Taliban and the Afghan government are not engaging in any meaningful negotiation.