C&SN Director Paul Carroll writes for Just Security on the need to address underlying flaws in the material support statutes that make terror designations a nightmare for civil society groups, using the Houthi designations in Yemen as a case study. Read the full article in Just Security. (March 18).
C&SN issued a press release on the eve of the 6th anniversary of the Saudi-led intervention in Yemen, highlighting ongoing humanitarian access issues and ways to address them. Read the full press release on our website. (March 24).
The International Crisis Group examines the potential impact of recent terror designations on humanitarian and peacebuilding efforts in the DRC and Mozambique. Read the article on their website. (March 18).
Stephanie Savell, co-director of the Costs of War project at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, explores the ways in which U.S. counterterrorism policies are enabling government abuse in Burkina Faso and problematizes the military-first approach to counterterrorism. Read the full article in InkStick. (March 12).
Liz Hume, Acting CEO at the Alliance for Peacebuilding, writes that “the GFA, while not perfect, provides an unprecedented opportunity for much-needed foreign assistance and diplomatic reform in selected pilot regions.” Read the full story in Just Security. (March 11).