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Conflict, security and political violence

Expert comment on European and global politics.

Dr Martin Coward

Dr Martin Coward

Martin has expertise in relation to terrorism, genocide, and war. In particular, he has expertise on terrorism and conflict in cities. He has commented for BBC, Sky News, The Conversation and Policy@Manchester.

Prof James Pattison

Dr James Pattison

James has expertise in relation to war and conflict, writing widely on humanitarian intervention, private military and security companies, the responsibility to protect, and the ethics of war. His first book, Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect: Who Should Intervene?, was published by Oxford University Press in 2010. He has spoken widely to the media on the ongoing crisis in Syria and is currently working on a project that examines the case for economic sanctions, diplomatic coercion, and other non-military options.

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