Andrew Mumford is an Associate Professor in Politics and International Relations. His primary research area is analysis of the historical and contemporary political management of warfare – especially the British and American experience. His latest book, Counterinsurgency Wars and the Anglo-American Alliance was published in 2017 by Georgetown University Press, and assesses the so-called ‘special relationship’ through the lens of the most common form of post-1945 warfare. He has co-edited a further two books: International Law, Security and Ethics: Policy Challenges in the Post-9/11 World and The Theory and Practice of Irregular Warfare: Warrior-Scholarship in Counterinsurgency.
This perspective analyses potential SADC interventions and private military companies to combat Islamic State terrorism in Mozambique.
Since the end of 2016, Britain and the US have taken unprecedented steps to proscribe post-war radical right groups; National Action, Sonnenkrieg Division, and Feuerkrieg Division by the former, and the Russian Imperial Movement by the latter. While these groups are serial purveyors of online extremism and often celebrate terrorism in their fora, deeper similarities […]
July 22, 2021 marks the 10-year anniversary of Anders Behring Breivik’s lone actor attack on Oslo. The intervening decade has seen a wave of far-right violence targeting Western cities, many inspired by the Norwegian terrorist. The anniversary accordingly offers an important opportunity to revisit counter-terrorism lessons learned, and to assess whether they have been sufficiently […]