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Kerry Boyd Anderson

Kerry Boyd Anderson is a writer and political risk consultant with more than 14 years experience as a professional analyst of international security issues and Middle East political and business risks. Her previous positions include deputy director for advisory with Oxford Analytica and managing editor of Arms Control Today.

Twitter: @KBAresearch

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How the Iraq war undermined the Responsibility to Protect doctrine

In an interview for Prospect Magazine’s June issue, Emily Thornberry, the British shadow foreign secretary, argued that “the doctrine of Responsibility to Protect” (R2P) is on life support, and that the aftermath of the 2011 military action in Libya badly damaged the concept of R2P. 

May 20, 2018

Devaluing expertise a dangerous move

In 2016, when most British economic and foreign policy experts highlighted the benefits of staying in the EU and the downsides to leaving in the run-up to the Brexit referendum, many leave supporters responded with comments such as “people in this country have had enough of experts.”
May 16, 2018