Below is an articles reading list culled from various sources that has helped inform our Transform Defence project understanding of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. No particular order of preference 1. Questions to be asking: LSE Prof Lloyd Gruber https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2022/03/04/russias-war-with-ukraine-asking-the-right-questions/ 2. Heartbreaking – why the disabled are shunned in the effort to escape the invasion … Continue reading Russian invasion of Ukraine – Articles digest
"What has global military spending and emissions got to do with development? Rather a lot." Read it here https://oxfamapps.org/fp2p/what-has-global-military-spending-and-emissions-got-to-do-with-development-rather-a-lot/ Listen to Duncan Green talk about this piece The full episode is available here. https://oxfamapps.org/fp2p/development-nutshell-round-up-24m-of-fp2p-posts-w-b-21st-and-28th-february/
Death wish As the Russian invasion of Ukraine gets ever deeper and the tanks roll on and the airstrikes hit civilian and other targets and EU arms flow into Ukraine from all over Europe and Germany commits 100bn Euros to a new armed forces fund, so the planet continues to heat up, the IPCC’s latest … Continue reading Russia/Ukraine War – How It Got to This Point and Was There Ever a Chance It Could Have Taken Another Course?
A Declassified Australia investigation has uncovered a casebook example of ‘state-capture’, with the development of deep connections between ASPI, and the world’s largest and most powerful military weapons manufacturers.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lI5itnxaUkA TRANSFORM DEFENCE: PRE-COP26 MEDIA & RESOURCES PACK In advance of COP26 (1-11 Nov), TPNS is releasing its Transform Defence media and resources pack. We aim to draw public, media and political attention to the absence of any official COP26 discussion on the role of military greenhouse gas emissions on climate change and therefore, the … Continue reading COP26 Global military emissions & net zero