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SIPRI Yearbook 2014

SIPRI Yearbook 2014

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SIPRI Yearbook 2014

  • Dr Ian Anthony (United Kingdom) is Director of SIPRI, as well as Director of the SIPRI European Security Programme. He was previously Director of the SIPRI Arms Control and Non-proliferation Programme. His publications include Reforming Nuclear Export Controls: The Future of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, SIPRI Research Report no. 22 (2007, co-author), and The Future of Nuclear Weapons in NATO (Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, 2010, co-author). He has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 1988.

  • Xenia Avezov (Israel/USA) is a Researcher with the SIPRI Armed Conflict and Conflict Management Programme, where she works on issues related to peace operation and conflict management. Currently, her main project is The New Geopolitics of Peace Operations, which seeks to better understand the perspectives and motivations of emerging powers and troop contributing regions as regards the future of peace operations.

  • Ghassan Baliki (Lebanon) is a Research Associate with the Department of Development and Security at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin). He is currently pursuing his doctoral degree in economics at the Humboldt University, Berlin. His research interests include the analysis of media during violence, with a focus on the Middle East, as well as deprivation analysis and democratization. He contributed a background note on ‘Crime and victimization’ for the World Bank's World Development Report 2014 and is currently co managing a project on the collection of conflict event data in Syria with the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

  • Dr Sibylle Bauer (Germany) is Director of the SIPRI Dual-use and Arms Trade Control Programme. Before joining SIPRI in 2003, she was a Researcher with the Institute for European Studies (ULB), Brussels. Since 2005 she has designed and implemented capacity-building activities in Europe and South East Asia, with a focus on legal and enforcement issues related to the enhancement of transit, brokering and export controls. Her publications include ‘Arms trade control capacity building: lessons from dual-use trade controls’, SIPRI Insights on Peace and Security no. 2013/2 (Mar. 2013). She has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 2004.

  • Lucie Béraud-Sudreau (France) is a doctoral student at Université Panthéon-Assas. She was a Guest Researcher in 2013–14, working with the SIPRI Arms Transfers Programme. Her research looks at French and Swedish arms export policies. Her doctoral research is funded by the Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA) of the French Ministry of Defence.

  • Nenne Bodell (Sweden) is Senior Librarian at the Military Archives of Sweden. Until 2014 she was Director of the SIPRI Library and Documentation Department and of the SIPRI Arms Control and Disarmament Documentary Survey. She has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 2003

  • Mark Bromley (United Kingdom) is Co-Director of the SIPRI Dual-use and Arms Trade Control Programme, where his work focuses on national, regional and international efforts to regulate the international arms trade. Previously, he was a policy analyst for the British American Security Information Council (BASIC). His recent publications include China's Export of Small Arms and Light Weapons, SIPRI Policy Paper no. 38 (Oct. 2013, co-author), and ‘Arms Trade Treaty assistance: identifying a role for the European Union’, EU Non-proliferation Consortium Discussion Paper (Feb. 2014, co-author). He has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 2004.

  • Dr Peter Clevestig (Sweden) is a Senior Researcher with the Chemical and Biological Security Project of the SIPRI Arms Control and Non-proliferation Programme. He specializes in the safety and security of biological materials, biotechnology and related policies. He has authored several articles and book chapters on bioterrorism, security aspects of the life sciences and the threats posed by infectious diseases, as well as Handbook of Applied Biosecurity for Life Science Laboratories (2009). He has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 2008.

  • Vitaly Fedchenko (Russia) is a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI European Security Programme, with responsibility for nuclear security and energy security issues. Previously, he was a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI Arms Control and Non-proliferation Programme, and worked at the Center for Policy Studies in Russia and the Institute for Applied International Research in Moscow. He has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 2005.

  • Dr Neil Ferguson (Ireland/United Kingdom) is an economist specializing in the creation of policy-relevant academic research on topics of development and security. Prior to joining SIPRI in 2013, he worked at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW). His current research interests include the relationship between perceptions of security and economics in Western Europe, the effect of conflict exposure on economic behaviour in sub-Saharan Africa and on various aspects of drug-related violence in Mexico.

  • Dr Alexander Glaser (Germany) is an Assistant Professor at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University. He is a participant in the university's Program on Science and Global Security and works with the International Panel on Fissile Materials, which publishes the annual Global Fissile Material Report. He works on nuclear energy and security policy with a focus on nuclear non-proliferation and arms control. He is co-editor of Science & Global Security. He has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 2007.

  • Lina Grip (Sweden) is a Researcher with the SIPRI European Security Programme. She was previously a Researcher with the SIPRI Arms Control, Disarmament and Non-proliferation Programme. She is SIPRI's coordinator for the EU Non-proliferation Consortium and a doctoral candidate in political science. Her recent publications include The Humanitarian and Developmental Impact of Anti-Vehicle Mines (GICHD—SIPRI report, Sep. 2014). She has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 2012.

  • John Hart (United States) is a Senior Researcher and Head of the Chemical and Biological Security Project of the SIPRI Arms Control and Non-proliferation Programme. He is a doctoral candidate in military sciences at the Finnish National Defence University. His recent publications include The Future of the Chemical Weapons Convention: Policy and Planning Aspects, SIPRI Policy Paper no. 35 (Apr. 2013, co-author). He has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 1997.

  • Christopher Holland (Australia/United Kingdom) is an Australian qualified lawyer. In 2012 he was a Fellow in Residence at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice in New York, where he focused on issues relating to autonomous weapons and was a co-author of the report Living Under Drones: Death, Injury, and Trauma to Civilians from US Drone Practices in Pakistan (Stanford Law School/NYU School of Law, 2012). He has also worked as an Associate at Volterra Fietta in London and at Herbert Smith Freehills in Australia.

  • Dr Paul Holtom (United Kingdom) is Head of the Peace, Reconciliation and Security Team at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR) at Coventry University. Previously he was the Director of the SIPRI Arms Transfers Programme. His research focuses on the international arms trade, humanitarian arms controls and efforts to combat illicit and irresponsible arms transfers, in particular small arms and light weapons, multilateral sanctions and the role of rising powers in shaping norms in international peace and security. His most recent publications include ‘Arms Trade Treaty assistance: identifying a role for the European Union’, EU Non-proliferation Consortium Discussion Paper (Feb. 2014, co-author), and ‘Trade update: transfers, retransfers and the ATT’, Small Arms Survey 2014: Women and Guns (Cambridge University Press, 2014).

  • Daniel Hyslop (Australia) is a Research Manager at the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP). He is an applied researcher in development studies, in measuring trends in peace and conflict, violence and terrorism, and the economics of peace. He also manages IEP's external research partnerships with a variety of intergovernmental and non-profit organizations. He has worked in various multidisciplinary research and policy roles in political, university and government environments. He contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook in 2011.

  • Dr Patrik Johansson (Sweden) is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Political Science, Umeå University, and the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Otago. He previously served with the European Union Monitoring Mission in FYR Macedonia, in 2001–2002, and with the Temporary International Presence in Hebron, Palestinian territories, in 2003–2004. His doctoral dissertation, Peace by Repatriation: Concepts, Cases, and Conditions, was published in 2010.

  • Noel Kelly (Ireland) is a Researcher and Programme Coordinator for the SIPRI Arms and Military Expenditure Programme. He is responsible for maintaining several project databases common to this programme. He has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 2009, reporting on arms embargoes, the annual SIPRI military expenditure questionnaire findings and the findings of the United Nations reporting system on military expenditure.

  • Shannon N. Kile (United States) is a Senior Researcher and Head of the Nuclear Weapons Project of the SIPRI Arms Control and Non-proliferation Programme. His principal areas of research are nuclear arms control and non-proliferation, with a special interest in Iran and regional security issues. His publications include Europe and Iran: Perspectives on Non-proliferation, SIPRI Research Report no. 21 (2005, editor), and Verifying a Fissile Materials Cut-off Treaty: Technical and Organizational Considerations, SIPRI Policy Paper no. 33 (2012). He has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 1993.

  • Hans M. Kristensen (Denmark) is Director of the Nuclear Information Project at the Federation of American Scientists (FAS). He is a frequent consultant to the news media and institutes on nuclear weapon matters and is co-author of the ‘Nuclear notebook’ column in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. His recent publications include ‘Nuclear weapons modernizations: a threat to the NPT?’, Arms Control Today (May 2014), and Trimming Nuclear Excess: Options for Further Reductions of U.S. and Russian Nuclear Forces (FAS, 2012). He has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 2001.

  • Dr Jaïr van der Lijn (Netherlands) is a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI Armed Conflict and Conflict Management Programme, where he leads the research on peace operations and conflict management. He is also a Senior Research Associate at the Netherlands Institute of International Relations (Clingendael) and an Associate Fellow at the Radboud University. His research interests include the future of peace operations, evaluation and factors for success and failure of peace operations, and comprehensive approaches in missions. His most recent publications include ‘Peacekeepers at risk: the lethality of peace operations’, SIPRI Policy Brief (Feb. 2014), and ‘The future of peace operations’ (Clingendael, Jan. 2013).

  • Magnus Lundgren (Sweden) is a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Department of Political Science, Stockholm University, where his research focuses on conflict resolution by international organizations. He previously worked for the United Nations (in New York and Dhaka) and holds degrees from Uppsala University and Harvard University. His doctoral dissertation, International Organizations as Peacemakers: The Evolution and Effectiveness of Intergovernmental Instruments to End Civil War, was published in 2014.

  • Dr Neil Melvin (United Kingdom) is a Senior Researcher at SIPRI and former Director of the SIPRI Armed Conflict and Conflict Management Programme. Prior to joining SIPRI he held senior adviser positions in the Energy Charter Secretariat and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). He has worked at a variety of leading policy institutes in Europe and published widely on issues of conflict. His recent publications include ‘Don't oversell “overspill”: Afghanistan and emerging conflicts in Central Asia’, Central Asia Policy Brief no. 6 (Elliott School of International Affairs, Dec. 2012). He has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 2006.

  • Zia Mian (Pakistan/United Kingdom) is a physicist with Princeton University's Program on Science and Global Security, where he directs the Project on Peace and Security in South Asia. He is co-deputy chair of the International Panel on Fissile Materials and co-editor of Science & Global Security. His work focuses on nuclear weapons, arms control and disarmament, and nuclear energy issues in India and Pakistan. He contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook in 2003 and has since 2007.

  • Ivana Mićić (Belgium) is a Senior Associated Researcher with the SIPRI Dual-use and Arms Trade Control Programme where she worked as a Senior Researcher prior to joining the University of Liège (ULg). Since 2014 she has been a Senior Researcher with the European Studies Unit at the ULg's Department of Political Science. In addition to research on trade controls and non-proliferation issues, she has designed and implemented a range of capacity-building activities—at the regional and national levels—to strengthen dual-use and arms trade control systems in South Eastern Europe. Prior to joining SIPRI in 2007 she undertook research on security sector reform and on South East European border controls. She contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook in 2010 and 2011.

  • Dr Sam Perlo-Freeman (United Kingdom) is Head of the SIPRI Military Expenditure Project. Previously, he was a Senior Lecturer at the University of the West of England, working on defence and peace economics. His recent publications include ‘United Kingdom’ in Security Activities of External Actors in Africa (Oxford University Press, 2014), and ‘Military expenditure and the global culture of militarism’ in The Marketing of War in the Age of Neo-Militarism (Routledge, 2012). He has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 2003.

  • Phillip Patton Schell (Germany) is a Researcher with the SIPRI Arms Control and Non-proliferation Programme. His research focuses on security issues related to the arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, with a regional specialization on East Asia and South Asia. His recent publications include A New START Model for Transparency in Nuclear Disarmament (UNIDIR, 2013, co-author). He has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 2012.

  • Camilla Schippa (Italy/Sweden) is the Director of the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP). Prior to joining the IEP she worked at the United Nations for over a decade. Until 2008 she was chief of office of the UN Office for Partnerships, where she guided the creation of strategic alliances between the UN and corporations, foundations and philanthropists. She has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 2010.

  • Timo Smit (Netherlands/Sweden) is a Research Assistant at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. He was a research assistant at SIPRI in 2013–14, working with the Armed Conflict and Conflict Management Programme. He holds degrees from the University of Groningen and Uppsala University. His main research interests include international security, conflict management and ethnic conflict.

  • Carina Solmirano (Argentina) was a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI Military Expenditure and Arms Production Programme until April 2014, responsible for monitoring military expenditure in Latin America, the Middle East and South Asia. Her most recent publications include Transparency in Military Spending and Arms Acquisitions in Latin America and the Caribbean, SIPRI Policy Paper no. 31 (Jan. 2012, co-author), and ‘The UNASUR register in military expenditure: moving transparency forward’, Export Vooruzheny (July/Aug. 2013, in Russian). She has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 2010.

  • Isak Svensson (Sweden) is an Associate Professor at the Uppsala University Department of Peace and Conflict Research. He was previously Director of Research at the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Otago. His areas of expertise are international mediation in civil wars and the religious aspects of conflict-resolution processes. His most recent books are Ending Holy Wars: Religion and Conflict Resolution in Civil Wars (University of Queensland Press, 2012), and International Mediation Bias and Peacemaking: Taking Sides in Civil Wars (Routledge, forthcoming). He contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook in 2013.

  • Lotta Themnér (Sweden) is a Research Coordinator with the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) at the Uppsala University Department of Peace and Conflict Research. She has edited nine editions of the UCDP's States in Armed Conflict and has co-authored a number of articles and book chapters on armed conflicts. She has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 2005.

  • Professor Peter Wallensteen (Sweden) has been a Senior Professor of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University since 2012 and the Richard G. Starmann Sr Research Professor of Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame since 2006. He held the Dag Hammarskjöld Chair of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University in 1985–2012. He directs the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) and the Special Program on International Targeted Sanctions (SPITS). His recent publications include Regional Organizations and Peacemaking: Challengers to the UN? (Routledge, 2014, co-editor), and Understanding Conflict Resolution: War, Peace and the Global System (Sage, 3rd edn, 2012). He has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 1988.

  • Pieter D. Wezeman (Netherlands) is a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI Arms and Military Expenditure Programme. Prior to rejoining SIPRI in 2006 he was a Senior Analyst for the Dutch Ministry of Defence in the field of proliferation of conventional and nuclear weapon technology. His recent publications include Arms Flows to sub-Saharan Africa, SIPRI Policy Paper no. 30 (Dec. 2011, co-author). He has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 1995.

  • Siemon T. Wezeman (Netherlands) is a Senior Fellow with the SIPRI Arms and Military Expenditure Programme. His areas of research include the monitoring of arms transfers, with a particular focus on the Asia–Pacific region and North America, the use of weapons in conflicts, and transparency in arms transfers. His recent publications include Arms Flows to Sub-Saharan Africa, SIPRI Policy Paper no. 30 (Dec. 2011, co-author). He has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 1993.

  • Helen Wilandh (Sweden) is a Researcher with the SIPRI Mali Civil Society and Peacebuilding Project. She previously worked with the SIPRI Military Expenditure and Arms Production Programme and on the SIPRI Project on Security, Democratization and Good Governance in Africa. Her main research interest is African security and development issues.

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