The Limits of Securitized Peace: The EU’s Sponsorship of Palestinian Authoritarianism

Since the Oslo Accords came into force in 1993, the European Union (EU) and its individual member-states have invested billions of Euros, with a view to establishing the basis for an independent and sovereign Palestinian state. As Israel’s colonization of … Continue reading The Limits of Securitized Peace: The EU’s Sponsorship of Palestinian Authoritarianism

Effective? Locally owned? Beyond the technocratic perspective on the European Union Police Mission for the Palestinian Territories

The European Union Police Mission for the Palestinian Territories (EUPOL COPPS) was established in 2006 to contribute to the establishment of effective policing in support of an independent and democratic Palestinian state. EUPOL COPPS is often commended for its contribution … Continue reading Effective? Locally owned? Beyond the technocratic perspective on the European Union Police Mission for the Palestinian Territories