Podcast

WarPod podcast: Dorith Kool on the importance of legitimacy in military operations

August 5th 2020 - 11:10

HCSS strategic analyst Dorith Kool joined the Remote Warfare Programme team of the Oxford Research Group this week for their latest WarPod podcast, to discuss partner legitimacy in security force assistance and security sector reform.

Dorith Kool recently authored an HCSS report on Security Sector Reform: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.

Listen to the podcast here.

Dorith Kool is a Strategic Analyst at HCSS, where she contributes to projects commissioned by the Dutch Ministries of Defence and Foreign Affairs. Her primary focus is on fragile states and the role of the security sector in stabilising conflicts. Her work also includes research on the nexus between water, peace and security in Iraq. In her previous work she looked at the politicisation of peace settlements in Syria and the political dimensions of the humanitarian sector. Her main research interests include geopolitics and the security implications of climate change, hybrid warfare, security resilience and migration. She also has experience working as an Arabic translator.