Author: Jason Institute

By Gijs Weijenberg  October 2019 saw the rise of a large protest movement in Chile, often considered to be the most politically stable and economically developed country in South America. The protests started as a reaction among high school students to an increase in metro fares,...

On the 30th of January, the activity committee of the JASON Institute for Peace and Security Studies kicked-off the new year with a hot-topic event on Bellingcat and their investigative journalism based on fact-checking and open-source intelligence. We had the pleasure to invite two guest...

By Emanuel Skoog In December 2019 both Germany and Russia reacted angrily to sanctions imposed by U.S. President Trump, targeting firms involved in the building of Nord Stream 2, an undersea gas pipeline that will enable Russia to double its direct export capacity to Germany [1]. The gas pipeline follows the...

Historically, the Arctic has been a ‘low tension area’. The intergovernmental body that presides over the high north, the Arctic Council, only has the authority over certain ‘soft’ matters. These include, but are not limited to: the promotion of and cooperation with scientific research, search...

By Koen de Hek  Historically, women have played a relatively small role in armies compared to men, mainly because they were often barred from entering armies in the first place. Even during the Second World War, when many women entered the army because of a shortage...