Jesse Dillon Savage

Jesse Dillon Savage is an assistant professor in global politics in the Department of Political Science at Trinity College Dublin. His primary areas of research are in international relations and comparative politics, particularly international relations theory and international security. His work has been published or is forthcoming in the European Journal of International Relations and the Journal of Conflict Resolution.
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Europe is Training Military Forces in Weak States

A well-trained military is crucial to a functioning civil democracy, but it can be a liability too. Within hours of the death of Guinea’s president in 2008, four officers trained by the German military launched a coup d’état. Led by Captain Moussa Dadis Camara, who proudly wore the red beret and insignia of a German paratrooper, the plotters communicated discreetly in German.... Continue Reading

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