Daniel Odin Shaw

Daniel Odin Shaw is a Scotland-based scholar working on post-conflict peacebuilding dynamics. He also focuses on political violence, non-state actors, security governance, gender and territorial politics.

What’s at Stake in the UK’s Upcoming Elections?

The UK’s upcoming  local and devolved elections on May 6th will be the most consequential in decades, despite not involving any change to the...

Don’t Say Bolsonaro is Just Like Trump. He is Much, Much Worse.

The recent inauguration of Jair Bolsonaro as Brazil’s president had sharpened attention on the trend towards right-wing populism in Latin America, drawing parallels to...

Brexit, Independence and Leadership: The Moral Poverty of “Global Britain”

The cruellest paradox arising from Britain’s decision to leave the European Union is that its formal independence from the voluntary group of democracies will...

In Hungary’s Brewing Conflict with the EU, Orbán Holds All the Cards

The sweeping victory of Viktor Orbán’s increasingly nativist and authoritarian Fidesz in the recent Hungarian elections has sparked both international outcry and a renewed...

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