Raquel Esther Jorge-Ricart

Fulbright Fellow in the United States and independent analyst. Masters in Security Policy (George Washington University, Washington D.C.), specializing in security and defense policy planning and project management, emerging technologies, and foreign policy. Before, Masters in International Relations and African Studies (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid). Sociologist and political scientist, for transformation and innovation. @RaquelJorgeR | Raquel Esther Jorge-Ricart - LinkedIn

Future risks: towards a common governance in light of uncertainty

In February 2002, the United States Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, when asked about the ack of evidence linking the Iraqi government with the supply of weapons of mass destruction to terrorist organizations, replied: “There are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns (…). [...]

Military outsourcing and the respect for International Humanitarian Law: the Montreux Document and ICoCA

Privatization of armed conflicts has spread over these two last decades and, with it, stakeholders involved. Armed forces’ externalization and military outsourcing in the aftermath of the so-called “overall fight against terrorism” led to a series of intergovernmental meetings which, with the support of a network of experts on [...]

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