Contested Space, Illicit Flows, and Order in the Contemporary World
Principal Investigator: Annette Idler, University of Oxford
Co-principal Investigator: Neil Johnson, George Washington University and Eduardo Lopez, George Mason University
Years of award: 2022-2025
Managing service agency: Air Force Office of Scientific Research
This project seeks to understand how, and under what conditions, governance arrangements among violent non-state actors and state actors in contested cross-border spaces emerge, shift, and eventually catalyze global security threats via global illicit supply chain networks.