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“Pioneers” in transnational security: Police Liaison Officers

Over the last decade, many people have worried about the capacity of state-based security forces to respond effectively to “non-statist, transnational” terrorist threats.  In the current issue of Governance, Ersel Aydinli and Hasan Yön describe one way in which governments have responded: by relying on Police Liaison Officers for coordination between governments and with international organizations.  This is evidence of the “transnationalization of security,” Aydinli and Yön argue, “an attempt to support innovative strategies for the governance of new transnational challenges.”  Open access to the article.

Written by Governance

March 12, 2011 at 12:02 pm

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