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Annie Shiel

Annie Shiel is a research consultant for the Center for Civilians in Conflict. She spent three years at the U.S. Department of State, where she worked as a policy advisor in the Office of Security and Human Rights.

Protecting Civilians Still Matters in Great-Power Conflict

It’s easy to see why counterinsurgency campaigns tread carefully around local bystanders. It’s no less important in larger-scale war.


In Coalition Ops, Civilian Protections Are Only as Strong as the Weakest Link

New research suggests ways to help multinational groups reduce risks to civilians.