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Niklas Karlén

senior lecturer at Department of Peace and Conflict Research

+4618-471 5738
Visiting address:
Gamla Torget 3, 1tr
753 20 Uppsala
Postal address:
Box 514
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Niklas Karlén is Assistant Professor at the Swedish Defence University and Lecturer at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University. His research focuses on various aspects of biased third-party interventions. He employs both quantitative and qualitative methods to explore research questions related to the decisions of outside states to provide and terminate material support to belligerents and how these decisions in turn influence conflict dynamics.

Keywords: external support us foreign policy international relations theory transnational linkages international dimensions of civil war security assistance biased third party interventions state sponsorship methods

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Main research areas: international dimensions of civil war; external support; partisan interventions; transnational linkages; proxy wars; international relations theory; US foreign policy.


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