Muggah, R. (2024) The most violent cities in the world are not where you think, Americas Quarterly, June, forthcoming


    Muggah, R. (2024) In a geopolitical turbulent era, Taiwan can teach the west about regulating superconductors, Foreign Policy, June, forthcoming


    Muggah, R. (2024) Brasil e a crise climática: mobilidade e desafios emergentes, Estadao, June, forthcoming


    Muggah, R. (2024) Transnational organized crime is metastasizing, but is the world watching? Foreign Policy, June, forthcoming


    Muggah, R. (2024) Governments are ramping up efforts to fight environmental crime, but are they working? Mongabay, May 27,


    Muggah, R. (2024) What will help Brazil recover from deadly flooding, Latin American Adviser, May,


    Muggah, R. and Glenny, M. (2024) The transition from a US-led global order will be rocky, Globe and Mail, May 17,


    Muggah, R. (2024) Why geopolitics matter more than ever in a volatile world, Agenda, May 10,


    Muggah, R. (2024) O Sul Global na regulação de IA, Valor, May,


    Muggah, R. (2024) Now empowered, Noboa can still avoid authoritarian drift, Americas Quarterly, April 25,


    Muggah, R. (2024) The Caribbean’s metastasizing gang threat needs coordinated responses, Small Wars Journal, April,


    Muggah, R. (2024) Despite record-low murder rates, Brazilians feel less safe, Americas Quarterly, April 15,


    Muggah, R. (2024) When it comes to responsible and safe AI, a global divide is emerging, Global Observatory, April 11,


    Muggah, R (2024) How Latin America-Caribbean region is tackling climate mobility, Devez, 21 March,


    Muggah, R. (2024) The war in Ukraine is triggering a re-evaluation of global systemic risk, Iluminem, March 5,


    Muggah, R. (2024) To reverse deforestation and protect biodiversity, build a bioeconomy in the Amazon, Mongabay, 23 February,


    Muggah, R. (2024) Haiti’s elites should be held accountable for backing gangs, Globe and Mail, 21 February,

    Muggah, R., Schor, T. and I. Szabo (2023) Earth needs an Amazon bioeconomy, Project Syndicate, November 14,

    Muggah, R. (and Ratti, C) (2023) Pushback against the 15 minute city, Boston Globe, 6 March,


    Muggah, R. (and Seiler, G. and LaForge, G.) (2023) AI and the Global South, Project Syndicate, 2 March,


    Muggah, R. (2023) Haiti is on the brink of state failure, Foreign Policy, 17 February,


    Muggah, R. (2023) To stop Amazon Plunder, Brazil must change hearts and minds, Washington Post, 7 February,


    Muggah, R. (2023) Disinformation and consequences, Reuters, 2 February,


    Muggah, R (2023) How Brazil hopes to lead the fight against disinformation, OpenDemocracy, 30 January,



    Muggah, R. (2023) Why we need global rules to fight cybercrime, Agenda, World Economic Forum, 2 January,


    Muggah, R. (and Aguirre, K.) 2022. “In the Americas, homicide is the other killer epidemic”, Foreign Policy, 20 May,


    ___. (and Margolis, M.) 2022. “Brazil is gaslighting its way to a climate misinformation catastrophe”, Washington Post, 9 May, (and in Spanish at


    ___. 2022. “Bolsonaro is already undermining Brazil’s upcoming election”, Foreign Policy, 4 May,


    ___.  (and Brasil, L, Margolis, M) 2022 “The climate crisis and displacement in Venezuela”, HPN, 28 April,


    ___. (and Dryganov, V.) 2022. “Russia’s resource grab in Ukraine”, Foregin Policy, April 28,


    ___. (and Margolis, M.) 2022. “An ecosystem of organized crime threatens the Amazon, and global climate action”, Reuters, 25 April,


    ___.  2022. “As the Horn of Africa heats up, the risks of insecurity are rising”, Mongabay, 28 March,


    ___. (and Rohozinski, R.) 2022. “Five possible scenarios in the Ukriane-Russia war”, iPolitics, 7 March,


    ___. 2022. “The war against Ukraine has reached outer space”, iPolitics, 17 March,


    ___. (and Glenny, M.) 2022 “War-gaming the course of the Ukraine crisis”, Sunday Times, 23 March, (and Rohozinski, R.) 2022 “The war against Ukraine has reached outer space”, iPolitics, 17 March,


    ___. (and Rohozinski, R.) 2022 “Five possible scenarios in the Ukraine-Russia War”, iPolitics, 7 March,


    ___. 2022. “Hacia donde podria ir la guerra de Rusia contra Ucrania’, OpenDemocracy, 4 March,


    ___. (2022) “Brazil’s gold rush is fueling corruption, violent crime and deforestation”, Mongabay, 14 January,


    ___. (and Ratti, C.) 2022 “Cities and the Climate Data Gap”, Project Syndicate, 13 January, (republished 20 times)


    ___. 2022 “Yemen’s Parallel War in Cyberspace”, Foreign Policy, 6 January,

    Muggah, R. 2021 “How the Data Revolution Will Help the World Fight Climate Change”, Foreign Policy, October,


    ___. (2021) “Islamic State-Khorasan’s Reach Extends Far Beyond Afghanistan”, Foreign Policy, 9 September.


    ___. 2021 “Digital Privacy Comes at a Price”, Agenda, 8 September,


    ___. and Magnolis, M. 2021 “A Hotter World Will Be a More Violent World”, Reuters, 21 August,


    ___. and Fernandes, B. 2021 “Polícia e sociedade têm muito a ganhar com uso de câmeras em uniforme”, Folha de Sao Paulo, 8 August,


    ___. 2021 COVID: The World in Maps, BBC, 28 July,


    ___. and Goldin, I. 2021 Terra Incognita: Ian Goldin y Robert Muggah nos presentan los mapas para sobrevivir el s.21, Efeito Naim, 19 July,


    ___. and Aguirre, K., Laforge, G. and Slaughter, A. 2021 “Three Years Is Too Long to Wait for a Global Vaccine Rollout”, Foreign Policy, June 21,

    ___. 2021 “Smart Cities are Surveilled Cities”, Foreign Policy, 17 April,


    ___. (Sekula, J.) (2021) “Rising seas and Rio de Janeiro”, Foreign Policy, 23 March.


    ___. (and Dudley, S.) (2021) “COVID-19 is reconfiguring organized crime in Latin America and the Caribbean”, Small Wars Journal, March 3,


    ___. (2021) “Com as eleições no horizonte, o Brasil pode finalmente enfrentar suas injustiças?” Democracia Abierta, 24 February,


    ____. (with Augusto, P.) (2021) “Conspirações digitais dificultam controle da pandemia no Brasil”, Folha de Sao Paulo, 23 February,


    ___. (2021) “In West Africa, Climate Change Equals Conflict”, Foreign Policy, Foreign Policy, 18 February,


    ___. (2021) “With an Election Looming, Will Brazil Finally Confront its Injustices”, OpenDemocracy, 17 February,


    ___. (2021) “Four Ways to Build Resilience to Digital Risks in the COVID-19 Era”, Agenda, 17 February,


    ___. (2021) “In Brazil, QAnon has a Distinctly Bolsonaro Flavor”, Foreign Policy, 10 February,


    ___. (2021) “Ataque Hacker Que Antigiu Microsoft e Sector Militar dos EUA Destroi Ilusao de Seguranca na Rede”, Folha de Sao Paulo, 31 January ,


    ___. (2021) “An Opportunity to Rethink City Systems”, Expert Voices 2021: What Will Be the New Normal?, January 21,


    ___. (2021) Bolsonaro is Following the Anti-Democratic Playbook”, Foreign Policy, 14 January, Foreign Policy,


    ___. (2021) Project Syndicate Commentators Predictions for 2021, Project Syndicate, January,


    ___. (2021) “Why the Latest Cyberattack was Different”, Foreign Policy, 12 January,

    Muggah, R. (2020) “Drug Cartels are All Over Instagram, Facebook and TikTok”, Foreign Policy, 15 December,


    ___. (Goldin, I.) (2020) “Why the World Needs Better – Not Less – Globalization”, World Economy Forum, 4 December,


    ___. (2020) “Did COVID-19 Kill Our Cities”, World vs Virus Podcast, 12 November,


    ___. (Bekbolotov, K. and Rohozinski, R.) (2020) “Jihadist Networks Dig In on Social Media Across Central Asia”, Foreign Policy, 11 November,


    ___. (2020) “The Radicalization of Bangladeshi Cyberspace”, Foreignn Policy, 27 November,


    ___. (and Augusto, P.) (2020) Brazil’s LGBTQ Community Faces Surging Violence, But They’re Fighting Back”, OpenDemocracy, (and in Spanish/Portuguese)


    ___.  (Augusto, P. and Hurel, L.) “Digital Misinformation Not Only Threatens Brazil’s Municipal Elections, It Undermines Democracy”, OpenDemocracy, 23 November, in Spanish/Portuguese)


    ___. (Augusto, P. and Hurel, L.) (2020) “Misinformation is Threatening Brazil’s Elections, Too”, Americas Quarterly, November 12,


    ___ (2020) “Did COVID Kill Our Cities?”, World Vs Virus, World Economic Forum, 12 Nov,


    ___. (with Bekbolotov, K. and Rohozinski, R.) (2020) “Jihadist Networks Dig In on Social Media Across Central Asia”, Foreign Policy, November 11,


    ___. (2020) “The Maps that Show Life is Slowly Getting Better”, Guardian, 17 October,


    ___. (2020) “COVID-19 is Increasing Multiple Kinds of Inequality. Here’s What We Can Do About It”, Agenda, 9 October,


    ___. (2020) “COVID-19 Could Reset Cities for the Better”, IFHP, October,

    ___. (2020) Como As Cidades Inteligents Devem se Preparar Para Enfrentar os Ataques dos Banditos Ciberneticos, Epoca Negocios, October,


    ___. (Szabo, I. and Giovanna, K.) “ONU: 75 Anos e o Desejo de Uma Cooperacao Global Mas Inclusiva”, Nexo, 26 September,


    ___. (2020). “Como cidades inteligentes devem se preparar para enfrentar os ataques dos bandidos cibernéticos”, Época Negócios, 29 September, 


    ___. (2020). “ONU 75 anos e o desejo de uma cooperação global mais inclusiva”, Nexo Jornal, 26 September,


    ____. (2020)”South Korea’s success in containing the coronavirus highlights importance of digital resilience”, South China Morning Post, 27 September,


    ____ (2020). “The dark side of digitalization – and how to fix it”, World Economic Forum, 23 September,


    ____ (2020). “MIGRATIONS AND POLARIZATION IN LATIN AMERICA”, Strong Cities Network, 27 September,


    ____. (2020). “The world’s largest conversation is calling for more global cooperation, not less”, The Hill, 23 September,


    ____. (2020). “Our common survival requires global cooperation”, Thrive Global, 21 September,  


    ____. (2020). “Brazil’s Bolsonaro attacks enemies real and imagined at the UN General Assembly)”, Open Democracy, 22 September,


    ____. (2020). “Bolsonaro ataca inimigos reais e imaginários na Assembleia Geral da ONU”, Open Democracy, 24 September,


    ____. (2020).  “Bolsonaro ataca a enemigos reales e imaginarios en la Asamblea General de la ONU”, Open Democracy, 23 September,


    ____. (2020)”Mapping The Past & Present To Anticipate A Better Future: Authors Of ‘Terra Incognita’” – StratNews Global, 16 September,


    ____. (2020). “Did the Coronavirus lockdown stop climate change? | Footnotes”, Penguin Books UK, 2 September,


    ____. (2020). “Reconfigurer nos villes post-covid”, Les Echos, 2 September,


    ____. (2020). “EXCLUSIVE: IS INTERNET FREEDOM IN DANGER?”, International Security Journal, September,


    ____. (and Goldin, I.) (2020) The COVID-19 City, Project Syndicate, 31 August,


    ___. (et al) (2020) Com criptomoedas e drones, crime ambiental na Amazônia se conecta a cadeias globais, Folha de Sao Paulo, 2 September,


    ___. (2020) Reducing deforestation in the Amazon means taking environment crime seriously, The Agenda, 2 September,


    ___. (2020) Did the Coronavirus lockdown stop climate change? Penguin/Random House Footnotes, September 2,


    ___. (2020) Reconfigurer nos villes post-covid, Les Echos, Septmeber 2,


    ___. (2020) Lockdowns have been amazing for the environment  but they won’t heal the planet, Foreign Policy, 21 August,


    ___.(2020) “The pandemic won’t heal the planet. Only radical action by humans will.”, Thrive, 24 August,


    ___. (2020) “The pandemic won’t heal the planet. Only radical action by humans will.”, Thrive, 24 August,


    ___. (2020) “Lockdowns Have Been Amazing for the Environment, but COVID-19 Won’t Heal the Planet”, Foreign Policy, August 21,


    ___. (2020) “Why Maps Matter in Tracking COVID-19”, Agenda, August 19,


    ___. (with Rohozinski, R.) (2020) “Trump’s TikTok and WeChat Bans Could Shatter the Global Internet”, Foreign Policy, 14 August,


    ___. (with Rohozinski, R.)  (2020) “What’s At Stake in the US-China Rivalry? The Internet”, Globe and Mail, 14 August,


    ___. (2020) “How Maps Can Guide Us to a Healthier and More Sustainable Future”, Thrive, 3 August,


    ___. (2020) “An Interview with Robert Muggah”, Project Syndicate, 28 July,


    ___. (2020) ” To Downsize These Bloated, Too Powerful, Police Force, Here’s How to Do It”, Foreign Policy, 17 July,


    ___. (with Lago, M.) (2020) “Brazil Feels the Consequences of Pandemic Populism”, Open Democracy, 3 July, (and in Portuguese and Spanish)


    ___.  (2020) “Re-imagining Cities in the COVID-19 Era”, OECD Bulletin, 1 July.


    ___. (2020) “The Pandemic is Disrupting Organized Crime, But Not Necessarily for the Better”, The Dialogue, June 29,


    ___. (and Abt, T.) (2020) “Calls for Police Reform Are Getting Louder—Here Is How to Do It”, Foreign Policy, 20 June,


    ___. (Torres, L.) (2020) “Social Unrest Could Undo America”, Medium, June 3,


    ___. (Szabo, I.) (2020) “Bolsonaro’s End Game”, OpenDemocracy, 2 June,


    ___. (Florida, R.) (2020) “COVID-19 will hit the developing world’s cities hardest. Here’s why”, Agenda, 27 May,


    ___. (2020) “In the COVID-19 era, cities must build back better”, Spectator, 20 May,


    ___. (2020) “How the Coronavirus will permanently affect governance”, Foreign Policy special edition, 16 May,


    ___. (2020) “Megacity slums are incubators of disease – but coronavirus response isn’t helping the billion people who live in them “, The Conversation, 14 May,


    ___. (and Lago, M.) (2020) “This is how cities in the Global South can fight COVID-19 most effectively”, Agenda, 12 May,


    ___. (2020) ” No sul global, cidades formam última linha de defesa contra Covid-19″, Folha de Sao Paulo, 10 May,


    ___. (2020) ” The Pandemic Has Triggered Dramatic Shifts in the Global Criminal Underworld “, Foreign Policy, May,


    ___. (2020) “How Life Will Look In Our Cites”, Foreign Policy, 1 May,


    ___. (and Pinker, S.) (2020) “Redução global da violência pode ganhar impulso depois da pandemia”, Folha de Sao Paulo, 23 April,


    ___. (2020) Keynote presentation on cities and cyber security, CYBERSEC Summit,


    ___. (2020)  “A Critical Review of Displacement Regimes”, Hampson, et al Eds. Routledge Handbook of Peace, Security and Development. Oxford: Routledge.


    ___. (2020) “Urban Governance in a Time of COVID-19”, WEF Risk Report, May,


    ___. 2020. “Latin America’s Coming Techlash”, Project Syndicate, April,


    ___. (and Milante, G.) 2020. “The World Bank needs to make fragility a central priority in the COVID-19 era”, DEVEX, 28 April.


    ___. (and Zanuso, V.) 2020. “Why migrants and mayors are the unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic”, Agenda, 24 April,


    ___. (and Steven, D. and Tores, L.) 2020. “We urgently need major cooperation on security in the COVID era”, Agenda, 23 April,


    ___. (and Ermacora, T.) 2020. “Redesigning the COVID city”, NPR, 20 April,


    ___. (with Katz, R.) 2020. “How Cities Around the World Are Handling COVID-19”, The Agenda, 17 April,


    ___.  (and Pinker, S.) 2020. “We Can Make the Post-Coronavirus World a Much Less Violent Place”, Foreign Policy, April 14,


    ___.  (and Goldin, I.) 2020. “How the World Will Look After the Coronovirus”, Independent, 8 April,


    ___. (and Goldin, I.) 2020. “Après le coronavirus, le monde ne sera plus jamais le même”, The Conversation, 2 April,


    ___. 2020. “Coronavirus and the City”, New Humanitairan, 1 April,


    ___. (and Goldin, I.) 2020. “The World Before and After the Coronavirus Cannot Be the Same”, The Conversation, 1 April,


    ___. (2020) “Beyond TechLash in Latin America”, Project Syndicate, 1 April (forthcoming)


    ___. (and Goldin, I.) 2020. “Viral Inequality”, 27 March,


    ___. and Goldin, I. (2020) “The World Before Coronavirus and After Coronavirus Cannot be the same”, The Conversation, March 27,


    ___. (2020) “Pandemia de coronavirus demanda reposta global contudente”, Folha de Sao Paulo, 24 March,


    ___. 2020. “The COVID-19 Wake-Up Call”, 18 March,


    ___. and Katz, R. (2020) “How cities around the world are handling COVID-19 – and why we need to measure their preparedness“, Agenda, March 17,


    ___. (and Goldin, I.) (2020) “The Inequality Time-Bomb”, Project Syndicate, 15 March (forthcoming)


    ___. 2020. “Are Pandemics Increasing and What Do They Cost”, Singularity University, 10 March,


    ___. (2020) “Pandemics are the World’s Silent Killers”, DEVEX, 8 March 2019,


    __. Wahba, S. (2020) “How Reducing Inequality Will Make Our Cities Safer”, 2 March,


    ___. 2020. Designing Digital Safety Into the Smart City, 1 March,


    ___. (and Pereira, P.) (2020) “Brazil’s Risky Bet on Tech to Fight Crime”, Americas Quarterly, February 11,


    ___. (2020) “Look to cities, not countries, to solve our biggest challenges”, Agenda, 23 January,


    ___. (2020) “Addressing the twin challenges of inequality and violence”, Penn IUR,  28 January,


    ___. (2020) “Cyberwar is coming to a city near you”, Globe and Mail, 15 January,

    Muggah, R. and Pereira Francisco, P. (2019) “Brazil’s Data Protection Paradox”, Council on Foreign Relations, 5 December,


    ___. (and Franciotti, J.) (2019) “New Data Points to Staggering Violence in the Amazon”, Americas Quarterly, 5 December,


    ___. (and Baily, L.) (2019) “Tell Us Where it Hurts: Collective Action to Fight Violence”, World Bank Blogs, 22 November,


    ___. (2019) “Why the Future of Cities is Cellular”, Agenda, 8 November, republished in Apolitical).


    ___. (2019) “Nos Podemos Reduzir Violencia Pela Metade Ate 2030”, Le Monde Diplomatique, 6 November,


    ___. (Goodman, M). (2019) Cyber Crime Hits the City”, Agenda, September 30,


    ___. (2019) “The Environmental Crime Behind the Climate Crisis”, Financial Times (documentary), September,


    ___. (with Abdenur, A.) (2019) “Amazonia e Soberania Nacional”, Le Monde Diplomatique, 22 September,


    ___. (2019) “What Explains Brazil’s Homicide Decline”, OpeDemocracy, 17 April, (and in Spanish at


    ___. (2019) “O Que Explica a Reducao de Homicidios no Brasil?”, El Pais, 13 September,


    ___. (2019) “Cities Could be the Our Best Bet in the Fight Against Climate Change”, Agenda, 12 September,


    ___. (2019) “E Preciso Salvar Amazonia Antes Que Se Atinja Ponto Irreversivel, Dizem Autores”, Folha de Sao Paulo, 3 September,


    ___. (2019) “The Amazon is Reaching a Dangerous Tipping Point”, Agenda, 23 August,


    ___. (2019) “It Isn’t Too Late to Save the Brazilian Rainforest”, Foreign Policy, 19 August,


    ___ (2019) “ Cooperacao e Essencial Para Sobrevivir a Futuro Distopico”, Folha de Sao Paulo, 3 August,


    ___. (2019) “Why is Prison Violence So Bad in Brazil?”, Americas Quarterly, 2 August,


    ___. (2019) “How Brazil’s Prisons Became War Zones”, Brazil Report, 31 July,


    ___. (2019) “Violent Crime Has Undermined Democracy in Latin America”, Financial Times, 9 July,


    ___. (2019) “Good Enough” Global Cooperation is Key to Our Survival, Agenda, 17 July,


    ___. “How China’s Sponge Cities Are Preparing For Sea-Level Rise”, Agenda, 28 June,


    ___. (2019) “Brazil’s Prison Massacres Send a Dire Message”, NPR, 27 May,


    __. (2019) “Brazil’s Murder Rate Finally Fell: And By A Lot”, Foreign Policy, 22 April,


    ___. (with Chainey, S.) (2019) “Reducing Homicide in Brazil: Insights into What Works”, Americas Quarterly, 15 April,


    ___. (2019) “Innovative Urban Financing Can Make our Cities Stronger”, Agenda, 29 March,


    ___, R. and Kleinfeld, R. (2019) “The State of War”, Foreign Policy, March 18,


    ___. (with Szabo, I. and Abdenur, A.) (2019) “Crime Organizado na Amazonia Ameaca Sobrevivencia Colectiva”, Folha de Sao Paulo Ilustrissmia, 17 March,


    ___. (with Szabo, I. and Abdenur, A.) (2019) “Fighting Climate Change Means Fighting Organized Crime”, Project Syndicate, March 12,


    ___. (with Kolbe, A.) (2019) Protestos no Haiti, Corrupcao e o Futuro da Democracia”, Folha de Sao Paulo, 10 March,


    ___. (2019) “Pandemics are the World´s Silent Killers. We Need New Ways to Contain Them”, Devex, 8 March,


    ___. (with McArthur, J.) (2019) “In an Era of Global Uncertainty, the SDGs Can Be Our Guide”, Agenda, 8 March,


    ___. (2019) “Brazil and Venezuela Clash Over Migrants, Humanitarian Aid and Closed Borders”, The Conversation, 7 March,


    ___. (with Abdenur, A.) (2019) “As Guaidó Returns to Venezuela, Priorities are De-escalation and Elections”, Global Observatory, 6 March,


    ___. (with Kolbe, A.) “Haiti´s Troubles Must Not be Forgotten”, NPR, 4 March,


    ___. (with Klobe, A.) “What it Will Take for Haiti to be a Real, True Democracy”, Globe and Mail, 1 March,


    ___. (with Veshi, A.) (2019) “Religious Violence is on the Rise. What Can Faith-Based Communities Do About It”, Agenda, 25 February,


    ___. (2019) “With Most Homicides in the World, Moves to Loosen Gun Laws”, Global Observatory, 20 February,


    ___. (2019) “Sobrevivendo a Era de Incerteza”, Folha de Sao Paulo, 6 Feburary,


    ___. (2019) Relaxing Brazil´s Gun Laws Could Make a Murderous Country Even Deadlier”, NPR, 10 January,


    ___ (and Cabrera, J.) (2019) “The Sahel is Engulfed by Violence. Climate Change, Food Insecurity and Extremists are Largely to Blame”, Agenda, World Economic Forum, 23 January,


    ___ (2019) The World´s Coastal Cities are Going Under. Here´s How Some Are Fighting Back”, Agenda, World Economic Forum, 17 January,


    ___ (2019) “Relaxing Brazil´s Gun Laws Could Make A Murderous Country Even More Violent”, NPR, 10 January,


    ___ (and Goldin, I.) (2019) “How to Survive and Thrive in Uncertainty”, Agenda, World Economic Forum, 7 January, and,,


    ___ (and Raleigh, C.) (2019) “Violent Disorder is on the Rise. Is Violent Extremism to Blame?”, Agenda, World Economic Forum, 4 January, and,


    ___ (and Goldin, I.) (2019) “A Year to Act”, Project Syndicate, 4 January,,

    Muggah, R. (2018) “Europe Faces a Welcoming Crisis When it Comes to Refugees and Migrants”, Open Democracy, 23 December,


    ___. (2018) “Is Kabila Using Ethnic Violence to Stay in Power?”, Foreign Policy, November 23,


    ___. (and Foster, S.) It´s Time for Cities to Flex their Soft Power”, Chicago Council, 26 November,


    ___. (and Abrahams, R.) (2018) “How Cities, Not States, Can Solve the World´s Biggest Problems”, Agenda, 31 October,


    ___. (2018) “Brazil´s Foreign Policy Lurches Rightward” Global Observatory, October 30,


    ___. (and Hill, K., Aggarwal, R.) (2018) “Smart City Experts Should be Looking to Emerging Markets.”, Agenda, 9 October,


    ___. (2018) “Can Brazil´s Democracy be Saved?”, New York Times, 8 October,


    ___. (2018) “Brazilian Democracy on the Bring”, Project Syndicate, 5 October,


    ___. (2018) “Venezuelan Refugees Flood Latin American Cities”, Conversation, 2 October, and


    ___. (2018) “Cities Need to Welcome – Not Resist – Refugees”, Atlantic – CityLab, 2 October,


    ___. (and Sullivan, J.) (2018) “The Coming Crime Wars”, Foreign Policy, 21 September,


    ___. (2018) “Why Cities Rule the World”, CITI IO, 19 September,


    ___. (with Szabo, I.) (2018) “Uma agenda para um Brasil mais seguro”, Exame CEO, September.


    ___.  “Maps Reveal Hidden Truths of the World´s Cities”, BBC Video, 24 June,


    ___. (and Hill, K.) (2018) “African Cities Will Double in Population By 2050. Here are 4 Ways to Make Sure They Survive”, Agenda of the World Economic Forum”, 23 June,


    ___. (2018)  “How Smart Tech Can Help Cities Fight Crime and Terrorism”, Agenda of the World Economic Forum, 13 June,


    ___. (2018) “Brazil Spends Billions on Public Security. Why Is Violence Getting Worse?”, Americas Quarterly, June 12,


    ___. (Khana, P.) (2018) “These 10 Asian Cities are the Most Prepared for the Future”, Agenda, 5 September,


    ___. (2018) “Mali is Slipping Back Into Chaos”, Globe and Mail, 28 August,


    ___. (2018) “The UN Can´t Bring Peace to the Central African Republic”, Foreign Policy, 16 August,–vokU


    ___. (and Pinker, S.) “La démocractie liberale se porte três bien, merci”, Le Monde, 30 July,


    ___. (with Florida, R.) (2018) “How Toronto Can Curb Gun Violence”, Globe and Mail, July 27,


    ___. (2018) “A derrocada violenta da Nicaragua”, O Globo, 25 July,


    ___. “Nicaragua Was One of Latin America´s Least Violent Countries”, Los Angeles Times, July 19,


    ___. (2018) “O Mundo esta Ficando Mais Fragile: Cinco Passos Para Inverter Este Rumo”, Epoca, 17 July,


    ___. (2018) “Large Parts of the World Are Growing More Fragile. Here are 5 Steps to Reverse Course”, Agenda, 17 July,


    ___. (2018) 6 Ways to Ensure AI and New Tech Works For – Not Against – Humanity”, Agenda, 5 July,


    ___. (2018) “African Cities will Double in Population By 2050. Here are 4 Ways to Make Sure They Thrive”, Agenda, 27 June,


    ___. (and Szabo, I.) (2018) “Mendindo os custos econômicos da criminalidade no Brasil”, O Globo, 13 June,


    ___. (2018) “Latin America´s Cities Are About to Take Off. But Their Infrastructure is Failing Them”, Agenda, 7 June, (in Spanish at


    ___. (Abdenur, A.) (2018) “Conflict Prevention is Back in Vogue, and Not A Minute Too Soon”, Hill Times, 6 June,


    ___. (de Boer, J.) (2018) “Conflict Prevention is the Surest Path to Peace”, iPolitics, 5 June,


    ___. (Abdenur, A.) (2018) “Conflict Prevention is Back in Vogue.”, OpenCanada, 4 June,


    ___. (2018) “The Tricky Business of Counting the Costs of Armed Conflict in Cities”, Small Wars Journal, May,


    ___. (2018) “Brazil Needs a Twenty First Century Data Protection Plan”, Net Politics – Council on Foreign Relations, 31 May,


    ___. (Hurel, L.) (2018) “Rumo à consolidação da proteção de dados pessoais no Brasil”, El Pais, 31 May,


    ___. (2018) “A ordem liberal está desmoronando?”, Estadao. 30 May,,a-ordem-liberal-esta-desmoronando,70002331947


    ___. (Hurel, L.) (2018) “How Brazil Could Become a Leader on Data Protection in the Region”, Americas Quarterly, 30 May,


    ___. (and Pellegrino, A., Tinoco, D., Avelar, R.) (2018) “Rio de Janeiro´s Militia Are On the Rise (Again)”, OpenDemocracy, 22 May, (and in Spanish at


    ___. (Pinker, S.) (2018) “Steven Pinker escreve sobre vantagens do sistema politico ocidental”, Folha de Sao Paulo, 21 April,


    ___. (Collings, D.) (2018) “Digital Safety in the World´s Most Dangerous War Zone”, iPolitics, 26 April,


    ___. (Foly, M.. and Abdenur, A.) (2018) “A Xenophobia na Fronteira”, Le Monde Diplomatique, 12 April,


    ___. (2018) “Brazil is at a Cross-Roads. These Are the Paths it Could Take. Agenda of the World Economic Forum, 11 April,


    ___. (Thompson, N.) (2018) “Brazil´s Critical Infrastructures Faces Risk of Cyber Attack”, Net Politics Council on Foreign Relations, 10 April,


    ___. (2018) “The Global Liberal Order is in Trouble – Can it be Salvaged or Will It Be Replaced?”, Agenda of the World Economic Forum, 10 April, (10 part series)


    ___. and Pinker, S. (2018) “Is Liberal Democracy in Retreat?”, Project Syndicate, 30 March,


    ___. (2018) “Want to Stop Gun Violence? Regulate the Bullets” Los Angeles Times, 26 March,


    ___. (2018) “Military Intervention Won’t Solve Rio de Janeiro’s Violence Problem”, Los Angeles Times, 2 March,


    ___. (and Giusanni, B.) (2018) “The Deception Virus Infecting the Global Liberal Order”, OpenDemocracy, 1 March,


    ___. (and Fraga, A.) (2018) “Brazil at the Liberal Crossroads”, Project Syndicate, 13 February,


    ___. (and Fraga, F.) (2018) “Reformas para o Brasil ganhar espaco no tabuleiro mundial”,  Folha de Sao Paulo, 4-5 February, (repeated here –


    ___. (and Tiberghien, Y.) (2018) iPolitics, “It’s time to get used to a new global order with China and the US at its centre” iPolitics, 2 February,


    ___ (and Fukuyama, F.) (2018), “Populismo envenena a ordem liberal global”, Folha de Sao Paulo, 1 February,


    ___.  (2018) “O futuro depende de redes globais de cidades”, Estadao, 31 January,,o-futuro-depende-de-redes-globais-de-cidades,70002171824.


    ___.  (and Tiberghien, Y.) “5 Facts You Need to Understand to New Global Order˜World Economic Forum Agenda, 30 January, (and in Spanish –


    ___. (and Fukuyama, F.) (2018) “Populism is Poisoning the Global Order”, Globe and Mail, 30 January, –


    ___. (and Thorouz, C.) (2018) “Why the actions of cities — not nations — will be the key to our survival on earth”, TED Ideas, 16 January,


    ___. (and Aguirre, K.) (2018) “The Good News About El Salvador”, Americas Quarterly, 16 January,


    ___. (and Sola, I.) (2018) “Salvadorans forced to return home will face one of the most dangerous places on the planet”, Los Angeles Times, January 12,


    ___. (and Owen, T.) (2018) “The Global Liberal Order May be Down, But Not Out”, World Economic Forum Agenda, 12 January,


    ___. (and Owen, T.) (2018) “So the Liberal Order is in Freefall? Not So Fast”, Globe and Mail, 11 January, (and in WEF –


    ___. (2018) The Holy War Evangelical Gang Leaders are Waging in Brazil, Open Democracy, 8 January,

    Muggah, R. (2017) “Arsenal a venda”, Istoe Dinero, 1 December, 


    ___. (2017) “Where are the World’s Most Fragile Cities”, the Atlantic, 27 November,


    ___. (2017) “Egypt Attack is Tragic Reminder of New Normal”, Politico, 25 November, (and with Agenda at


    ___. (2017) “Atentado terrorista no Egito é a trágica nova normalidade”, Folha de Sao Paulo, 24 November,


    ___. (2017) Robert Muggah: “Há fortes evidências de que mais armas resultam em mais violência”, Defesanet, 27 November,–%E2%80%9CHa-fortes-evidencias-de-que-mais-armas-resultam-em-mais-violencia%E2%80%9D/


    ___. (2017) “Declínio devido a globalização não representa fim dos Estados-nação”, Folha de Sao Paulo, 16 November,


    ___. (2017) “Cidade precisa de poder para enfrentar as questões globais, diz especialista”, Folha de Sao Paulo, 11 November,


    ___. (2017) “Countries are so last century. Enter the Net State”, The Agenda, 9 November, (and in Spanish –


    ___. (2017) “In Brazil, Drug Traffickers Say They Are Waging a Holy War”, The Conversation, 2 November,


    ___. (with Florida, R.) (2017) “With our nation states on the ropes, its time for cities to take the lead”, Agenda, 31 October,


    ___. (with Winter, B.) (2017) “Is Populism Making a Comeback in Latin America”, Foreign Policy, 23 October,


    ___. (2017) “Gun Violence Hits All Citizens with a Heavy Financial Toll”, PRI, 10 October,


    ___. (2017) “Violencia Custa Caro”, O Globo, 6 October,


    ___. (and Abdenur, A.) “China´s Strategic Play in Brazil”, Americas Quarterly, 27 September,


    ___. (and Aguirre, K.) (2017) “Que Explica el Cambio de Violencia en Colombia despues de la Guerra?”, El Spectador, 24 September,


    ___. (and Thompson, N.) (2017) “Brazil Struggles with Cyber-Response”, Janes Intelligence, 20 September,


    ___. “Caught Between Police and Gangs, Rio de Janeiro´s Residents Are Caught in the Line of Fire”, The Conversation, 4 September,


    ___. (2017) “What Will it Take to Stem Latin America´s Homicide Epidemic?”, Los Angeles Times, 22 August,


    ___. (and Aguirre, K.) (2017) “How Violence is Changing in Post-Conflict Colombia”, Americas Quarterly, 14 August,


    ___. (and Thompson, N.) (2017) “Brazil´s Internet is Under Attack. Again”, Council on Foreign Relations, 14 August,


    ___. (and Abdenur, A.) (2017) “How to Avoid a Venezuelan Civil War”, Foreign Affairs, 9 August,


    ___. (and Giannini, R.) (2017) “The New Sustainable Development Goals Advocate for Peace. Is Brazil Listening?”, Open Democracy, 8 August,


    ___. (and Abdenur, A.) (2017) “Venezuela is on the Bring of Civil War”, PRI, 2 August,


    ___. (2017) “Organized Violence is Ravaging Central America and Displacing Thousands”, the Guardian, June 29,


    ___. (2017) “How to Fix Latin America´s Violence Problem”, The Conversation, 23 June,


    ___. (and Nogueira, M. and Folly, M.) (2017) “Dam´s Are the Dark Side of Brazil´s Development”, Devex, 23 June


     ___. (and Cerqueira, D.) (2017) “O Brasil Precisa de uma Regulação de Armas mais Responsável, e Não Menos”, Nexo, 23 June. 


    ___. (2017) “América Latina Puede Reducir a la Mitad su Tasa de Homicidios en la Próxima Década. Esto es lo que se Tiene que Hace”, El Animal Politico, 20 June


    ___. (2017) “Cidades Onde Refugiados Sao Bem-Vindos”, O Globo, 19 June,


    ___. (2017) “Tackling Global Problems? Look to Cities, Not Countries”, Globe and Mail, 18 June,


    ___. (and Aguirre, K.) (2017) “The Trouble in Naming Latin America´s Most Violent City”, Americas Quarterly, June 15,


    ___. (and Abdenur, A.) (2017) “A Nova Rota da Seda e o Brasil”, Le Monde Diplomatique, 12 June,


    ___. (2017) “Europe´s Terror Threat is Real. But Our Cities Are Much Safer Than You Think”, World Economic Forum Agenda, 8 June,


    ___. (2017) “Can New Tech Reduce Crime”, PodCast with FutureTech, 7 June,


    ___. (2017) “Safe Havens: Why Cities Are Crucial to the Global Refugee Crisis”, World Economic Forum Agenda, 6 June,


    ___. (2017) “How to Fight Terror: Start with the Facts”, Politico, 5 June,


    ___. (2017) “Cities, Not Nation States, Will Determine Our Future Survival. Here´s Why”, World Economic Forum, Agenda, 2 June,


    ___. (2017) “Sanctuary Cities Are Critical to Managing the Global Refugee Crisis”, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, 1 June,


    ___ (and McDougal, T. (2017) “Why a Great Wall Won´t Stop the Cross-Border Gun Trade”, Americas Quarterly, May edition,


    ___. (and Cerqueira, D.) (2017) “O Brasil Precisa de Uma Regulacao de Armas de Fogo Mais Responsavel, e Nao Menos”, Nexo, 29 April,


    ___. (and Garzon, J.) “Argentina´s War on Crime Could Backfire”, OpenDemocracy, 26 April, and and


    ___. (2017) “Rio de Janeiro: A War By Any Other Name”, Small Wars Journal, 25 April,


    __. (Thompson, N.) (2017) “The Trouble With Brazil´s Expanding Arms Trade”, DefenseOne, 18 April,


    ___. (and Szabo) (2017) “A Epidemia de Homicidios Tem Cura”, Folha de São Paulo, 13 April,


    ___. (and Grostein, F.) (2017) “Sobre Armas e a Siria”, Folha de Sao Paulo and Youtube, 10 April,


    ___ (2017) “There´s a Cure for Latin America´s Murder Epidemic And it Doesn´t Involve More Police or Prisons”, WEF Agenda, 4 April,


    ___. (and Szabo, I) (2017) “Curing Latin America´s Homicide Epidemic”, Foreign Affairs, March.


    ___. (and Garzon, J.) (2017) “Venezuala´s Raging Homicide Epidemic is Going Unrecorded”, Los Angeles, Times, 31 March,


    ___. (and Cerqueira, D.) (2017) “Brazil has a Murder and Gun Problem. Here´s Why Both Could Get Worse”, USA Today, 30 March,


    __. (and Cerqueira, D.) (2017) Guns Kill About 40,000 Brazilians Every Year”, PRI, March 29,


    ___. (2017) “Europe´s Refugee Crisis is Making Headlines, but Latin America´s Is Just as Alarming”, WEF Agenda, 27 March,


    ___. (and Chainey, S. and Aguirre, K.) (2017) “Targeting Latin America´s Hot Spots Could Dramatically Reduce Homicide”, Americas Quarterly, 17 March, and


    ___. (and Balestro, F.) (2017) “A Programa de Pacificaca e Desmontada. E Agora?”, O Globo, 15 March,


    ___. (and Berkowitz, M.) (2017) “The Smart Cities Are the Resilient Ones”, Devex, 13 March,


    ___. (2017) “What Happens When We Can Predict Crimes Before They Happen?”, WEF Agenda, 2 February,


    ___. (and Barber) (2017) “Cidades são fundamentais”, Valor Economico, January,


    ___. (2017) “These Are the Most Fragile Cities in the World”, WEF Agenda, 12 January,


    ___. (2017) Duterte´s War Against Drugs in the Philippines is Out of Control. He Needs to be Stopped”, Guardian, 5 January,


    ___. (and Glenny, M.) (2017) “Populism is Poison. Plural Cities are the Antidote”, Medium and World Economic Forum, 4 January, (in Spanish at


    ___. (and Szabo, I.) (2017) “Brazil´s Deadly Prison System”, New York Times, 5 January,

    Muggah, R. and Szabo, I. (2016) “O tratamento de presos é indicador de grau de civilidade”, Folha do Sao Paulo, 21 December,


    ___. (and Gee, A.) (2016) “This Innovative Financing Tool Could Reduce Violence in a City Near You”, World Economic Forum, 22 December, (in Spanish at


    ___. (2016) “Terrorists Want to Destroy Our Cities. We Can´t Led Them”, World Economic Forum Agenda, 13 December, (in Spanish at


    ___. (2016) “Does Predictive Policing Work?”, CipherBrief, 4 December,


    ___. (2016) “What Makes Our Cities Fragile”, Policy in Focus, 13, 3, December 2016,


    ___. (2016) “How We Can Use Big Data to Tackle Guns, Gangs and Drugs”, Singularity, 24 November,


    ___. (2016) “America´s Dominance is Over: By 2030 We´ll Have a Handful of Powers”, WEF Agenda, 21 November, (in Spanish at


    ___. (2016) “Preventive Diplomacy is Back But Will it Make a Difference?”, The Diplomatist Annual Edition, November,


    ___. and Thompson, N. (2016) “Como o Brasil virou o 4º maior vendedor de armas de pequeno porte do mundo”, Folha do Sao Paulho (Ilustrissima), 19 November,


    ___. (and Thompson, N.) (2016) “Brazil’s Merchants of Death”, New York Times, October 23, (and in Spanish at and Portuguese at


    ___. (2016) “Latin America Could Reduce Homicide by 50% in 10 Years. Here´s How.”, Americas Quarterly, 4 October,


    ___. (and Alvarado, N.) (2016) “Homicidios Na Latina America”, El Pais, 28 September,


    ___. (and Thompson, N.) (2016) “La ‘Militarização’ da internet não combate crimes digitais”,UOL, 25 September,


    ___. (2016) “These Are the World´s Most Fragile Cities and Here is How We Can Turn Things Around”, World Economic Forum, 15 September,


    ___. (2016) “Where Are the World´s Most Fragile Cities”, Reuters, 12 September,


    ___. (and Szabo, I.) (2016) “The End of Homicide”, Foreign Affairs, 7 September,


    ___. (and Khanna, P.) (2016) “After 15 Years of War on Terror, Are We Any Safer?”, WEF, 11 September, and in Spanish –


    ___. (and Thompson, N.) (2016) “Brazil Must Reform It’s Approach to Cybersecurity˜, CFR, 2 September,


    ___. (2016) “One Way to Cure America´s Homicide Epidemic”, TED Ideas, 24 August,


    ___. (2016) “Facilidade para lobos solitarios”, O Globo, 16 August,


    ___. (2016) “Brazil, Homicide Capital of the World Tackles Violence Against Children”, August, OSF,


    ___. (2016) “Anonymous Hackea en Rio”, El Pais International, 15 August,


    ___. (2016) “Por que as polícias do Rio são tão violentas?”, 3 August,


    ___. (with Thompson, N.) (2016) “Novos ataques do Anonymous no Rio marcam início dos jogos digitais”, El Pais, 15 August,


    ___. (with Thompson, N.) (2016) “With Anonymous’ latest attacks in Rio, the digital games have begun”, OpenDemocracy, 12 August,


    ___. (2016) “Where Do Rio´s Crime Guns Come From?”, OpenDemocracy, 5 August, and also in Spanish and Portuguese at


    ___. (2016) “How cities are rewiring international affairs”, Devex, 3 August,


    ___. (2016) “How did Rio´s Police Become Known as the Most Violent in the World”, Guardian, 3 August,


    ___. (2016) “Stop Enabling Latin America´s Gun Addiction”, Americas Quarterly, July,


    ___. (2016) “Homegrown Solutions to Central America’s Narco Nightmare”, Americas Quarterly, July,


    ___. (2016) “Can Brazil Protect the Olympic Games and its Own Citizens?”, Los Angeles Times, 22 June,


    ___ (and Szabo, I.) (2016) “How Can we Make Latin American Cities Safer”, WEF, 15 June, (and in Spanish)


    ___. (2016) “How to Make Latin American Cities Safer”, Guardian, 13 June,


    ___. (2016) “En crimen y violencia, debemos aprender de los éxitos de América Latina”, 7 June,


    ___. (2016) “Latin America’s Fatal Gun Addiction˜, Foreign Affairs, May,


    ___. (and Szabo, I.) (2016) “En crimen y violencia, debemos aprender de los éxitos de América Latina”, Sin Miedos, June 3


    ___. (and Barber, B.) (2016) “Why Cities Rule the World”, TED Ideas, 31 May,


    ___. (with Burt, G.) (2016) “Deportations are Helping Make Honduras One of the World’s Most Dangerous Countries”, The Hill, 25 May,


    ___. (with de Boer) (2016) “Are Aid Agencies Ready for Conflict, Terrorism and Crime in Cities”, Reuters, 23 May,


    ___. (with Kilcullen, D.) (2016) “These are Africa´s Fastest Growing Cities and They´ll Make or Break the Continent”, WEF Agenda, 4 May, Reproduced with


    ___. (with Szabo, I.) (2016) “Why Governments Worldwide Are Changing Tack on Drug Policy˜, Guardian, 7 May,


    ___. (with Thompson, N.) (2016) “Civil Liberties Online and Off”, Boston Globe, 27 April,


    __. (2016) “The United Nations Fumbles on Global Drug Policy”, Globe and Mail, 22 April,


    ___. (2016) “La Amenza Mayor de la Que no Hablemos”, Animal Politico, 22 April,


    ___. (2016) “Canada can reverse city fragility around the world”, Embassy/Hill Times, 13 April,


    ___. (2016) “Terrorism is on the Rise – But There´s a Bigger Threat We´re Not Talking About”, World Economic Forum, 8 April,


     ___. (2016) “El Salvador Sangra”, El Pais, 2 April,


    ___. (Paz, S.) (2016) “Home-Grown Solutions to Central America´s Narco Nightmare”, Americas Quarterly,1 April,


    ___. (2016) “Which Cities are Most at Risk to Fragility”, Medium, 28 March,


    ___. (with Marquez, I.) (2016) “Como nosso compromisso pela vida passa pela regulação responsável de armas?”, Estado, 15 March,,analise—como-nosso-compromisso-pela-vida-passa-pela-regulacao-responsavel-de-armas,10000021422


    ___. (and Golberg, E.) (2016) “The Business Case for Investing in Fragile States”, World Economic Forum, 1 March,


    ___. (2016) “A ONU toma medidas para restabelecer a paz”, El Pais, 7 March,


    ___. (2016) “It´s Official: San Salvador is the Murder Capital of the World”, Los Angles Times, 2 March,


    ___. (2016) “The UN has a plan to restore international peace and security – will it work?”, World Economic Forum, 1 March,


    ___. (2016) “The UN Gets Serious About Peace”, OpenCanada, 29 February (forthcoming)


    ___. (2016) “It´s Official: El Salvador is the Most Violent City in the World”, Los Angeles Times, 2 March,


    ___. (and Giannini, R., Aguirre, K.) (2016) Ït’s Really Hard to Say Which is the World’s Most Murderous City”, Global Post, 27 February,


    ___. (2016) “How Cities You’ve Never Heard of Will Shape the Future”, OpenCanada, 18 February,


    ___. (with Cerquiera, D.) (2016) “Quatro mitos sobre o “cidadão de bem armado”, Carta Capital, 12 February,


    ___. (2015) “How Fragile Are Our Cities?”, World Economic Forum, 9 February,


    ___. (and Aguirre, K.) (2016) “San Salvador, and not Caracas, Was the World’s Most Violent City in 2015, Open Democracy, 8 February, (also available in Spanish and Portuguese)


    ___.  (2016) “The Real Reason Behind Rising Crime in Mexico City”, Americas Quarterly, 5 February,


    ___. (2016) “Urban Terrorism is the New Normal? Probably”, WEF (and special to Huffington US), 17 January,


    ___. (and Thompson, N.) (2016) “Brazil´s Digital Backlash”, New York Times, 16 January,


    ___. (2016) “An Accounting of Conflict Deaths is Central to the New Sustainable Development Goals”, Overseas Development Institute, 20 January,


    ___. (and Thompson, N.) (2016) “Muggah, R. (2016) “WhatsApp Brazil?”, New York Times, 12 January,


    ___. (and Thompson, N.) (2016) “A Balcanizacao da Internet pode Comecar no Brasil”, El Pais, 13, January,


    ___. (2016) “Why Our Future Depends on Cities”, WEF, 11 January,


    ___. (2016) “Development specialists must get to grips with fragile cities”, Devex, 6 January,

    Muggah, R. (2015) “Is Urban Terrorism the New Normal?”, Open Canada, 22 December,


    ___. (and Mack, A.) (2015) “Countries must be honest about conflict deaths to know the true impact of war on development”, Guardian, 21 December,


    ___. (2015) “A city held hostage: how the LA bomb threat exposed our urban vulnerability”, Guardian, 19 December,


    ___. (with Marques, I.) (2015) “Brasil, é hora de avançar no compromisso pelo comércio responsável de armas”, BrasilPost, 2 December,


    ___. (with Thompson, N. (2015) “Weapons from foreign powers, including Brazil, fuel the Yemen conflict”, Global Post, 27 November,


    ___. (2015) “Armas brasileiras abastecem guerra no Iêmen”, El Pais, 13 November,


    ___. (with Thompson, N.) (2015) “Armas brasileiras podem ter sido usadas por forças sauditas na guerra do Iêmen”, Brasilpost, 17 November,


    ___. (2015) “Digital Tough Guys: How El Salvador´s Gangs Stay Ahead of Police Online”, Foreign Affairs, 2 November,


    ___. (2015) “Why We Must Count the Human Costs of War”, World Economic Forum, 24 October, and also in Al Arabya at


    ___. (2015) “O Problema do Cibercrimen no Brasil”, El Pais, 21 October,


    ___. (2015) ” Latin America’s Poverty Is Down, But Violence Is Up. Why?”, Americas Quarterly, 20 October, (and, and


    ___. (2015) “Some Good and Bad Take-Aways From a Citizen Security Mapping Tool for Latin America”, Sin Miedos, 15 October, (also available in Portuguese and Spanish)


    ___. (2015) “A Expansao das Gangues Digitaes”, El Pais, 25 September,


    ___. (2015) “Designing Out Crime in the World´s Fragile Cities”, IDS Bulletin, 25 September,


    ___. (with de Boer, J.) (2015) “The Fight for Sustainable Development Will Be Won or Lost in Cities”, World Economic Forum, 24 September,


    ___. (with Thompson, N.) (2015) “Brazil’s Cyber-Security Problem”, Foreign Affairs, September 17,


    ___. (2015) “From Syria to Sudan: How to Count the Dead?”, Guardian, September 9,


    ___. (with Cesar, R. and Marquez, I.) (2015) “Controles de Armas com Responsabilidades”, o Globo, 26 August,


    ___. (2015) “Pandillas Digitales”, La Reforma, 23 August.


    ___. (2015) “Gangsta´s Paradise: How Brazil´s Gangs (and Police) Use Social Media”, Americas Quarterly, 20 August,


    —. (2015) “Rio de Janeiro: It´s a Deep Injustice How Violence is Tolerated”, Guardian, 19 August,


    ___. (2015) “A World Free of Fear and Violence”, Open Democracy, 8 August,


      ___. (2015) “Brasil e as capitais mundiais dos assassinatos”, El Pais, 5 August, 


       ___. (2015) “Esquecemos que policiais tambem precisam de protecao”, UOL, 5 August, 5,


    ___. (2015) “La Creciente Amenaza de las Pandillas Digitales”, World Economic Forum, 3 August,


    ___. (2015) “The Rising Threat of Organized Crime on Social Media”, World Economic Forum, 27 July,


    ___. (2015) “Negociando Truega”, Estadao Noite, 29 Julio,,os-destaques-do-estadao-noite-desta-quarta-feira–29,1734713


    ___. (2015) “Brazil´s Gun Violence Problem is “Made in Brazil””, World Post, 20 July,


    ___. (and Thompson, N.) (2015) “The Blue Amazon”, Foreign Affairs, 11 June,


    ___. (2015) “Ciudades más seguars en Latina America”, La Nacion, 7 June,


    ___. (with Giannini, R.) (2015)  “Interactive Map Tracks Murder Rate Worlwide”, Global Observatory, 19 May,


    ___. (2015) “Stronger Gun Laws, Less Violence”, World Post, 4 May,


    ___. (2015) “Tornandomais seguras cidades da América Latina”, Brasil Economico, 30 April. 


    ___. (and Marques, I.) (2015) “O Perigo das Armas”, O Globo, 9 April,


    ___. (2015) “Give Gun Amnesties a Chance”, City Press, 22 March. 


    ___. (2015) “Brazil´s Foreign Policy is in the Dark”, OpenDemocracy, 20 February,


    ___. (2015) “Four Ways to Fragile Cities Can Avoid Becoming Failed Cities”, Sin Miedos, 6 February, and in Spanish at


    ___. “The Dangers of Urban Fragility”, Sin Miedos, 3 February, and in Spanish at


    ___. (2015) “Stray Bullets Are No Accident”, World Post, 2 February,


    ___. (2015) “Balas perdidas não são acidentes”, o Globo, 1 February,


    ___. (with Dudley, S.) (2015) “The Latin American Gun Leak”, Los Angeles Times, 16 January,


    ___. (2015) “Fixing Fragile Cities”, Foreign Affairs, 15 January,


    ___. (2015) “Como reduzir a violência em 50% ao redor do mundo nas próximas três décadas”, Brasilpost, 15 January,


    ___. (and Szabo, I.) (2015) “How New Metrics can Reset Global Drug Policy”, World Politics Review, 20 January,


    ___. (and Glenny, M.) (2015) “Brazil´s Cyber Security Connundrum”, Council on Foreign Relations, 12 January,


    ___. (and Szabo, I.) (2015) “It´s high time to rethink how we measure global drug policy”, Open Democracy, 12 January,


    ___. (and Szabo, I.) (2015) “Politicias de drogas” Estadão Noite, 9 January,,os-destaques-do-estadao-noite-desta-sexta-feira-9,1617776


    ___. (with Rohozinski, R.) (2015) “Brace for the Quantified Society”, CIC, 9 January,


    ___. (with Thompson, N.) (2015) “As reais intencões do Brasil na Africa”, Brasil Economico, 8 January.


    ___. (and Szabo, I.) (2015) “Precisamos de novas métricas para mensurar as políticas de drogas”, Brasilpost, 7 January,


    ___. (and Thompson, N.) (2015) ‘What is Brazil Really Doing in Africa’, World Post, 4 January,

    Muggah, R. (2014) “Rio em guerra, menos no nome”, Estadao Noite, 11 December,


    ___. (2014) “Why Police Body Cameras Are Taking Off, Even After Eric Garner’s Death”, Global Observatory, 11 December,


    ___. (2014) “The United Nations Turns to Stabilization”, Global Observatory, 5 December,


    ___. (2014) “Brazil and South Africa are Addicted to Gun Violence”, World Post, 19 November,


    ___. (and Diniz, G. and Glenny, M.) (2014) “Brasil aposta na militarização da segurança cibernética”, Le Monde Diplomatique, 19 November,


    ___. (2014) “Brazil Doubles Down on Cyber Security”, OpenDemocracy, 19 November.


    ___. (2014) “Brazil and its Cyber Security Dilemmas”, Le Monde Diplomatique, 18 November. 


    ___. (2014) “Brazil´s Suddenly Too Close to Call Elections”, CBC, 2 October.


    ___. (and Cerquiera, D.) (2014) “Homicidos, o proximo desafio”, O Globo, 9 September,


    ___. (2014) “Brazil’s Killing Fields’, Huffington Post, 10 September,


    ___. (and Kosslyn, J.) (2014) “What Next for Foreign Policy Think Tanks”, Huffington Post, 15 August,


    ___. (2014) “Central American Blowback”, ISN, 18 August,


    ___. (2014) “America´s Child Migrant Crisis, a Made-In-The-USA problem”, CBC, 8 August,


    ___. (2014) “Cultura do Sadismo”, Estadao, 4 August,,cultura-do-sadismo,1538585


    ___. (2014) “O Brasil deve incluir segurança e justiça no cerne do desenvolvimento global”, Brasil Post, 24 July,


    ___. (2014) “Brazil Can Put Safety and Justice at the Heart of Global Development”, Huffington Post, 24 July,


    ___. (2014) “Can Brazil´s Dilma Rousseff Avoid Her Own World Cup Meltdown”, CBC, 14 July,


    ___. (2014) “How Cop Cams Can Help Ordinary Citizens”, Los Angeles Times, 9 July,


    ___. (2014) “Put Justice at the Heart of Development”, July,


    ___. (2014) “The Age of Law Enforcement Surveillance”, OpenCanada, July,


    ___. (2014) “Cop Cams Go Global”, OpenDemocracy, July,


    ___. (and Szabo, I.) (2014) “Tragedia Esperada”, O Globo, 17 June,


    __. (2014) “Next Generation Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration”, World Politics Review, 14 June,


    __. (2014). “El laboratorio brasileño de innovación en la reducción de la violencia urbana”, Perspectiva, June,


    __. (and Szabo, I.) (2014) “Brazil’s Crime Crisis Worsens”, Miami Herald, 8 June,


    ___. (and Szabo, I.) (2014) “For Brazilians, Security is a Number One Concern”, Toronto Star, 4 June,


    ___. (2014) Future Landscapes of Conflict and Violence”, Development Progress, ODI, April,


    ___. (and Szabo, I.) (2014) “For Brazilians, Security is a Number One Concern”, Toronto Star, 4 June,


    ___. (and McDougal, T.) (2014) “We Need Better Data to Have a Serious Gun Debate”, Huffington Post,  27 May,


    ___. and Szabo, I. (2014) “Fear and Backsliding in Rio”, New York Times, 15 April,


    ___. (2014) “Repensar o Ocidente”, Le Monde Diplomatique, 11 April 2014,


    ___. (and Giannin, R.) (2014) “Using New Technology to Give Voice to the Voiceless”, Huffington Post, 1 May,


    ___. (and Giannini, R.) (2014) “A participação infantil na luta contra a violência”, Brasilpost, 30 April,


    ___. (2014) “Today´s Digital Witnesses Can Prevent Tomorrow´s War Crimes”, RoundTable, 21 April,


    ___. (2014) “Are Brazil´s Police Reformable”, Huffington Post, 15 April,


    ___. (2014) “Visualizing the Rise of Citizen Security in the Americas”, Local First, 10 April,


    ___. (2014) “Re-Imagining the West”, OpenCanada,  2 April,


    ___. (and Szabo, I. and Strozenberg, P.) (2014) “Para alé, da Pacificacao no Rio”, Estadao, 28 March,,os-destaques-do-estadao-noite-nesta-sexta-feira-28,1146441,0.htm


    ___. (2014) “How Citizen Security is Changing in Latin America”, Sin Miedos, 27 March, (and Spanish at


    ___. (and McDougal, T.) “Gun Violence and the Arms Trade”, OpenCanada, March 26,


    ___. (and Vilalta, C.) (2014) “Explaining Violence and Social Disorder in Ciudad Juarez”, Freedom From Fear Magazine, March/April,


    ___. (and Hamann, E.) (2014) ‘Brazil will give a chance to peace in the post-2015 agenda? “Brasilpost / Huffington Post, March 11,


    ___. (and McDougal, T.) (2014) ‘How the Firearms Industry Benefits from Americas Gun Violence Epidemic, “LA Post-Examiner, March 9, violence-epidemic/2014/03/09


    ___. (with Nangini, C.) (2014) “Visualizing the Web of Armed Actors in Congo”, Global

    Observatory, 11 February.


    ___. (with Nangini, C.) (2014) “A New Technology to Understand an Old War”, OpencCanada, 10 February.


    ___. (with Hamann, E.) (2014) “O Brasil Dará uma Chance á Paz na Agenad Pós-2015?”, Brasilpost/Huffington Post, 11 March,


    ___. (with Hamann, E.) (2014) “Memo to Brazil: In the Post-2015 Development Debate, Advocate for Peace”, OpenDemocracy, 3 February,


    ___. and  Szabo, I. (2014) “Licoes Inesparadas da Davos”, Brasil Post, 30 January,


    ___. (and Szabo, I.) (2014) “At Davos, A Drug Policy Tipping Point?”, Global Observatory, 29 January,


    ___. (and Szabo, I.) (2014) “Leaders Get Smart on Drug Policy at Davos”, Toronto Star, 28 January,


    ___. (and Szabo, I.) (2014) “Behind Bars in Brazil is Nowhere you Want to Be”, Los Angeles Times, 22 January,


    ___. (with Szabo, I.) (2014) “O Dilemmas das Prisaos”, o Globo, 9 January,


    ___. (and Mack, D.) (2014) “How to End Brazil´s Homicide Epidemic”, Huffington Post, January 7,

    Muggah, R. (Carpenter, A. and McDougal, T.) (2013) “The Inconvenient Truth About Gang Truces in the Americas”, InSight Crime, December,


    ___. (2013) “The Fragile City Arrives”, e-IR, 23 November,


    ___. (2013) “Digital Humanitarians Are Coming”, ReliefWeb, November 12,


    ___. (2013) “Wired Humanitarianism”, Huffington Post, November 8,


    ___. (2013) “How Disarmament in Africa Just Got More Complicated”, Global Observatory, November 6,


    ___. “Prevencao a Violencia e Agenda das Metas do Mileneo e Desovolvimento Pos-2015”, Brazilian Security Forum, October


    ___. (with Owen, T) (2013) “Better Think Tanks, Better Foreign Policy”, Open Canada, October 14, <a>


    ___. (with Owen, T.) (2013) “With Think Tanks on the Ropes, Canada is Losing its Bark and Bite”, Globe and Mail, October 10,</a>


    __. (with Owen, T.) (2013) “Decline in Canadian Think Tanks Could Not Come at a Worse Time”, Toronto Star, October 9,


    __. (2013) “After NSA Scandal, Will Brazil Try to Unravel the Internet”, Globe and Mail, 19 September, 2013, <a></a>


    ___. (and Dudley, S.) (2013) “The Most Dangerous City in the World is Not Where You Think it Is”, The Atlantic, 28 August 2013,


    ___. (2013) “Rio de Janeiro´s Igarape Institute Visualizes Global Arms Trade”, BBC, 27 August 2013.


    __. (and Dudley, S.) (2013) “Una Guerra con Otro Nombre”, Excelsior, 19 August, global/2013/08/18/914188


    ___. (and Dudley, S.) (2013) “Una Guerra con Otra Nombre”, Huffington Post, 15 August.


    ___. (and Szabo, I.) (2013) “Beyond Pacification in Rio de Janeiro”, Huffington Post, 14 August.


    ___. (and Szabo, I.) (2013) “Beyond Pacification”, Rio Times, 13 August,


    ___. (and Szabo, I.) (2013) “Situacao Delicada”, O Globo, 12 August.


    ___. (2013) “A New Standard for Security”, Roundtable, 2 August,


    ___. (2013) “Brazil: A Laboratory for the Prevention of Urban Violence”, Cities Today, August edition,


    ___. “Who Will Fix the United Nations Security Council?”, Huffington Post, 31 July.


    ___. (2013) The Rise of Fragile Cities, 13 July,


    ___. “Fragile Cities Rising”, Global Observatory, 10 July,


    ___. (2013) “Digitally Enhanced Protest”, Round Table, 3 July,


    ___. (and Caputo, C.) (2013) “The Future of Humanitarian Action to be Decided in Medellin”, Open Democracy, 13 June.


    ___. (and Zyck, S.) (2013) “A Chronology of Crisis in the Sahel”, Open Democracy, 19 June,


    ___. (and Caputo, C.) (2013) “El Futuro de la Accion Humanitaria Podria Decidirse en Medellin”, Huffington Post, June 22.


    ___. (and Kolbe, A.) (2013) Haiti’s Gangs Could be a Force for Good”, Ottawa Citizen, 4 June,


    ___. (and Kolbe, A.) (2013) “Quem es Atras no Violencia em Haiti”, O Globo, 18 June.


    ___. (2013) “The Drug War Debate Must Change”, Globe and Mail, 31 May.


    ___. (2013) “A Much Needed Change of Tune in the War on Drugs”, Toronto Star, May 30,


    ___. (2013) “Bienvindo a Cambio de Tona en la Guerra Contra las Drogas”, Huffington `Post, 29 May.


    ___. (2013) “Brazil Should Take a Shot at UN Reform”, Open Democracy, May 29,


    ___. (with Brauer, J.) (2013) “Child´s Play – The Business of Guns in America”, Huffington Post, 5 May,\


    ___. (with Szabo, I.) (2013) “Brazil precisa liderar a reforma do CS do ONU”, Estado, 8 May ,http://www.estadao.


    ___. (and McDermott, J.) “A Massive Drug Trade and No Violence”, Atlantic Monthly, 24 April.


    ___. (and Welsh, J.) (2013) “Look South for the Future of Aid”, OpenCanada (cross-posted to the Globe and Mail), 16 April.


    ___. (2013) Taking Security Seriously: Considerations for the High Level Panel, OpenCanada (cross-posted to the Globe and Mail), 18 April.


    ___. (and McDougal, T. et al) (2013) “Made in the USA: Mexico’s Gun Problem”, Atlantic Monthly, 18 March, mcdougal-robert-muggah-david-shirk-and-john-patterson/


    ___. (2013) “Will the new UN arms trade treaty help Mexico?”, The Current CBC, April 5.


    ___. (2013) “Is Canada Serious About the Americas”, Ottawa Citizen, 4 April


    ___. (and McDougal, T.) (2013) “El Problema de las Armas en Mexico: Fabricado en Estados Unidos”, Huffington Post, 17 March 2013,


    ___. (and Risso, M.) (2013) “It’s Time for Brazil to Start Leading on Small Arms Control”, Rio Times, 12 March.


    ___. (and Doe, S.) Es Hora de Hacer Frente al Problema de la Vioelncia en America Latina y el Caribe, Huffington Post, 4 February.


    ___. (and Doe, S.) Dealing with Latin America’s Violence Problem”, Huffington Post, 12 February.

    Muggah, R. (and Szabo, l.) (2012) “Brazil Falta um Efetivo Controle de Armas”, O Globo, 22 December.


    ___. 2012 “Brazil Must Double Down on Arms Control”, Rio Times, 12 December.


    ___. (and Kolbe, A). (2012). “Haiti´s Silenced Victims”, New York Times, December 9.


    ___. (and Kolbe, A) (2012) Chronicling an Every Day Rape”, Huffington Post, November 20.


    ___. (2012) “Killing Them Softly in Medellin”, OpenDemocracy, November 20.


    ____. (and Kolbe, A.) (2012) “The Economic Costs of Violence Crime in Haiti”, Guardian 22 August.


    ___. (and Szabo, I.) (2012) “Effects of Easing Laws”, New York times, May 30,


    ___. (and Kolbe, A.) (2012) “In Haiti, Violence Amid the Rubble”, Globe and Mail, 5 March. (featured in more than 350 media outlets around the world)

    Muggah, R. (2011) “Security from the Bottom-Up In Haiti”, Embassy, November 2.


    ___. (2011) “Relocation Failures in Sri Lanka”, Open Democracy, 21 October.


    ___. (with Van Veen, E.) (2011) “Staying Alive: Turning Around a Failing War?”, Open Democracy, 12 October.


    ___. (2011) “Global Insider: Resettlement challenges in Sri Lanka in the post-conflict period”, World Politics Review, October 8


    ___. (with Kolbe, A) (2011) “Haiti: The Science of Counting the Dead”, Los Angeles Times, July 12.


    ___. (with Bogati, S.) (2011) “How golden is the handshake for Nepal’s demobilized Maoists?” Republica, July 14.


    ___. (2011) “Global Insider: Inside Disarmament”, World Politics Review, July 8.


    ___. (2011) “Counting the Toll”, Kathmandu Press, March 26.


    ___. (with Maguire, B.) (2011) “Remember Haiti?”, Foreign Policy, January 26, “Remember Haiti?”,


    ___.(2011) “A guerra no Rio: estratégias para estabilidade e desenvolvimento”, O Globo, 4 January at

    Muggah, R. (2010) “The World’s Broken Promises to Haiti”, The Guardian, December 31 2010.


    ___. (2010) “How to Fight Gangsters in Rio”, The Mark News, 7 December, 2010.


    ___. (2010) “Jamaica’s War on Gangs”, OpenDemocracy, 13 September 2010.


    ___. (2010) “A Foreign Aid Revolution from Within”, The Mark News, July 22, 2010.


    ___. (2010) “A Foreign Aid Revolution? Not so Fast”, The Mark News, July 12, 2010.


    ___. (2010) ”Fighting the Gang Threat”, The Mark News, May 10.


    ___. (2010) “Is Anyone Listening to the Haitians”, The Mark News, March 29,


    ___. (2010) “Now is the time to fix Haiti’s Inequalities”, Globe and Mail, February 17.


    ___. (2010) “Canada in Haiti: A Report Card”, The Mark News, January 17.


    ___. (2010) “To rebuild Haiti, start with its young people”, LA Times, Jan 31.,0,2642395,print.story


    ___. (2010) Live Interview. France 24.


    ___. (2010) “We must rethink the building of Haiti”, Globe and Mail, January 21.,


    ___. (2010) “Dealing with Haiti’s Gangs”, Ottawa Citizen, January 18.


    ___. (2010) “Rebuilding Haiti from the bottom up”, The Mark News, January 18.,

    Muggah, R. (and Townsend, D.) (2009) “Gangers Paradise”, Open Democracy, Dec 14,


    ___. (and Szabo, I) (2009) “Brazil’s Southern Effect in Fragile Countries”, Open Democracy, Nov 20.


    ___. “Sri Lanka’s Tumultuous Road to Peace”, The Mark News., May 29.


    ___. (2009) “States of Fragility”, The Mark, May 26. 


    ___. (2009) “Post-Conflict Sri Lanka”, CBC Interview (live)


    ___. (2009) “Le gouvernement de Colombo n’a pas de plan clair pour gagner la paix “, Le Temps, May 19,


    ___, (2009). “Sri Lanka Has Rejected Its Basic Responsibilities”, Ottawa Citizen, January 8,

    Muggah, R. (2008) “Caught in the Killing Fields, Aid Workers Deserve More Than Our Condolences”, Globe and Mail, 18 August,


    ___. (2008) “Excedentes de armas, un riesgo para la paz”, Semana., August 11.


    ___. (2008) “Atrapados en los campos de la muerte”, MDZ, August 19,


    ___, (2008). “In Sudan, Stability or Civil War’” Op-ed in the Christian Science Monitor. 27 July,


    ___. (with Sibert, J.) (2008) “The Burden of Violence”, Ottawa Citizen, 15 March,


    ___.  (2008) “A Country Spins Out of Control”, Toronto Star, 24 February,


    ___.  (2008) “We May Have to Lose Lives to Save Them in Darfur”, Ottawa Citizen, 4 January,

    Muggah, R. (with Nathan, L.) (2007) “South Africa Needs to Do More in Darfur”, Mail and Guardian, 12 December.


    ___.  (with Nathan, L.) (2007) “The Time for Mediation Is Over in Darfur”, Globe and Mail, 24 November,


    ___.  (with Sedra, M.) (2007) “Afghans Gun Culture is Mobilised by Fear”, Ottawa Citizen, 21 August,


    ___.  (2007) “No More Guns to Sudan”, Globe and Mail, 18 July,


    ___.  (2007) How the world fails internally displaced people”, Ottawa Citizen, 7 July,

    Muggah, R. (2006) “How Darfur Can Get Worse”, Ottawa Citizen, November 27.

    Muggah, R. (2005) “By targeting NGOs, they bite the hand that feeds them”, Globe and Mail, October 29,

    Muggah, R. (2004) “Stop the Guns Targeting Aid Workers”, Globe and Mail, August 11,

    Muggah, R. (2003) “Small Arms Reduction and a Peace-building Tool”, Sri Lankan Daily News. (online)


    ___.  (2003, August) “Congo needs disarming”, Reuters and Alert-Net,