For centuries, the principles of national sovereignty and noninterference in internal affairs that arose in Western Europe were central to international relations. Reently, however, this framework has been weaked considerably through a number of mechanisms and practices, including international institutions and allied nongovernmental organizations (NGOs).
Articles published in academic and scholarly journals that are relevant to research and analysis on the role of NGOs, written by NGO Monitor staff, fellows, interns as well as individuals unconnected to NGO Monitor.
Professor Gerald M. Steinberg reviews Bendetta Voltolini's book on NGOs lobbying the European Union.
Professor Gerald M. Steinberg and Professor Richard Landes analyze Ron Dudai's argument regarding 'right-wing' groups and human rights discourse.
Many prominent NGOs have employed individuals linked to terror organizations, formed alliances with such groups, supported their radical and violent agendas, and channeled humanitarian aid into terror activities, contrary to their claims of promoting human rights.
Gerald Steinberg explains that Israeli policies with respect to Palestinians will continued to be framed by history and perception of insecurity and vulnerability, and that this will only changed when the Palestinian side addresses it directly.
Although they lack the military expertise and knowledge of international humanitarian law to do so, NGOs make allegations and claims against military decisions made in the interest of defense and security.