Saúl M. Rodriguez is currently a PhD candidate at Political School in the University of Ottawa. He has been author and researcher for more than 20 years, including an extensive field work in sensitive zones across the world. His main academic interests are global politics, military, political regimes, peace & war and counterculture. He is author of two books and dozens of peer-reviewed articles and chapters. Recent publications have been published in Routledge Companion to Global Cyber-Security Strategy (Routledge, 2021) and Counter-terrorism and civil society: Post-9/11 progress and challenges (Manchester University Press, 2021).