She completed her doctorate on Repression, Human Rights and US Training of Military Forces from the Global South, funded by the ESRC, at the University of Bristol. While completing her PhD, Blakeley conducted interviews with US Department of Defense staff involved in the training of Latin American military forces, and spent two months observing training at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (formerly the School of the Americas).
She is the author of State Terrorism and Neoliberalism: The North in the South (London: Routledge, 2009), and has published articles on state terrorism and torture in various academic journals.
Ten years later, renditions continue and questions remain unanswered COMMENTARY | June 04, 2012 Many of the Bush administration's illicit practices with regard to the treatment of terror suspects continue. Two scholars whose new website showcases what we do know about the practice call attention here to all the things we still don't know.