Antônio Sampaio

Antônio Sampaio is the Research Associate for Conflict, Security and Development at the International Institute for Strategic Studies.

Illegally constructed buildings about 30 miles north of Cairo. The pace of unlicensed building exploded in the security vacuum following the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak.

Rapid Urbanization Is a Risk to Global Security

The international community needs to focus on assisting the development of well-planned, stable cities, for both strategic and humanitarian reasons.