17 Oct 2014
ISIS: The Military Response in Iraq and Syria
Author: Louisa Brooke-Holland, Claire Mills
House of Commons Library
This paper examines the various military responses carried out by Western and Middle Eastern states to counter the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
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New Ways of War: Is Remote Control Warfare Effective?
Author: Caroline Donnellan, Esther Kersley, Scott Hickie, Chris Abbott, Raphaël Zaffran, Alice K Ross, Jack Serle, Tom Wills, Paul Gill, Wali Aslam, Crofton Black, Alberto Muti, Katherine Tajer, Larry Macfaul, Richard Reeve, Zoe Pelter, Kate Hofstra, Elizabeth Minor
Remote Control Project
This publication features a number of articles that focus on whether using 'hard power' at a distance, especially through the use of drones, is an effective way to solve a state's security problems.
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From New Frontier to New Normal
Author: Richard Reeve, Zoë Pelter
Oxford Research Group (ORG)
This report looks at the actors involved in counterterrorism strategies and operations in the Sahel-Sahara region including the US, NATO and France.
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Small Wars Journal August 2014
Author: Stephen Draper, Jennifer Jefferis, Gary Anderson, Michael Hauben, Brenda Oppermann, John Hardy, Andrew Salzmann, Winston Harris, Chelsea Daymon
Small Wars Foundation
This journal features articles that address a wide variety of different topics on the nature of conflict, with a particular focus on islamic fundamentalism, organized crime, counterinsurgency and terrorism.
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Is the Age of Intervention Over?
Author: Michael Ignatieff
In this transcribed speech, Harvard University's Michael Ignatieff discusses the Russian annexation of Crimea in early 2014 and how President Putin and his ministers deliberately distorted the language of intervention to suit their geopolitical ends.
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Canadian Military Journal, Issue 14, No 2
Author: Eric Lerhe, Bernard J Brister, G Robert Arrabito, Anna S Leung, Dave Blackburn, Harold Ristau, M Afzal Upal, Simon Mailloux, C Randy Duncan, Steve Critchley, Jim Marland, Bill Railer, Phil Hoddinott, Jason Barr, Roy Thomas, Martin Shadwick, Bill Bentley
Canadian Military Journal (CMJ)
This issue of the Canadian Military Journal contains articles on 1) Canadian-led maritime coalition operations during the War on Terror; 2) Canada’s past, present and future engagement in the Asia-Pacific region; 3) the impact of stigma on physically...
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PfP Consortium Quarterly Journal Summer 2014
Author: Vitaly Gelfgat, Philip Spassov, Pierre Jolicoeur, Frederic Labarre, Ryszard Szypra, Kamila Trochowska, Małgorzata Gawlik-Kobylińska, Monika Lewińska, Tibor Kozma
Partnership for Peace Consortium (PfPC) of Defense Academies and Security Studies Institutes
This issue features articles on 1) the military means of Central Asian states; 2) NATO, Russia and European security; 3) why the Kosovo model is a bad precedent for conflict management in the Caucasus; 4) military security within the framework of sec...
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