The ‘Information Age’ has brought undeniable and unprecedented changes to the ways insurgencies and social movements organize themselves.
The UK-USA relationship has stood the test of time and evolved to meet the requirements of intelligence consumers as old threats have dissipated and new threats emerged.
The Snowden leaks and their framing reveal how aesthetic irruptions can destabilize the self-image and ultimately the ontological security of the state.
The failure of the US intelligence community to predict the Islamic Revolution in Iran offers lessons that remain relevant today in the aftermath of the ‘Arab Spring’.
Obama’s foreign policy has neglected the long-term strategic dangers of making political decisions based on seeking short-term public, political, and economic stability.
War on Terror drone policies problematise classic Just War (JW) approaches. However, JW-inspired international law has the ability to ensure accountability.
The transformation of the Syrian Civil War from a bipolar to a tripolar conflict came from incompatible visions of Syria’s future within the Syrian Resistance Coalition.
The Botswana intelligence oversight regime falls short of addressing the conflicting needs of secrecy and democratic imperatives of transparency and accountability.
Despite the epistemological limitations of history, it can provide the field of intelligence with useful ways to expand its knowledge and debunk myths.
Because cyber attacks have been shown to be a widespread problem, cyber security must be taken seriously regardless of the fact that no state has yet officially declared a cyber war.
To enhance a military’s war-fighting capability and to increase the likelihood of success in operations, a network-centric approach to military operations is paramount.
Targeted killing without regard to due process is no more than extra-judicial executions. The international community should put in place a legal framework to govern targeted killing.