Military

Review – Watermelon Democracy

Arushi Singh • Oct 8 2022 • Features

This book explores the overpromised and underdelivered nature of democracy in Egypt, and questions the contribution of various factors.

Why India Needs a Gender Policy for its Armed Forces

Kiran Chauhan • Nov 23 2021 • Articles

The impediments to women’s integration in the Indian military are rooted in gender biases and specific constructs of femininities and masculinities.

Military Honor in the Twenty-First Century: Some Contemporary Challenges

Francisco Lobo • May 25 2021 • Articles

Military honor is a concept that elicits an interpretive attitude and therefore can evolve to accommodate new contents and meanings.

Opinion – The Diplomatic Challenges for Humanity in Space

Obinna Chukwu • Dec 2 2020 • Articles

If we do not develop a united and ethical basis for exploring space that goes beyond national interests it could be our undoing as a species.

Russian Military Aggression or ‘Civil War’ in Ukraine?

Taras Kuzio • Nov 27 2020 • Articles

Putin’s inability to comprehend his mistakes and his longevity in power for another sixteen years make the chances for peace low.

‘Press the Reset Button:’ Right-Wing Extremism in Germany’s Military

Tobias Hof • Sep 18 2020 • Articles

Countering right-wing extremism within the armed forces requires a broad strategy which takes into account the rise of right-wing extremism in all aspects of German life.

Doom, Boom or Hibernation? Covid-19 and the Defense Industry

Johan Eriksson and Giampiero Giacomello • Jul 7 2020 • Articles

The disruption of global value chains is devastating for smaller and more niche companies. Bigger and more diversified players seem to be faring better.

The Remote Warfare Paradox: Democracies, Risk Aversion and Military Engagement

Jolle Demmers and Lauren Gould • Jun 20 2020 • Articles

Western democracies’ claims to the moral high ground in respect to the brutality of war are uncalled for. There is no such thing as sophisticated violence.

Remote Warfare and the Utility of Military and Security Contractors

Christopher Kinsey and Helene Olsen • Jun 20 2020 • Articles

There are important ethical, political and legal concerns with military contracting. The most serious of these is the fear that it will lead to a democratic deficit.

Review – The Age of Illusions

Elizabeth Austin • Mar 25 2020 • Features

Bacevich argues that the road from American expectations of global supremacy and perpetual prosperity to the economic realities of the US in 2016 led to Trump’s election.

Interview – Kristina Mani

E-International Relations • Jan 13 2020 • Features

Kristina Mani discusses Latin American politics, regional issues and the role of militaries, as well as the benefits of using of films and documentaries in her work.

Review – Russia’s Public Diplomacy: Evolution and Practice

Olga Krasnyak • Oct 22 2019 • Features

This volume highlights historical approaches as well as the distinct features of Russia’s public diplomacy, such as its positioning as the guardian of traditional values.

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