Category Archives: Armed Forces

An African Arms Race: Full Speed Ahead?

by Paul Pryce. With degrees in political science from both sides of the pond, Paul Pryce has previously worked as Senior Research Fellow for the Atlantic Council of Canada’s Canadian Armed Forces program, as a Research Fellow for the OSCE … Continue reading

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Urbane Räume der Zukunft: Sun Tsu und die Analyse des Geländes

von Oberstleutnant Alessandro Rappazzo, Berufsoffizier der Schweizer Armee, Gruppenchef am Kommando Führungslehrgang II / Stabslehrgang I in Luzern und Autor des Buches “Mein Weg: Vorwärts“. Dieser Artikel ist Teil des Buches. Die potenziellen “Schlachtfelder” sind im Wandel begriffen, auch abhängig … Continue reading

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52. Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz – Teil 4: The Health-Security Nexus

Zwischen dem 12. und dem 14. Februar 2016 fand die 52. Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz statt. Es ist eine der wichtigsten sicherheitspolitischen Konferenzen während des Jahres. Sie wurde in einer umfassenden Studie der University of Pennsylvania erneut als beste “Think Tank Conference” … Continue reading

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U.S. Military Making Far-Reaching Changes in Preparation for Women Entering Combat

by Darien Cavanaugh. Cavanaugh is a contributor for War is Boring and Reverb Press. He serves on the Board of Directors for Auntie Bellum.  The Department of Defense (DoD) announced last week that it has approved plans for women to … Continue reading

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Sudan’s Regional Rebels Have Shown Their National Ambitions

by Austin Michael Bodetti. He is a student in the Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program at Boston College and a reporter for War Is Boring. He focuses on the relationship between Islam and conflict in Syria and Sudan. Sudan’s Arab elites … Continue reading

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A Golden Age for Singaporean Shipbuilding

by Paul Pryce. With degrees in political science from both sides of the pond, Paul Pryce has previously worked as Senior Research Fellow for the Atlantic Council of Canada’s Canadian Armed Forces program, as a Research Fellow for the OSCE … Continue reading

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The American Drone Base in Cameroon

by Dan Gettinger. He is co-director of the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College. This article was first published there and re-published by Dan’s permission — thank you! Garoua, a city in northern Cameroon, lies along … Continue reading

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New “Open Skies” aircraft for the German Armed Forces

by Björn Müller (Facebook / Twitter; original published in German). Björn is journalist in Berlin focusing on security policy and geopolitics. Last year, or more precisely the day before Christmas, the German Armed Forces placed their tender for their future … Continue reading

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Examining Iranian Drone Strikes in Syria

by Galen Wright. Over the past two decades the number of states operating drones has exploded from just a handful to more than a third of all countries worldwide. Now, the list of countries not just operating armed drones, but … Continue reading

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The Syrian Government Dangerously Depends on a Militia

by Austin Michael Bodetti. He is a student in the Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program at Boston College and a reporter for War Is Boring. He focuses on the relationship between Islam and conflict in Syria and Sudan. The National Defence … Continue reading

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