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Security Sector Reform and Donor Assistance in Serbia: Complexity of Managing Change
The Greek Crisis - A Pause
The Greek Minority in Albania - Current Tensions
Dayton, Divisions and Constitutional Revisions: Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Crossroads
China in Africa
Southern Balkans 2009 - Stability and Stasis
On Brazil's Economy
Albania After Kosovo independence and the Nato Decision - Some Perspectives.
Vulnerability of Bangladesh to Climate Change
Political and Religious Conflict in the Sandzak
On Energy Security for Baltic States
Whither the Serbian Military after Kosovan Independence?
Islam in Albania
On Zanzibari Separatism
Russian Energy Interests in the Balkans
Wahhabism in the Balkans
Macedonia: Names, Nomenclaturas and NATO
What Could the EU Accomplish in Kosovo? Between the Hammer and the Anvil
Implications of a Nuclear Iran
Kosovo - Third Time Lucky?
Albanian Local Elections 2007 - A Half Term Report?
Montenegro: Headed for New Divisions?
The Ahtisaari Report - Totem & Taboo
The Cham Issue - Where to Now?
Securing the future peace and stability of Ethiopia
Moving Kosovo Forward: Reality V Fiction
Russian energy and foreign policy
The Croatian Armed Forces and NATO
Mitigating the risks of instability in Georgia
Serbia: The Battle Within
Bringing peace to Darfur
Macedonian Elections 2006: Ohrid Accords Survive
The AU and peace and security in Africa
The 2001 Conflict in FYROM-Reflections (04/15)
Russian strategy vis a vis the Ukraine
New Montenegro and Regional Stability
China in Africa - how can Africa benefit?
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM)
Israeli-Palestinian peace process
Police Reform in Serbia: Five Years Later
Political Parties in Serbia. Source of Political Instability
Kosova Negotiations - Background and Perspectives
Democratic Civil Military Relations in Bosnia and Herzegovina: a New Paradigm for Protectorates?
Albanian Elections 2005 - A New Elite?
Bulgarian Elections 2005: A Different Result for EU Accession
Croatia at a Crossroads: The EU-ICTY Debate (05/15)
Southeastern European Defence Industry: International Cooperation & Market Opportunities (05/06)
Macedonia - Recognition, Referendum, Resignation (04/39)
South Asia - regional security cooperation
Balkan Asylum Seekers - Time for a New Approach?(04/29)
Cambodia; national unity and development
FYROM - After the Concordia Mission (G129)
The Sudan (north) prospects
Albanian Elections 2003-Progress,Shortcomings & The Greek Factor (OB99)
Another Ukrainian Minister of Defence (OB98)
The Kosovo Protection Corps in Transition (G122)
The Death of Zoran Djindjic - A Time For Realism
The Assembly of Kosovo: One Year On
Algeria and the EU
Preshevo/Kosovo Lindore - A Continuing Cause For Concern
The Electoral Impasse in Serbia - Autumn 2002
The Ukraine - a bridge between Russia and the West?
Albania, FYROM & Kosova - Evolving States & The European Union
Once Upon An Army - The Crisis in the Albanian Army, 1995-1996
Lviv Air Show Tragedy
Ali Ahmeti & The New Albanian Political Party in FYROM
Ukraine's Parliamentary Elections: The Limits of Manipulation
The Cham Issue - Albanian National & Property Claims in Greece
Serbia-Montenegro - A New Federation?
The Impact of NATO Membership in the Czech Republic: Changing Czech Views of Security, Military & Defence
Assess the causes of the MEND insurgency and the prospects for security in the Niger Delta
FYROM After Ochrid
Can ECOWAS develop effective instruments of crisis management to reduce conflict both between and within states in West Africa?
Kosovo Lindore/Preshevo 1991-2002 & The FYROM Conflict
Are the main threats to China’s internal stability driven by social and economic factors, or religious and political ones?
Kosovo Economy & Society After 1945 - Some Observations
How should the role of the international community in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) evolve
How Stable Is Russia Likely To Be Over The Next 5 Years?
Assess the influence of China in sub-Saharan Africa
Some Reverberations From The Kosovo War
Kosovo - A Thanksgiving Election?
A New Defence Minister in Ukraine
Former Yugoslav Macadeonia - The Shades of Night?
The Greek Minority in Albania in the Aftermath of Communism
The Albanian Election 2001: Legitimacy, Stability & The OCSE
Viktor Chernomyrdin's Appointment As Ambassador to Ukraine
2001: The Prospects for a New Yugoslavia?
Romania's November 2000 Elections: A Future Return to the Past?
The Dismissal of Borys Tarasyuk
The Prospects for Civil War in Montenegro
Croatia: Three Elections & A Funeral
Assess the strengths and weaknesses of regional co-operation on security issues in South Asia
Should Chile reverse history and provide Bolivia sovereign access to the sea?
Review the bilateral geo-political relations of China and India from each perspective (Beijing and Delhi)
North Caucasus: Negative Trends
Provocation, Deception, Entrapment: The Russo-Georgian Five Day War
Georgia and Russia: A Further Deterioration in Relations
Can there be a just settlement of the Palestinian issue through negotiations between the unequal parties?
Azerbaijan: Is War Over Nagornyy Karabakh a Realistic Option?
North Caucasus: Border Security
Assess the influence of China in Sub-Saharan Africa
North Caucasus: Advent of Mountain Brigades
How stable is Ukraine likely to be over the next five years?
North Caucasus: Problems of Helicopter Support in Mountains
Assess the influence of Brazil with its neighbours in terms of hard and soft power
Second Time Lucky? Evaluating Russian Performance in the Second Chechen War
Some Provisional Notes on Current Operations in Dagestan & Chechnya
Assess the threat to China’s development and future prosperity from the current economic crisis.
S38 - Dagestan: The Gathering Storm
S36 - The Caucasus Region and Caspian Basin: "Change, Complication & Challenge"
What does the history of recent elections in Ethiopia and Kenya tell us about the nature of politics in Africa?
S34 - The Meskhetians: Turks or Georgians?
The future of Turkey?
S33 - The Impact of Baku Oil on Nagornyy Karabakh
Devise a regional security strategy for pro-western states on the Black Sea littoral adopting a comprehensive approach.
S32 - The Caspian: A Catastrophe in the Making
Can the Gulf Cooperation Council states overcome their historic mistrust and cooperate effectively in collective security arrangements?
How serious a threat are Islamic extremist groups in East Africa-Horn of Africa, and to whom?
P30 - Dagestan: The Storm. Part I - The 'Invasion' of Avaristan
Assess the state of post-communist democracy and the rule of law in Georgia and develop a strategy for improving the country’s democratic institutions and governance
P27 - Chechen Status - Wide Differences Remain
P26 - Prigorodnyy Rayon: The Continuing Dispute
What would be the most effective strategy for denying the federally administrated tribal areas to the Taliban and Al Qaeda?
Municipal Reform in the North Caucasus: A Time Bomb in the Making
Assess the strategic significance to the international community of the threat of piracy and its links to terrorism in the Strait of Malacca
Will South Korea's sunshine policy succeed in bringing reunification through soft-power attraction?
Chechnya: Continued Violence
Azerbaijan: Permanently Between Scylla and Charybdis?
Dagestan: Birth of Presidential Republic
The Bear, the Peacock, the Eagle, the Sturgeon and the Black, Black Oil: Contemporary Regional Power Politics in the Caspian Sea
North Caucasus: On the Brink of Far-Reaching Destabilisation
Untangling the Karabakh Knot (05/28)
Armenia-Azerbaijan Prague Process: Road Map to Peace or Stalemate for Uncertainty? (05/23)
The End of Ichkeria? (05/17)
Georgia: The Death of Zurab Zhvaniya "A Setback for President, Government & Country" (05/08)
Chechnya after Beslan (04/27)
Chechnya: The Search for a Strong Successor (04/19)
North Caucasus: Escalation of Terrorism into Ingushetia (04/17)
Chechnya:Centre of Unabated Instability & Conflict (04/11)
Faultline or Foothold? Georgia's Relations with Russia & The USA (P41)
Georgia At the Crossroads (OB100)
Chechnya: Dynamics of War Hounded Out?
Chechnya: Normalisation (P40)
P39 (Russian) Shaping an Environment for Peace, Stability & Confidence in South Caucasus
P39 Shaping an Environment for Peace, Stability & Confidence in South Caucasus-The Role of International & Regional Security Organisations
Chechnya: Two Federal Disasters
Pankisskoye Gorge: Residents, Refugees & Fighters
Chechnya: Dynamics of War Brutality & Stress
P34 Chechnya: Federal Retribution "Encirclement, Forceful Intervention & Isolation
Dagestan: The Storm Part 3 - The Expulsion of Chechen Bandit Formations from Novolakskiy Rayon
P31 The Second Chechen War
Dagestan:The Storm Part 2 - The Federal Assault on the "Kadar Complex"
Dagestan: The Storm Pt1 - The 'Invasion' of Avaristan
Chechnya: Two Federal Interventions an Interim Comparison and Assessment
Influences in the South Caucasus: Opposition & Convergence in Axes of Cooperation (P42)
Getting Strategy Right (Enough) – the Royal College of Defence Studies Strategy Handbook
The Royal College of Defence Studies 2019 Course Syllabus
The Royal College of Defence Studies Handbook
Signs of Change in Belarus: Has the Countdown for Lukashenka Begun?
2020 Pre-Course Reading List
Ukrainian Membership in NATO: Benefits. Costs, Misconceptions and Urban Legends
China's Peaceful Rise or Otherwise: Implications for Security and Prosperity in the Asia-Pacific
Poland's Defence and Security: The Same Priorities, Different Approaches
Reviewing UK Defence: Lessons from 2010 for 2015
Kosovo: Russia's Response
A new regime of financial regulation: one step too far for the United Kingdom?
M16 - The Dynamics Shaping European Security
Religion in the Public Arena: A Strategic Challenge facing the Church of England
Beyond the Defence Sector: A Military Contribution to Growth,Exports and Prosperity
ASEAN: A Nascent Security Community?
The Strategic Dynamics of International Collaboration for Defence Procurement and Support
Letters of Marque: Nineteenth Century Solution to a Twenty-First Century Problem? A UK Perspective on the Boundaries for Contractor Participation in Military Operations
Collective Security in Space: Search for a Comprehensive Strategy for Utilisation of Space for National Interests
How might Russia strengthen its political and cultural influence within Europe?
Shale: A Fracking Geopolitical Game Changer?
The 3GS Methodology: A Practical Approach to Strategic Foresight
UK-US Best Practice in the Care of Service Personnel, Veterans and their Families and their Relationship with Society
The Republic of Moldova Armed Forces A Military Doctrine Introduction and Background: Military-Political Developments
Some Geopolitical Implications of the Kosovo Conflict
S39 - From an Era of Threat to One Dangers
OB57 - Who is Afraid of Vaclav Klaus?
G76 - The Legality of NATO's Attack on Serbia
Instability in the Baltic Region
G80 - Social Mulitpolarity in Moldova
G79 - NATO Intervention in Kosovo. Questions Without Answers in Macedonia
G77 - Political Developments in the FRY 22 June - 31 July 1999 and Prospects
G66 - How Stable is Central Europe?
G74 - Reactions in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia to the Kosovo Crisis, 14 March - 31 May 1999
G72 - Kosovo: Background & Chronology
G70 - NATO Expansion and the Baltic States
G69 - Bulgaria - Now on Track for a Secure Future
G68 - Slovak Republic Parliamentary Elections 25/26 September 1998
G67 - Ukraine's New Time of Troubles
A Source of Conflict in Post-Communist Europe
G65 Romania at a Historic Crossroads
G62 - Civil-Military Relations in Discord
G61 - Building an Army from Scratch: Slovakia's Uphill Struggle
G60 - Polish Special Forces - In Search of a New posture
F69 - EU Enlargement in the North: Security Dynamics in Nordic - Baltic - EU - Russian Relations into the New Century
A100 - Maskirovka in Yugoslav Military Thinking
Intro by the Ukrainian Co-Chairman Major General Vadim Hrechaninov, President, Atlantic Council of Ukraine
Energy Security: At Last, A Response from the EU
Ukraine: Prospects and Risks
The School of Defeat
Ukraine's New Crisis
The New Coordinates of Ukrainian Politics
At the Crossroads or the Precipice? The Fate of Ukraine's Orange Revolution and its Implications For Europe.
The Bison And The Bear: Belarusian – Russian Relations 2003 - 2006
Realism About Ukraine Part I - Internal Conditions
Combating International Terrorism & Cross-Border Organized Crime. Stengthening the FIS' International partnerships (05/11)
Moldova & The Dniestr Region:Contested Past,Frozen Present, Speculative Futures?(05/07)
The "Orange Revolution": Implications for Stability in the CIS (05/01)
Ukraine's Elections: The Forces in Play (III)(04/38)
Ukraine's Elections: The Forces in Play(II)(04/37)
Ukraine's Elections: The Forces in Play(1) (04/36)
The Logic Behind Putin's Intervention in Ukraine(04/35)
The SBU-The Security Service of Ukraine (04/25)
Ukraine's Elections: Themes and Variations (04/32)
Into Reverse? The Dismissal of Ukraine's Minister of Defence (04/26)
Belarus' 72nd Guards Unified Training Centre for NCOs & Junior Specialists(04/21)
Ukraine:The Pursuit of Defence Reform in an Unfavourable Context (04/08)
Geopolitical Patterns of Euro-Atlanticism A Perspective from South Eastern Europe (04/16)
Pan-Albanianism: How Big a Threat to Balkan Stability? (04/10)
A Strategy for Integrating Ukraine into the West (04/06)
Transforming the Security Sector in Ukraine: What are the Constraints? What is Possible? (04/07)
G126 The Belarusian Armed Forces
Variable Geometry & Dual Enlargement: From the Baltic to the Black Sea (G127)
Civil Military Relations, Western Assistance & Democracy in South Eastern Europe(G125)
A Political Minuet in Kiev (G123)
The Death of Zoran Djindjic - A Time For Realism(OB97)
New Documents on Ukraine's Security Policy: A Sound Basis for Action? (G121)
Seaford House Papers Foreword
Managing The Challenge Of Illegal Arms Transfers(G120)
Governing the Arctic: View beyond National Interests
Climbing Down From The Summit: Estonia's Road Towards NATO(G118)
The Exposed Flank: Maritime Security for the UK Homeland and the Role of the Royal Navy
The Electoral Impasse in Serbia - Autumn 2002(OB95)
Opening Of The Arctic: Given Predicted Prospects And Implications, How Should The United Kingdom Respond?
The Talons of the Double-Headed Eagle: A Sketch of Russian Strategic Culture
How Not to End a War: Peace Attempts and Failures during the First World War
'Redpointing' Strategy: A Model for Strategy-making in Contemporary Conflict
Electricity in the Air: The Real Power Politics in the Baltics(G115)
Lviv Air Show Tragedy(OB94)
Democracy in the Black Sea Region: The Missing Link in Regional Security(G113 )
Ukraine's Defence Reform: An Update (G112)
Ali Ahmeti & The New Albanian Political Party in FYROM(OB92)
Wannabe Oligarchs: Tycoons & Influence in the Baltic States(G111)
The Military Doctrine of the Republic of Belarus'(G110)
Ukraine's Parliamentary Elections: The Limits of Manipulation(OB91)
The Impact of NATO Membership in the Czech Republic: Changing Czech Views of Security, Military & Defence(G107(S))
The Impact of NATO Membership in the Czech Republic: Changing Czech Views of Security, Military & Defence(G107)
The Enlargement of The West & The Future of Ukraine(G99)
The "Moldovan Syndrome" & The Re-Russification of Moldova - Forward into the Past!(G105)
G102 Civil-Military Relations in Post Cold War Europe
A New Defence Minister in Ukraine(OB86)
Kosovo - A Thanksgiving Election?(OB87)
The Albanian Election 2001: Legitimacy, Stability & The OCSE(OB83)
Romanian-Russian Relations in the Context of the Euro-Atlantic Integration Process(G100)
G96 Highway or Barrier
Viktor Chernomyrdin's Appointment As Ambassador to Ukraine(OB82)
Security Concerns in Post-Soviet Moldova(G94)
G93 Security in the Black Sea Region
G95 Baltic Security in 2001
The Dark Side of Politics in Post-Communist Romania(G92)
Security, Democracy & 'Civil Democratic Control' of Armed Forces in Ukraine (G90)
A Failing Partnership? Ukraine & The West(G89)
G87 European Security & Post-Soviet Space
The Ballistic Missile defense and its effects on the Offense - Defense balance. An examination of the military strategic balance from military, economic, political and social perspectives
Romania's November 2000 Elections: A Future Return to the Past?(OB80)
Transnational Criminal Organisations and their impact on the States National Security
Rethinking the Nordic-Baltic Security Agenda: A Proposal(G88)
The Prospects for Civil War in Montenegro(OB78)
Power Dynamics in South East Asia and its Geostrategic Implications for India: What Should India do to realize its vision -'Partnership for Peace and Shared Prosperity with ASEAN'?
The Dismissal of Borys Tarasyuk(OB79)
Decline, and Fall? The influence of military thinking on Britain's Strategic Culture
NATO's New Members: A Model For Ukraine? The Example of Hungary(G86)
Thaw at the North Pole - Potential for Conflict Challenges and Opportunities for Stability and Governance in the Arctic Region
Strategic Leadership in the 'Soft Power' environment – are there lessons for the Military?
In The Shadow of Russia: Romania's Relations With Moldova & Ukraine(G85)
Can the G20 provide the leadership and governance necessary to respond to future global risk and uncertainty?
Black Sea Geopolitics: Dilemmas, Obstacles & Prospects(G84)
The geostrategic emergence of the Arctic as an accessible resource-rich region and its implications on National Security. A threat or an opportunity for Canada?
Beyond the Good Friday Agreement – Northern Ireland's Fragile and Reluctant Peace
The Arab Uprising: Its causes and the role that Islam can play
Long term Conflict Prevention by Building Stability: Insights and issues arising from the concept of Conflict Prevention and the approaches of the United Kingdom and Germany
G81 War & Peace in Post-Soviet Eastern Europe
Piracy off the Coast of Somalia. Cui Prodest? A Common Fight Against a Profitable Business
The Evolution of Russia's Central Asia Policy, 1991-2007
Этапы внешней политики России в Центральной Азии
Antarctic Resources: Balancing the Challenges and Needs
China in Africa: Plunder or Investment? A comparative study of Chinese engagement in Central African States
The Politics of Coalition Building: The Impact of Parliamentary Control over the Decision to Go to War
Pacific Island Micro-States, Securing Sovereignty and Prosperity in the Twenty-First Century: Does Free Association offer Pacific Island Micro-States and attractive means to maintain sovereignty and t
The Discovery of Oil in Uganda: A Strategic Resource with Opportunity for Development or a Threat to Stability?
Combating Emerging Security Challenges in West Africa: The Air Power Perspective
Arabian Gulf Strategic Integration: What Strategy will assist Multi-Dimensional Integration for the Gulf Co-operation Council?
Cyber Attack - Is the threat to National Security 'Real' or 'Hyped Hysteria'?
Continuity and Realism?: Ethiopia’s Regional Policy Under Meles Zenawi, 1991-2012
In a world of transnational terrorism,can we allow states to fail?
Power: In Search of a Viable National Strategy for the United States in the 21st Century
Chinese Security Interests in Central Asia
Интересы безопасности Китая в Центральной Азии
Russian Oil and Gas Projects and Investments in Central Asia
Russia and Central Asia: Bilateral Cooperation in the Defence Sector
Russia and Central Asia: Multilateral Security and Cooperation
The Future Supply of Gas from Central Asia to Russia: An Expert Assessment
Russia and Central Asia: Existing and Potential Oil and Gas Trade
Turkmenistan - Slowly in the Right Direction
The 'Peace Mission 2007' Exercises: The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Advances
Structural Interdependence of Russia & Central Asia in the Oil and Gas Sectors
Economic Involvement of Russia and China in Central Asia
K26 - Small Arms Transfers & Disarmament: A Security Leitmotif for Tajikistan in the Late 1990s?
K28 - Severe Lessons Of Batken
K25 - Security & Stability in Uzbekistan: Challenges, Threats and Solutions
Who's Afraid of the SCO?
Russia and Central Asia: Current and Future Economic Relations
The Economic Reconstruction of Afghanistan and the Role of Uzbekistan
Phased Withdrawal, Conflict Resolution and State Reconstruction
Disintegration of the USSR and Its Consequences for Uzbekistan: Economic and Social Spheres
Tensions in Sino-Central Asian Relations and their Implications for Regional Security
Disposal of Redundant Heavy Weapons
Afghanistan - Where Are We?
China & Central Asia: Present & Future of Economic Relations(05/25)(R)
China & Central Asia: Present & Future of Economic Relations(05/25)(E)
Central Asian Nations & Border Issues (05/10)
China's growing Indian Ocean maritime interests – sowing the seeds of conflict?
After Two Wars: Reflections on the American Strategic Revolution in Central Asia (05/14)
Turkmenistan: People! Motherland! Leader? (05/16)
Kyrgyzstan After Akayev (05/18)
The Collective Security Treaty Organization (05/09)
Tajikistan Waiting for a Storm (04/13)
Kyrgyzstan Focusing on Security (K41)
Severe Lesson of Batken
Regional (Non-) Proliferation: The Case of Central Asia
Power & Wealth in Central Asian Politics: Clan Structures versus Democratisation
Kazakhstan's Armed Forces: Reform or Decay?
The Modern Great Game
Extremism in Uzbekistan
Reconstructing Inner Asia
Kazakhstan: Security & Defence Challenges
Border Security in Tajikistan: Countering the Narcotics Trade?
The Prospects For Internal Unrest In Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan & The Threat From Islamic Extremism
Russia in Central Asia: Third Invasion - An Uzbek View
Российские нефтегазовые проекты и инвестиции в Центральной Азии
Россия и Центральная Азия: двустороннее сотрудничество в военной сфере
Россия и Центральная Азия: многостороннее сотрудничество в сфере безопасности
Hawala and related Informal Value Transfer Systems
Networking in Open Source Intelligence
The Russian Far East: A Chinese Future?
British Leaders and Irregular Warfare
Kosovo and a Unilateral Declaration of Independence
Home-Grown Nihilism: The Clash within Civilisations
Qatar: A Little Local Difficulty
Informal Networks and Insurgency in Iraq
Iran: Informal Networks and Leadership Politics
Russian Perceptions on the Iranian Nuclear Issue
Asymmetric Strategies in the Middle East
Russia and the Persian Gulf: The Deepening of Moscow's Middle East Policy
Iranian Strategy: Factionalism & Leadership Politics
The Battle for the Palestinian Security Services
Iran & Israel: Asymmetric Warfare and Regional Strategy
Israeli Perceptions of the Iranian Issue
Nuclear weapons: more than weapons of mass destruction
The Birth Pangs of a New Middle East?
Russia and the Middle East: Policies and Contexts
Death Squad Operations in Iraq
The Russia-Hamas Dialogue, and the Israeli Parliamentary elections
Iraq's Security and Intelligence Structures: More Problems
A Shi'i Enclave? Iranian Policy Towards Iraq
Scotland's Independence – A Guide for the perplexed
Iranian Nuclear Politics: The International Dimensions
Iranian Nuclear Politics: Change of Tactics or Strategy?
To what extent is the maritime environment important to the economic prosperity and influence of the United Kingdom?
President Mahmud Ahmadinezhad: A Turning Point in Iranian Politics and Strategy?
Weak Authoritarianism and Iraqi State Building
Co-operation in the Israeli-Turkish Defence Industry
An examination of the current and emerging strategic challenges to energy resilience in the United Kingdom
Iraqi Civil-Military Relations: Progress, Pathologies & Prospects
Multi-Ethnic Armies: Lebanese Lessons & Iraqi Implications
Civil-Military Relations, State Strategies & Presidential Elections in Iran
The British-Syrian Relationship on the Psychiatrist's Couch (05/24)
Conservative Factionalism & Iranian Nuclear Strategy(05/22)
Main Currents in Iranian Strategy Since 9/11 (05/13)
The Causes and Consequences of Strategic failure in Afghanistan and Iraq
China's growing power and implications for India. Will it be a cooperative-competitive or a hostile relationship?
Beyond the Hindu Kush – Germany's security and defence policy post Afghanistan
Chinese Maritime Power – Is the increase in China’s maritime power internally consistent with China's national interests and foreign policy, or cause for concern?
The Russian Chronologies: October - December 2009
A Russian Chronology: July - September 2009
A Russian Chronology: April - June 2009
A Russian Chronology: January - March 2009
What is NATO for? The North Atlantic Alliance After 2014
A Russian Chronology: April-June2008 Foreign Policy
A Russian Chronology: January - March 2004
Fighting Poverty in Democratic Countries: The Brazilian Case Study
A Russian Chronology: October - December 2008
A Russian Chronology: July - September 2008
Defence-Industrial Strategy – opportunity for an enhanced Government-Industry relationship?
A Russian Chronology: April-June 2008
Cyber-Warfare: vital ground, 'emperor's new clothes' or strategic paralysis?
The Rise of China and its Relations with North Korea – Will there be Peace in the Region?
A Russian Chronology: January - March 2008
China's Threats: What are the main security challenges confronting China?
'Mexico in Danger of Rapid Collapse': Reality or Exaggeration?
Piracy. When does a successful criminal business model become a political priority to defeat?
CBRN terrorism and the UK National Security Strategy - a question of priority?
A Russian Chronology: October - December 2007
India's dilemma on relations with the United States and China
Legitimacy - a Principle of War?
A Russian Chronology: July - September 2007
The Role of the National Interest in the National Security Debate
The changing face of power and United Kingdom (UK) foreign policy
A Russian Chronology: April - June 2007
NATO in an Asian Century: Regional Alliance or Global Security Partner?
A Russian Chronology: January - March 2007
India – Afghanistan: strategic stakes
A Russian Chronology: October - December 2006
Fish: a renewable resource?
A Russian Chronology: July - September 2006
What lessons about strategy and its relationship to national policy and military doctrine, are illustrated by the Royal Air Force's experience in France and Flanders, May-June 1940?
African peace and security: lessons from the birth of USAFRICOM
A Russian Chronology:July to September 2005
Indian interests in central Asia and Afghanistan
A Russian Chronology: October - December 2005
Ever since the souring experience of Iraq, foreign interventionalism has been the love that dare not speak its name
China's changing policy on UN peacekeeping operations and the driving forces behind those changes
An evolving and assertive Russia; a future threat or opportunity for Europe and America?
Cyber attacks – the significance of the threat and the resulting impact on strategic security
China's foreign policy: harmonious world. Is it a mere stratagem, or an abiding policy the world can trust?
'Securitization' and its effect on strategic thinking
'Where are the war poets?': the role and place of contemporary British war poetry
Neither totally 'channel', nor solely 'rothco' or societies, dilemma to achieve and maintain balanced civil-military relations
The More Things Change, The More they Stay the Same The Role of New Media in the Changing Relationship Between the State and the Individual
A Russian Chronology: Apr-Jun 2005
A Russian Chronology October-December 2004 (05/02)
A Russian Chronology July-September 2004 (04/30)
A Russian Chronology April-June 2004 (04/18)
J38 A Russian Chronology: October-December 2003
J37 A Russian Chronology: July-September 2003
J36 A Russian Chronology: April-June 2003
J35 A Russian Chronology: January-March 2003
J34 A Russian Chronology: October-December 2002
J33 A Russian Chronology: July-September 2002
J32 A Russian Chronology: April-June 2002
J31 A Russian Chronology: January-March 2002
J30 A Russian Chronology: October-December 2001
J29 A Russian Chronology: July-September 2001
J28 A Russian Chronology: April-June 2001
J27 A Russian Chronology: January-March 2001
J26 A Russian Chronology: October-December 2000
J25 A Russian Chronology: July-September 2000
J24 A Russian Chronology: April-June 2000
J23 A Russian Chronology: January-March 2000
The Russo-Chinese Energy Relationship
The Mouse that Roared, or the Bear that Growled? Russia's Latest Military Doctrine (February 2010)
Cockroaches, 'X-Men' and the "Black Day": Food Security and the Russian Federation
US - Russia Strategic Relations: Obama and Biden Visit Moscow, Tbilisi and Kiev - Planned Contradictions?
Russia & Latin America: Competition in Washington's "Near Abroad"?
The Politicisation of History in the Russian Federation
The Russian Presidential Succession
Stakhanov to the Rescue? Russian Coal and Troubled Emergence of a Russian Energy Strategy
Russia and the Arctic: "The Last Dash North"
A Review of Russian Foreign Policy
The Lobster, The Eagle and The Bear
Pay and Allowances in the Russian Armed Forces: A Guidance Note
The UK & Russia - A Troubled Relationship Part I
Military Service in Russia - No New Model Army
F64 - Russian & Ukrainian Perceptions of Events in Yugoslavia
C101 - The "Brain" of the Russian Army - The Centre for the Military-Strategic Research General Staff 1985-2000
OB72 - Russia's 1999 Draft Military Doctrine
Military Threats to Russia and Development Problems in Her Armed Forces
S35 - Russia 1998
OB75 - The Transfer of Power in Russia 1999-2000
OB74 - Will Russia go for a Military Victory in Chechnya?
OB73 Can Vladimir Putin Save Russia?
J21 - A Russian Chronology: July-Sept 1999
OB71 - The December 1999 Duma Elections
OB70 - Russian Duma Elections: A Preview
OB69 - How Far can the West Afford to Ignore Russia?
OB68 - Yel'tsin: In Power Beyond 2000?
OB65 - Russia and the Millenium Bug
OB63 - Primakov Appointment: Crisis Deferred
OB62 - A Pragmatic Economic Path: Some Suggestions for Primakov
K24 - Belarus' - Russian Military Relations (1991-1998)
J22 - A Russian Chronology: October-December 1999
J20 - A Russian Chronology: April-June 1999
J19 - A Russian Chronology: January-March 1999
J18 - A Russian Chronology: October-December 1998
J17 - A Russian Chronology: July-September 1998
J16 - A Russian Chronology: April-June 1998
J15 - A Russian Chronology: January-March 1998
Internal domestic policy will drive Chinese foreign policy
J14 - A Russian Chronology: October-December 1997
Combating islamist terrorism with smart power
J13 - A Russian Chronology: July - Sept 1997
Rwanda: from civil war and regional conflict to reconciliation, reconstruction and development
F68 - The Strategic Context of Russo-Chinese Relations
Russian development in the Barents sea – opportunities and challenges for Norway
Israel's demographic dilemma: what price the preservation of its Jewish identity?
F67 - Geopolitical Challenges to Moscow in the Transcaucasus
A problem with choice – a weakness in the UK’s strategic approach?
F66 - Russia-Baltic Relations, 1991-1999: Characteristics & Evolution
China in Africa: implications for UK policy
F65 - Russian Thinking on European Security After Kosovo
E106 - The Russian Political Economy 1999
The decision to commit armed forces to war is perhaps the most difficult the leader of a state can face, but is national interest enough of a justification and if not, what other criteria should shape
E98 - The Kurile Islands
E97 - Russian Organised Crime
E96 - The Present State of the Russian Economy
China's global status in 2050 plausible scenarios
On the interpretation of international humanitarian law concerning the concept of civilian direct participation in hostilities
E107 - Russia on the Eve of the 21st Century
E105 - The Boss: How Yury Luzhkov Runs Moscow
E103 - Moscow, the Regions and Russia's Foreign Policy
E102 - How Russia is Ruled - 1998
E100 - Transport in the Russian Federation & CIS - A Review
Drug trafficking and security issues in Afghanistan
D61 - Ethnicity & Nationalism in the Soviet Army 1979-91
In an era of significant fiscal constraints and multilateral responses to external threats, does the UK have the capacity for strategic action?
Emerging security architecture of the black sea region
The military contribution to soft power: a comparative analysis
Iran: A strategy
C99 - The Russian Armed Forces as a Factor in Regional Stability
Britain's expeditionary approach 1997 - 2010: the failure to maintain pocket superpower status
C98 - The Military Industrial Complex
An examination of the United Kingdom’s diplomatic power; quietly vanished or holding strong?
Prospects and Opportunities of the European Common Foreign, Security and Defence Policy after the Ratification of the Treaty of Lisbon
Indonesia: Will democracy survive and is democracy compatible with Islam?
C97 - Russia's Armed Forces on the Brink of Reform
The nuclear strategy of two US allies – A comparative study of the UK and Japan
C96 - The Red Army and the Future War in Europe, 1925-1940
FCO and DFID - A case of siamese twins or sibling rivalry? Should DFID and the FCO be separate government departments or combined into one?
OB60 - Russia: Fragile Stability?
Naval power had never played a primary role in the mindset of either the Russian or Soviet leaderships when pursuing Foreign Policy aims. As the architect of the modern Soviet Navy, Admiral Sergei Gor
C100 - Russian Military Reform: Status and Prospects
Implications of climate change for food security in east africa: how should governments respond to the threats posed?
B56 - Military Reform and the Russian Air Force
Reconstruction within stabilisation – a risky business
The conflict with extreme Islamism – how to compete in the global information environment
A Strategic analysis of the first anglo-afghan War 1839-42: lessons for today
OB59 - Oil and Gas Interests in the Russian Political Equation
UK Defence: Has the vision of the 1998 Strategic Defence Review died?
Economic Transition in the Former Communist Countries in 1998: A Strategic Overview
Prospects for fossil fuel dependant armed forces; the need for a strategic approach
Counterinsurgency and stabilisation: intervention,doctrine and the new orthodoxy
2009 Seaford House Papers Foreword
How much of a threat is Immigration to United Kingdom National Security at the beginning of the 21st Century?
Questions of European security. Russian-Ukrainian relations: past, present and future
Putin on International Security
Possessing the Past: The use and abuse of archaeology in building nation-states
The Bison, the Dragon, the Peacock and the Lion: Aspects of Contemporary Belarusian Foreign Policy
The gathering storm: The confluence of climate change and population growth in 2050
Islam in the Russian Federation
An assessment of the Mediterranean’s security prospects for the 21st century
International security and unrecognised states: is recognition the answer?
The Gaza effect
An EU strategy for military capacity building in East Africa. Is there an EU strategy, should there be one?
China-India: Emerging global powers - conflict or collaboration?
The Arctic region is at a time of Geopolitical transition. Will this transpire through aggressive competition or as peaceful change?
A contemporary review of western-Iran Relations
China and Taiwan: Implications for Security in the Far East
Disunited in diversity: The European union's crisis of legitimacy
How are strategic decisions affected by psychological and cognitive biases, and how can these effects be avoided?
China – Peaceful rise or hidden dragon?
What are the likely implications of the financial crisis on the German foreign and defence policy? risk or opportunity?
What are the principal challenges facing security sector reform in Afghanistan ?
What prospects for enhanced space security in the Obama presidency?
'A force for good': How might the UK better deal with failed and fragile states?
Fourth generation warfare and its challenges for the military and society
Fighting the illicit trade and trafficking of small arms and light weapons - a world priority for the 21st century
Commonwealth and Francophonie: from colonial legacy to soft power?
Is cyberspace a source of global insecurity and is a reaction-based strategy really able to harness it for greater effect?
Risk, policy and strategy: are they out of alignment in a world moving beyond the nation state?
Security advantages for the EU in the event of Turkish accession
Will less energy equal more conflict squared for the United States and China?
Battling the Bogeyman Lessons from History on Fighting Piracy
Has the Northern Irish question been answered?
Russian-Chinese Relations: Past, Present & Future
It may thaw; will it boil over?
The next generation of veterans: their critical needs and their emerging rights
Are sanctions still a valid foreign policy tool in the contemporary international environment?
Gazprom in Crisis
What are the incentives and constraints of China becoming a superpower?
Russia's 'Golden Bridge' is Crumbling: Demographic Crisis in the Russian Federation
The European Union Lisbon treaty 2007: Would ratification undermine the Atlantic alliance?
The role of the justice sector in security sector reform
Where Have all the Soldiers Gone? Russia's Military Plans Versus Demographic Reality
How European nations use their forces in the modern world and the implications for force design
Prospects for US intervention
Russian Environmental Problems
The role of China in Africa: an agent for developmental transformation or just neo-colonial exploitation?
Sovereign Democracy: the Ideology of Yedinaya Rossiya
Is globalisation undermining the military capability of the nation state – and does it matter?
Pandemic flu – Will the World catch a cold?
Russian Regional Commands
Russian Foreign Policy: Strange Inconsistency
"It Just Can't Get Any Worse": The British Army as Seen From Russia
The State of the Russian Aviation Industry and Export Opportunities
Russia: Transition To a Medvedev Presidency?
Kosovo's Status: Russian Policy on Unrecognised States
Russian Oil and EU Energy Security
The Russian, German and Polish Triangle
Russian-Chinese military exercises and their wider perspectives: Power play in Central Asia
Russia's Special Forces
The Russian Energy Strategy and Energy Policy: Pipeline Diplomacy or Mutual Dependence
Russian Nationalist Movements & Geopolitical Thinking
The Modernisation of the Russian Military: The Ambitions & Ambiguities of Vladimir Putin
Russian Perspectives of Russia-EU Security Relations
Putin's Middle East Diplomacy (05/27)
Putin's Nationalist Challenge (05/20)
Putin's External & Internal Security Policy(05/05)
NATO Enlargement: A Russian Outlook (04/33)
Beslan - Lessons Learned? (04/34)
Joint Peacekeeping in the Eurasian Region: Structures & Prospects (04/31)
Beslan-The Political Fallout(04/28)
Russia's Relations with India & Pakistan(04/24)
Enlargement Tests the Partnership Between The EU & Russia(04/23)
Russia and The EU Under Putin (04/20)
New Russia's Strategic Choice: Regionalisation versus Globalisation (04/14)
Couch for the MoD or the CGS? The Russian Ministry of Defence & The General Staff 2001-2004 (04/09)
The Russia-USA Relationship (04/12)
Russia after the Presidential Election (04/01)
Igor Ivanov on Iraq and the Struggle for a New World Order (OB102)
Russian Perspectives on Terrorism (C120)
The Pattern of Russian Policy in the Caucasus & Central Asia (OB101)
Russo-Japanese Relations (F84)
The Russian Far East: Drift From the Centre? (E112)
The Contest Between Power & Policy in Russia (G124)
The Axis of Evil: The Russian Approach (F83)
Current Russo-Chinese Relations (F81)
The Use of Russian Airpower in the Second Chechen War (B59)
Russian Business & Foreign Policy (F82)
The Putinite System (E111)
FPS & FAPSI - RIP (OB96)
The Russian Ground Forces & Reform 1992-2002 (D67)
Rudderless in a Storm: The Russian Navy 1992-2002
Relying on Surprise
The Russian Orthodox Church
Russia & The Middle East
Russia & Turkey
The Russo-Iranian Relationship
Future Military Reform: Russia's Nuclear & Conventional Forces (D65)
The Strategic Rocket Forces 1991-2002 (D66)
Vladimir Putin & Russia's Special Services (C108)
Russia & The West
The Reform of the Russian Army - Issues & Obstacles (D64)
The Reform of the Russian Air Force
Russia, The USA & Central Asia
Russia & The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (OB90)
Belarus' & Russia - Military Cooperation 1991-2002 (D63)
Putin's Russia: Whither Multi-Polarity?
Russia's Energy Diplomacy
The Federal Border Guard Service
The Recreation of Russia's Ground Forces High Command: Prepared for Future War? (A103)
Contemporary Russian Perceptions of Euro-Atlanticism
The Putin Presidency: Establishing Superpresidentialism (E110)
Manpower Problems of The Russian Armed Forces
Mujahideen Tactics in the Soviet Afghan War (A102)
Russia & The West Since 11 September 2001 (0B89)
"Invasion" How Could It Be?
The Russian Garrison in Tajikistan - 201st Gatchina Twice Red Banner Motor Rifle Division (OB85)
'Invasion' How Could It Be?
Russia's Reaction to the American Tragedy (OB84)
Russia & Islam (F73)
Putin's Power Bases (E109)
The Western Balkans: Returning Instability
Climate Change and the Energy Crunch
The Russian Federation Navy: An Assessment of its Strategic Setting, Doctrine and Prospects
The European Security Treaty through the Kyrgyz Prism: Rhetoric Meets Reality?
Uzbekistan's Afghan Interests and its Foreign Policy after 2014: A turning point for opening Central Asia?
The Effectiveness of US Military Information Operations in Afghanistan 2001-2010: Why RAND missed the point
Cross Cultural Issues in the Four Services
Defence Academy Yearbook 2009
S B Ivanov, The New Russian Defence Minister (OB81)
Defence Academy Yearbook 2011
Russian Foreign Policy 2000: The Near Abroad (F71)
Russia & The Far Abroad 2000 (F72)
Strategic Communication & Influence Operations: Do We Really Get It?
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation
Defence Academy Yearbook 2012
The Federal Agency of Government Communications & Information
Defence Academy Annual Report 2013/14
The Strategic Challenge of Chinese Organisations
Years in Big Politics - Ye M Primakov (F70)
JSP 101 Defence Writing Guide
Putin's Regime: Administered Democracy(E108)
Sonatrach: An International Giant in the Making
Defence Academy Yearbook 2013
North Caucasus Military District: Defending Russia's Interests in the Caucasus (1966-August 1999) (A101)
Russian Military Doctrine
Targeting Restraint Analysis Model (TRAM)
The Russian Armed Forces: Threat or Safeguard?(C104)
European Defence: Whither Russia & Ukraine?
The SVR: Russia's Intelligence Service(C103)
The Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation(C102)
Chinese Foreign Policy: A Chronology April - June 2009
The "Brain" of the Russian Army - The Centre for Military-Strategic Research, General Staff 1985-2000 (C101)
Security Dynamics in Nordic-Baltic-EU-Russian Relations into the New Century (F69)
Waking the Neighbour - Finland, NATO and Russia
Jacob Zuma: The Man of the Moment or the Man for the Moment?
Russia on the eve of the 21st century (E107)
Transnational Dynamics of Return and the Potential Role of the Kurdish Diaspora in Developing the Kurdistan Region
Strategic Communication: A Primer
Darfur - A Cultural Handbook
Russia and the Security of Europe's Energy Supplies: Security in Diversity?
An Examination of the European Security and Defence Policy: Obstacles & Options
Counting the Cost of an American Unilateralist Policy: a Superpower at Risk?
Perspectives On Ethno-Nationalist/Separatist Terrorism
Promoting Stability on Europe’s Borders: a Comparative Study of Kosovo, Transdniestria and Abkhazia
Countering Terrorist Ideologies Discussion Papers September 2005
Spiritual Intelligence: is it relevant to ethical leadership education at the strategic level of defence?
Transforming NATO HQ: The Latest Hurrah
Chinese Procurement and Capabilities
Synthesis and Characterisation of Liquid Crystalline Precursors for Smart Explosive Formulations
Russian Domestic Chronology 2010
NATO Intelligence and Early Warning
Expeditionary Forces for Post Modern Europe: Will European Military Weakness Provide an Opportunity For The New Condottieri
NATO Headquarters Transformation: Getting Ahead of the Power Curve
Medvedev and the Modernisation Dilemma
Ambassador Rogozin on NATO, Peace and the World
If spring comes tomorrow… Russia and the Arctic (2011)
Institutional Attitudes:EU, NATO, OSCE And Beyond
Dagestan: Local hostility to Botlikh Military Township and anger over Gimry Tunnel closure
The Global Cyber Game (Reduced File Size)
Is the way we develop leaders out of date?
Problems and Practical Solutions to Tackle Extremism Problems; and Muslim Youth and Community Issues
British Strategic Leadership: Food for Thought
The Transfer of Power in Russia 1999-2000 (OB75)
Running a Country: The British Colonial Experience and its Relevance to Present Day Concerns
Can Vladimir Putin Save Russia? (OB73)
Addressing Constructions of ‘Bullying’ in the British Army: A Framework for Analysis
Will Russia Go For A Military Victory in Chechnya?(OB74)
The Russian Political Economy 1999 (E106)
Post-Modern Challenges for Modern Warriors
The Boss: How Yury Luzhkov Runs Moscow (E105)
Russia and The West: A Reassessment
Russia's European Agenda and The Baltic States
Reserves - Civil and Military - In Support of the Comprehensive Approach
Behavioural Conflict: From General to Strategic Corporal: Complexity, Adaptation and Influence
Returning Science to the Social (Making Sense of Confusion: A Case for Honest Reflection)
The December 1999 Duma Elections (OB71)
Russia's 1999 Draft Military Doctrine (OB72)
The Strategic Context Of Russo-Chinese Relations (F68)
Geopolitical Challenges To Moscow in The Transcaucasus (F67)
Continuity & Conflict in Russian Government (E104)
Military Reform & The Russian Air Force
Resolution of Conflicts & Politico-Moral Personalities
Russian Duma Elections: A Preview (OB70)
S43 Security Dynamics of the Black Sea Region
Russia-Baltic Relations, 1991-1999: Characteristics & Evolution (F66)
Conflict in a Changing World: Looking Two Decades Forward
Russian Thinking on European Security After Kosovo (F65)
How Far Can The West Afford To Ignore Russia? (OB69)
Yel'tsin: In Power Beyond 2000? (OB68)
Moscow, The Regions & Russia's Foreign Policy (E103)
M27 Political Culture Case Studies
Russian & Ukrainian Perceptions of Events in Yugoslavia (F64)
M22 EU Civilian Crisis Management
Ethnicity & Nationalism In The Soviet Army 1979-91
Russia & The Millennium Bug (OB65)
How Russia Is Ruled - 1998 (E102)
Lessons of Operations in Afghanistan (UKTrans 601)
M20 Collected Writings 1990-2000
Proceedings of Seminar on 'Management & Supervision of Defence in a Society in Transition'
Whose Professionalism?: Separating the Institutional Roles of the Military & Police
The Future of Conflict: Looking Out To 2020
Cities & Infra-State Conflicts
Strengthening "Soft Security": What Is To Be Done?
Rebirth of the Great Silk Road: Myth or Substance?
Modern Intelligence Servies: Have They a Place in Ethical Foreign Policies?
The Caspian: Comminatory Crosscurrents
Conflict in Africa: How Different?
The Unfinished Global Revolution
The Next Convergence: The Future of Economic Growth in a Multispeed World
Будущее поставок газа из Центральной Азии в Россию: экспертная оценка
Россия – Центральная Азия: состояние и возможные перспективы торговли
Структурная взаимозависимость России и Центральной Азии в нефтегазовой сфере
A Russian Chronology: Jan-Mar 2005
Экономическое присутствие России и Китая в Центральной Азии
Россия и Центральная Азия: состояние и перспективы экономических отношений
Восстановление Афганистана и афгано-узбекские экономические отношения
Распад СССР и его последствия для Узбекистана:экономика и социальная сфера
Отношения между Россией и Китаем: история, современность и будущее
Politique étrangère russe: l’étrange inconstance
Les sources de la modernisation de l'outil militaire russe: ambitions et ambiguites de Vladimir Putin
Victory Among the People: Lessons from Countering Insurgency and Stabilising Fragile States
Military Orientalism: Eastern War Through Western Eyes
The Strategic Rationale for Britain in Space: Issues, Opportunities and Challenges
Distilling the Frenzy
The Bottom Billion
The Breaking of Nations: Order and Chaos in the Twenty-first Century
At The Center of the Storm
Nuclear Lessons for Cyber Security?
The New Machiavelli: How to Wield Power in the Modern World
Fixing Failed States: A Framework for Rebuilding a Fractured World
Global Strategic Trends
The Future of Power
Experiences of Bombing with the Independent Force, 1918 by Wg Cdr J E A Baldwin
Report on the effect of the bombing by the 8th Brigade and Independent Force, Royal Air Force
The Strategy Bridge
Report on the effect of the bombing by the 8th Brigade and Independent Force, Royal Air Force-Blast Furnaces
Strategy in a Time of Austerity
Military Strategy: The Politics and Technique of War
Report on the effect of the bombing by the 8th Brigade and Independent Force, Royal Air Force-Aerodromes
My Share of the Task: A Memoir
Soldiers, Statesmen and Strategy
Report on the effect of the bombing by the 8th Brigade and Independent Force, Royal Air Force-Industrial Centres
Smart muddling through: rethinking UK national strategy beyond Afghanistan
RCDS Strategic Thinking Booklet
Report on the effect of the bombing by the 8th Brigade and Independent Force, Royal Air Force-Hostile Counter Measures
The Transformation of Strategy
Report on the effect of the bombing by the 8th Brigade and Independent Force, Royal Air Force-Bombs
Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in Wartime
The Glorious Art of Peace: From the Iliad to Iraq
Thucydides on Strategy
Good Strategy, Bad Strategy
Report on the effect of the bombing by the 8th Brigade and Independent Force, Royal Air Force-Miscellaneous Photographs
Operation Sealion-OKW Directives for the Invasion of the U.K
Operation Sealion-Review of the Possible Scale of Invasion of the UK
Notes on German Preparations for Invasion of the United Kingdom
German Plans for the Invasion of England 1940
Strategy or Alibi? Obama, McChrystal and the Operational Level of War (Survival - Vol 52, No 5)
Counterinsurgency: Exposing the Myths of the New Way of War
Defeat into Victory
Operation Overlord: Report and Appreciation
Intelligence and Strategy: Selected Essays
Combined Operations Pamphlet No. 11 - Landing Ships Infantry
Can Intervention Work?
Combined Operations Pamphlet No. 18 - Landing Ships Tank
Hero, Victim or Villain? The Public Image of the British Soldier and its Implications for Defence Policy
Small Wars and Insurgencies: The dangerous myths and dubious promise of COIN
The Part Played in Overlord by the Synthetic Harbours
Operational Aspects of Mulberry B
Understanding the Helmand campaign: British military operations in Afghanistan (International Affairs 86/2)
Higher Command in War (Military Review, May 1990)
The Assault Landings in Normandy, Order of Battle
The Utility of Force: The Art of War in the Modern World
War Diaries 1939-1945: Field Marshal Lord Alanbrooke
An Ethics of Interrogation
A Question of Security: The British Defence Review in an Age of Austerity
Morality and War: Can War be Just in the Twenty-first Century?
The limited capacity of management to rescue UK defence policy: a review and a word of caution
British judicial engagement and the juridification of the armed forces
British civil–military relations and the problem of risk
The Mask of Command: A Study of Generalship
Decision in Normandy
Planning Armageddon: British Economic Warfare and the First World War
The Shield of Achilles: War, Peace and the Course of History
A History of Military Thought: From the Enlightenment to the Cold War
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organisations
First World War British Tank Doctrine-S.S. 164
Of Arms and Men: A History of War, Weapons, and Aggression
Leading Change: Why Transformational Efforts Fail
Afghanistan Revealed: Beyond the Headlines
Organising Defence's Contribution to National Strategy
First World War British Tank Doctrine-G.s. 943
Is the Conduct of War a Business?
Cyber War: The Next Threat to National Security and What to do About it
First World War British Tank Doctrine-S.S.203
Shake Hands With the Devil
Precision-Guided Munitions and Human Suffering in War
The Management Book: How to Manage Your Team to Deliver Outstanding Results
Survival of the Fittest
First World War British Tank Doctrine-S.S. 650
Iraq: A War of Choice
On the Psychology of Military Incompetence
Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument with Historical Illustrations
First World War British Tank Doctrine-S.S. 714
Thinking, Fast and Slow
The Rules of the Game
First World War British Tank Doctrine-S.S. 135
Future Character of Conflict
Narcissistic Leaders: The Incredible Pros, the Inevitable Cons
The Untold War: Inside the Hearts, Minds, and Souls of Our Soldiers
Tank Coloured Disc and Light Code
The Hubris Syndrome: Bush, Blair & the Intoxication of Power
The Leadership Skills Handbook: 50 Essential Skills You Need to be a Leader
Steve Jobs The Man Who Thought Different
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Bounce: The Myth of Talent and the Power of Practice
Six Moments of Crisis: Inside British Foreign Policy
The Spanish Ambassador's Suitcase: Tales from the Diplomatic Bag
The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today
How Col. John Boyd Beat the Generals
The British Way in Counter-insurgency and Army, Empire and Cold War
George Washington and the American Military Tradition
The Military Maxims Of Napoleon
The End of the Age of Petraeus
British Civil-Military Integration: the History and Next Steps
Last Charge of the Knights? Iraq, Afghanistan and the Special Relationship
Franco-British Defence and Security Treaties: Entente While it Lasts?
A Contest for Supremacy: China, America, and the Struggle for Mastery in Asia
NATO In Search of a Vision
The Return of History and the End of Dreams
Tomorrow's War (Strategies & Doctrines)
Partnering with Local Forces: Vintage Wine, New Bottles and Future Opportunities
Coalition Command in Contemporary Operations
The D-Day Landings
Annual Report 2013-14
Defence Academy Yearbook 2014
Corporate Plan 2012
Recommended books for HCSC 15 students
What Can Commerce Teach Us About Strategy?
A Re‐Balancing Act: the Security, Diplomatic, and Economic Elements of the U.S. Pivot to Asia
The “Problem of Neutrality” Revisited
Role of China in Africa
Organised Corruption in the South Caucasus
Democracy in Burma
The Gulf Monarchies and the ‘Arab Awakening’
Water Resources in China
Strategy for Development in Papua New Guinea
Beaucourt-sur-Ancre and the Air Battle over the Somme
GSC 18th to 21st January 1909
London Gazette - Second Supplement 21 Sep 1917
London Gazette - Third Supplement 8 Oct 1918
London Gazette - Third Supplement 18 Sep 1918
Field Artillery Training
14th Division Operational Order No 133
From the papers of Field Marshal Sir Archibald Montgomery-Massingberd
Royal Air Force Quarterly, July 1935
Staff Ride - The Fifth Army
Operations, B.E.F. 1914
Gallipoli: What are the enduring lessons for modern warfare and joint operations?
Sir Julian Corbett: how important was his contribution to British maritime strategy in the First World War and how relevant are his ideas to modern warfare?
Warfare on the Western Front 1914-1918: Revolution in Military Affairs?
Options for change? Did the British military successfully reap the benefits of the key lessons of the Russo-Japanese War in preparation for 1914?
The Development of airpower during World War I - The promise of a decisive capability?
What was the impact of Western Front war poetry on the population over the period 1914-1939?
The Operational Lessons of the Mesopotamia Campaign, 1914-1918
An Army in our own Image
How did airpower affect the outcome of World War One?
The Army Chaplains' Department 1914-18
Leaders and Leadership
The Mesopotamian Campaign, 1914-1918
Siege of Tsingtao August-November 1914
The Western Front 1914
Coronel and Falklands
Heligoland Bight, Emden raids, the escape of Goeben & Breslau
The Balkans 1914-1918
GSC 17th to 20th January 1910
GSC 9th to 12th January 1911
GSC 15th to 18th January 1912
GSC 13th to 16th January 1913
GSC 12th to 15th January 1914
GSC 7th to 10th January 1908
BTC013 Operations in Lorraine, August 1914
Staff Ride - Le Cateau
In the Age of the Manoeuvrist Approach what Lessons can the Modern Military Commander learn from the Campaigns of “Stonewall” Jackson during the American Civil War?
How significant was the contribution of British forces to the operational success of the Allies on the Southern Front 1917-1918?
Defeated before a shot was fired? An examination of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force’s command and control at the operational and higher tactical levels during the preparation for the Suvla...
Gallipoli, lessons identified or lessons learned – the influence of Gallipoli on the development of Amphibious Warfare.
CDS Theses 2000 - 2014
PhD Topics undergoing study by KCL students: 2014/2015
An analysis of Russian Arctic strategy: can it endure in the contemporary security environment?
The rise of the seapower of the People’s Republic of China: regional implications
Analyse British grand strategy in the First World War. Was it effective and are there any lessons for contemporary strategists?
Analyse China’s security objectives and its strategy for their delivery
British values, the national interest and grand strategy in an inter-war gap
Strategic leadership: does gender matter?
Analyse and assess Russian strategy in its near abroad: what are the consequences for Western security interests and what potential counter strategy might the West adopt?
Distant waters, global repercussions: why Britain should pay closer attention to the China seas
What are the implications of the securitization of cybersecurity for the UK’s cybersecurity strategy?
Analyse the UK strategy in Southern Iraq 2003 and make conclusions about the key failings
“Kaatua Matinga Tahi O Aotearoa” - New Zealand Defence Force defence diplomacy and security cooperation – an international defence engagement strategy
To what degree has the United Kingdom developed a coherent strategy towards climate change that best meets its national interest?
United Kingdom national strategy: Does it exist? Is it supported by coherent policy and what are the implications for the future?
Why Air Forces Fail: the Anatomy of Defeat
How the War Was Won: Air-Sea Power and Allied Victory in World War II
The Bombing War 1939-45
Divining Victory: Air power in the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah War
Air Operations in Israel's War Against Hezbollah: Learning from Lebanon and Getting It Right in Gaza
The Unseen War: Allied Air Power and the Takedown of Saddam Hussein
The Paths of Heaven - The Evolution of Airpower Theory
The Limits of Airpower – the American Bombing of North Vietnam
Precision and Purpose – Airpower in the Libyan Civil War
The Air Campaign: Planning for Comba
The South China Sea: The Struggle for Power in Asia
How to Write a Thesis
Pakistan: A Hard Country
The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945
An Intimate War: An Oral History of the Helmand Conflict
High Command: British Military Leadership in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars
Brothers Armed: Military Aspects of the Crisis in Ukraine
The Global Village Myth: Distance, War, and the Limits of Power
Brierly's Law of Nations: An Introduction to the Role of International Law in International Relations
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Defence Research Paper - Defining the Military Can-Do Attitude
Water stress is increasing globally, posing significant risks to security, stability and prosperity at local, national and regional levels
Analyse the potential role for organizations like the African Union in resolving the socio-political and economic situation facing South Sudan
The changing geopolitics in the East and South China Seas: exploiting geophysical and geo-economic ways and means to achieve strategic ends
Defence Research Paper - Exploring the limits of jointery: A case study of the Canadian experience of unified armed forces
Defence Research Paper - What is the relationship between organizational culture and the personality type of the human resource: An anthropological investigation of the British Army
Defence Research Paper - What lessons can NATO learn from Russia's use of hybrid warfare in Ukraine?
Defence Research Paper - To what extent has NATO securitised Russia?
Defence Research Paper - Will repealing the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy have an impact on the US military’s readiness
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Defence Research Paper - Words of War – A Social Analysis of Battle Speeches
Defence Research Paper - Romantic Urges: American Responses to 9/11
Defence Research Paper - Dhofar and the seductive myth of upstream intervention
Defence Research Paper - Sinning Quietly: Legality and legitimacy in British counter-insurgency interrogation practices 1945-67
Defence Research Paper - What are the impediments to the creation of an independent Kurdish state?
Defence Research Paper - Is the Black Sea an area of future conflict or cooperation and what are the implications for regional maritime security?
Defence Research Paper - Morality in asymmetric warfare
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Defence Research Paper - Big data in Defence Intelligence - friend or foe?
Defence Research Paper - A recall to arms: Examining UK engagement in contemporary United Nations peace operations
Defence Research Paper - Awkward bedfellows: British Generals and the press during the First World War
Defence Research Paper - Germany and Great Britain on opposing sides in World War I and II – Consequences of simple great power rivalry or “Germany’s Sonderweg” in its development to a modern state?
Defence Research Paper - A common approach? The British and Dutch in the Netherlands East Indies, 1945-1946
Defence Research Paper - What factors explain the Italian participation in multinational military operations over the last decade?
Defence Research Paper - What is the optimum level of political oversight and involvement in UK military operations?
Defence Research Paper - Why Airdrop?
Defence Research Paper - Antarctica: Status Quo, Res Communis or Res Nullis. Does the governance of the Antarctic need an overhaul in the changing world order?
Defence Research Paper - Political Islam – Historical context, concepts, evolution and relevance to Muslim societies
Defence Research Paper - Westphalian Maladies vs globalised transgressions: Is it time to replace Navies as policemen of the Maritime Commons?
Defence Research Paper - Is the proposed long-term solution to counter Somali piracy feasible?
Defence Research Paper - Von Clausewitz, Keegan and van Creveld. About the nature of warfare today
Defence Research Paper - Organising for War: Strategic culture and the organisation of high command in Britain and Germany, 1850-1945. A comparative perspective
Defence Research Paper - Understanding the forest-armed conflict relationship: An important consideration in international military intervention
Defence Research Paper - What lessons does the RAFs contribution to the Mau Mau conflict proffer for airpowers use in counterinsurgencies today? Is Wardens five-ring model useful for such an analysis?
Defence Research Paper - A “Pashtun Awakening?” Can the Iraqi Anbar province strategy of co-opting local militias to fight against insurgents be successful in Afghanistan?
Defence Research Paper - A critical assessment of the options for future co-operation between France and the UK on nuclear deterrence
Defence Research Paper - The development and lessons learned of contemporary RMA, and implications for China’s Military
Defence Research Paper - Can the military intuition be enhanced by game theory?
Defence Research Paper - The influence of “time” on counter-insurgency
Defence Research Paper - Denying suicide terrorism – The case for effective deterrence in the global war on terror
Defence Research Paper - Piracy: What experience and history teach?
Defence Research Paper - Maritime merchant traffic, the biggest hole in the Western Nations’ shield against asymmetric threats
Defence Research Paper - What are the causes of the Maoist movement in Nepal and what is a likely solution to the problem?
Defence Research Paper - The interests of various power players in Central Asia and future alignments
Defence Research Paper - As Britain returns to an expeditionary strategy, do we have anything to learn from the Victorians?
Defence Research Paper - UK defence exports - a necessary evil?
Defence Research Paper - Is Usama bin Laden's 'Fatwa urging Jihad against Americans' dated 23 February 1998 justified by Islamic Law?
Defence Research Paper - Casualty aversion in the tepid war
Defence Research Paper - How can the UK ensure success in its missions in Southern Afghanistan?
Defence Research Paper - Humanitarian intervention: Legitimising the illegal?
Defence Research Paper - Globalisation, poverty and conflict
Defence Research Paper - Why do professional soldiers commit acts of personal violence that contravene the law of armed conflict?
Defence Research Paper - Are peace support operations an anathema to an effective defence force?
Defence Research Paper - Racial hatred and bureaucratic opportunists: An unholy combination that carved a path towards the holocaust
Defence Research Paper - Given the UK’s likely participation in future conflicts as a coalition member, as evidenced by Operation Allied Force, how relevant is the UK’s endorsed maneuverist approach
Defence Research Paper - The European Union and Migration: Security v Identity?
Defence Research Paper - Will the use of the private military companies by the western governments increase in the future? And what will be the consequences of it?
Defence Research Paper - Is the rational analytical approach to decision-making an adequate decision-making strategy for the military commander?
Defence Research Paper - Sovereignty, Intervention and International Law
Defence Research Paper - At the going down of the sun and in the morning, will we remember them? Commemoration in the 21st Century
Defence Research Paper - Does the United Kingdom require a strategic deterrent capability post 2030, or is there a better strategy?
Defence Research Paper - A frontier too far: is there credible strategic justification for the United States to weaponize space?
Defence Research Paper - Assassination. A tool of political expediency or morally bankrupt within the precepts of democratic society?
Defence Research Paper - Lord Wavell: An inspirational leader for commanders of today
Defence Research Paper - Do RAF support helicopter aircrew experience higher levels of operational stress than other RAF personnel, and what are the implications for policymakers?
Defence Research Paper - The influence of gender on careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects - the experience of engineers in the Royal Air Force
Defence Research Paper - Brexit as Asians see it: Perceptions of Brexit in East and Southeast Asia and the Implications for the UK
Defence Research Paper - The missed transformation of the British Army in the Interwar period
Defence Research Paper - What are the prospects for controlling the proliferation of conventional arms with U.S. leadership?
Learners, learning (and teaching) and technology: people and pedagogy
Joint Professional Military Education for the Australian Defence Force
Higher Command & Staff Course
New Zealand Defence Force College
US Army War College
NATO Defense College
Wargaming in Professional Military Education
US Naval War College
Cultural Intelligence and Professional Military Education
For and Against Distance Learning
Customization and Transformative Pedagogy
US Marine Corps Command and Staff College
US Air War College
US Army University
National Defense University
Air Command and Staff College
The Multi Domain Operational Strategist (MDOS)
Leadership Development and Coaching
Developing Coherent Joint Professional Military Education
Military-Academic Partnership: Advanced Command and Staff Course
Drone Warfare’ profoundly challenges traditional concepts of the warrior ethos. Discuss with reference to the debate in the US about the 'Distinguished Warfare Medal’.
‘Drone Warfare’ profoundly challenges traditional concepts of the warrior ethos – Should these modern day war fighters be recognised and decorated as equals alongside our traditional forces?
Assess the planning and conduct of the Allied campaign in Italy during the Second World War.
The future of technology, what should we be covering?