Daniel argues that gender equality can be measured in any country by the number of defense portfolios awarded to women throughout its history, with Minister of Defense being the most telling.
In Part one, Ben Abonyi assesses Sweden’s strategic connections with NATO, and Russian aggression against Sweden’s potential NATO membership.
Vanessa Hayford explores what the recent allegiance pledged by Boko Haram to the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) means for the future of Jihadism in the Middle East and West Africa.
In part one, Stefano Spensieri examines how Putin has placed Russia in a difficult financial situation due to aggressive military expansion.
Section I of this series examined the Jordanian reaction to Lt. Moath Kasasbeh’s execution and concepts of legitimizing military operations through public sentiment in times of crisis. Military action, however, is not a clear-cut path to annihilating this extremist threat. Contesting ISIS’s influence must not be restricted to sheer military power, and should include ideological […]
Jenny Yang discusses increased arms cooperation and the facilitation of procurement among NATO members.