Defence & Security

Charting a course towards a safer world.   

Our Expert's Defence & Security section is dedicated to the delivery of strategic insight and the elaboration of sustainable policy solutions focusing on the theory and practice of international security studies. Academics, policy experts and decision-makers from all around the world share their viewpoints and researches on a plethora of security-related thematic concentrations. Among these include, just to mention a few, the relationship between security discourse and practice, European defense, WMD proliferation, the military-industrial complex, NATO, cybersecurity, critical security studies and human security.


Matthew LeRiche

What impact does right-wing populism have on dominant security theories? This piece was co-authored by Friedrich W. Opitz, a senior graduate student at Dresden University’s School of International Studies, Germany,…

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Sarmad Ishfaq

What factors are integral in aiding an armed group’s transition to politics? It is indeed remarkable how Hezbollah and Hamas, once purely armed movements, have become successful political parties today. In fact,…

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Matthew LeRiche

What are the implications of the current situation in Sudan on peace in South Sudan?  One of Omar Bashir’s last major international exploits before he was ousted from the Sudanese…

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Dr Ben Wellings, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at @MonashUniversity, addresses the inevit… https://t.co/a8oQ15RskD

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"While many countries continue to grapple with balancing #economic and #environmental concerns..the issue of strand… https://t.co/343jKbNfmP

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Would #BRICS members be willing to add T to BRICS?” Arslan Ayan analyzes #Turkey’s ever-increasing aspiration to be… https://t.co/tAH7d7LsmW

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