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Guest Editor's Note Summer 2020
Guest Editor's Note | Summer 2020

Through a wide range of articles and commentaries, this issue aims to bring to its readers a comprehensive framework on...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The Multiple Faces of Jabhat al-Nusra Jabhat Fath al-Sham in
The Multiple Faces of Jabhat al-Nusra/Jabhat Fath al-Sham in Syria’s Civil War

Jabhat al-Nusra has long been one of the most militarily effective armed actors against the Syrian Ba’thist regime and it...

Friday, April 1, 2016

The State of Savagery ISIS in Syria
The State of Savagery: ISIS in Syria

What is the ontology of ISIS? Ulutaş takes this central question as the linchpin of his study in which he keeps a keen eye...

Saturday, October 1, 2016

ISIS A History
ISIS: A History

As of this writing in late February 2017, ISIS has lost much territory and financial capital since their peak a year or so...

Sunday, January 1, 2017

The Belt and Road Initiative and Middle Eastern Politics Challenges
The Belt and Road Initiative and Middle Eastern Politics: Challenges Ahead

Involving sixty countries, the Belt and Road Initiative sparked a global debate because of its potential economic and...

Monday, July 10, 2017

Understanding the Department of State
Understanding the Department of State

At the very beginning of the book, Understanding the Department of State, it is clearly stated that Don Philpott, the...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Caliphate at War The Ideological Organizational and Military Innovations
The Caliphate at War: The Ideological, Organizational and Military Innovations of Islamic State

The main purpose of The Caliphate at War is to elucidate and explain the Islamic State in a comprehensive way.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Shooting a Revolution Visual Media and Warfare in Syria
Shooting a Revolution: Visual Media and Warfare in Syria

A researcher who wrote her thesis about television series (musalsalat in Arabic) aired in Syria, and unluckily faced the...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The War for Syria Regional and International Dimensions of the
The War for Syria: Regional and International Dimensions of the Syrian Uprising

The civil war in Syria, now ongoing for 10 years, does not appear to be ending soon given the continuing conflicts among...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Strategic Failure How President Obama s Drone Warfare Defense Cuts
Strategic Failure: How President Obama’s Drone Warfare, Defense Cuts, and Military Amateurism Have Imperiled America

Grand strategy is a blueprint that sets the path to foreign policy; more specifically, it reveals which foreign policy...

Monday, September 16, 2019


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