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The existing structure of law enforcement and prevailing views of terrorism are officially antiquated. Decentralisation, destabilisation and insurgent methodology using mixed techniques in multiple sites, simultaneously are the hallmarks of the new wave of terrorism E...
Network-centric warfare has drawn growing attention in the last decade. We asked Dr. Gil ad Ariely, an expert on military knowledge development, about the development of the network-centric concept and its impact.Describe your research focus and role.
The author Bruce Jones has carried out policy assessments as an adviser for the NATO Secretary General’s Office, Downing Street, US groups and UK and other MOD/DODs on emerging threats, future security architectures and intelligence sharing. He is one of the few regular...
ISIL has grabbed the world’s attention with new levels of barbarism revealed in the scripted murder of the man known throughout the world as "the pilot". Jordanian Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh has become a symbol for moderate Muslims, westerners and all who agree that ISIL...
Consider a group of cavemen leaving the cave to go hunting a dinosaur. The dinosaur is bigger, stronger and faster. Death is certain for the cavemen and yet with spears and rocks the dinosaur is felled – the team splitting into three groups and surrounding the dinosau...
Is it possible that ISIL is using the whole world as their ‘edge’? Has western civilisation been experiencing sustained attacks utilising net centric warfare concepts without our even being aware this was happening? If we have been unable to connect the dots because...
The creation of a new world system – not just a change in the current system – is arguably the raison d'ëtre behind the rise in transnational terrorist threats. The fact that groups like ISIL, Al Shabaab, and Boko Haram persist despite degradation attempts might indic...
When entering the theatre of war it is essential that personnel have received the correct military training. Soldiers are increasingly being expected to engage in warfare against irregular forces, such as the insurgents in Afghanistan, which means that this training...
Defence IQ speaks to Captain Edward Lundquist to find out about how modularisation affects the design and through life of surface combatants. Defence IQ Captain Edward Lundquist, principal science writer at MCR Federal LLC, thank you for joining me today....
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