Small Wars Journal


2018 Ramadan Radicals: Revenge and Redemption - Potential Actors, Motivators, and Dates SWJED Thu, 04/26/2018 - 7:23pm
Ramadan is an opportunity to encourage and initiate increased attacks, suicide bombings, and carnage against perceived enemies around the world, regardless of nationality, location, or religious affiliation. Virtually everything about these attacks and the motivation behind them goes against the core teaching of the Qur'an.
Jihadi Generations: Strategies Used for Weaponizing Children (Part 1) SWJED Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:17am
Violent extremist groups are using all methods possible to wage a successful long-term campaign using children. These groups infiltrate existing systems, threaten and radicalize important players, use extreme forms of violence to attack those they perceive as non-compliant. No foundation of society is off limits.
Bangladesh: The New Nexus for Transnational Terrorism SWJED Mon, 11/06/2017 - 9:40am

The expanding terrorist footprint in Bangladesh may result in the small nation becoming an Islamic militant sanctuary and a launching pad for future transnational terrorist attacks.

ETA: From Dictatorship to Democracy SWJED Fri, 11/03/2017 - 2:30am

The case study of ETA offers a unique opportunity to assess the strategy and ideology of both the state and the terrorist organization in the context of dictatorship and democracy.

European Security Threats and Challenges: An Examination of Mass Migration, Its Impact on European Security and Practical Policy Recommendations SWJED Wed, 10/25/2017 - 3:46pm

This paper aims to examine the issues of mass migration to Europe, its impact on European security and provide practical policy recommendations.