Small Wars Journal


SWJ Memo: Diaspora Vulnerability in Italy and Nigerian Organized Crime SWJED Sat, 09/28/2019 - 8:22am
This memo describes how Nigerian Organized Crime affects both host nations and Nigerian diaspora communities as it specifically relates to Italy. Further, this memo argues that Nigerian organized crime has entrenched itself in Italy and persists as a significant threat to Nigerian diaspora communities in Italy.
Redeeming the Seemingly Irredeemable Former Fighters SWJED Tue, 05/07/2019 - 12:10pm
Just because there are imperfections with a deradicalization camp, it does not make it a failure. In fact, Nigeria is courageous in its approach and has taken strides beyond many countries in its steps towards restoring the lives of those who have left violent and extreme groups.
Vulnerable Narrative: Media Coverage of the Changing Pastoral Conflict in Nigeria SWJED Tue, 10/02/2018 - 4:45am
The communal violence between Nigerian farmers and the Fulani herdsmen is a complex historical communal conflict mired in cultural, religious, and ethnic differences. In the past few years, however, this sadly familiar Nigerian narrative seems increasingly fragile.
Reign Without Rule: Borno State in Northeast Nigeria SWJED Fri, 10/20/2017 - 3:13am

Nigeria remains a fragile state fighting what many believe is a misguided war on terror to hold itself together as a republic.

Clausewitz as an Immovable Object or the Need for a New War Theory in the Study of Warfare in Borno State, Northeast Nigeria SWJED Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:55pm

On Carl von Clausewitz: What is less spoken of is his study of small wars and people’s war.

The Chibok Kidnappings in North-East Nigeria: A Military Analysis of Before and After SWJED Tue, 04/11/2017 - 11:53am

Why the Chibok Kidnappings occurred, and what, if anything, the Nigerian Army has done in its aftermath to prevent the repeat of a kidnapping on that scale by Boko Haram.