The Secret Driving Force Behind Mongolia’s Successful Democracy

Posted by Oyungerel Tsedevdamba on March 16, 2016
The Secret Driving Force Behind Mongolia’s Successful Democracy

This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies journal—which was co-produced by Inclusive Security and the National Defense University. Read the full issue. Twenty-five years after Mongolia’s first free and democratic election, the country is commemorating the peaceful revolution that radically changed this country. Throughout […]

We Are Not Helpless: Addressing Structural Gender Inequality in Post-Conflict Societies

Posted by Valerie M. Hudson, Donna Lee Bowen, and Perpetua Lynne Nielsen on March 16, 2016
We Are Not Helpless: Addressing Structural Gender Inequality in Post-Conflict Societies

This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies journal—which was co-produced by Inclusive Security and the National Defense University. Read the full issue. The causes of state fragility are of pressing concern to U.S. foreign policymakers. The concept of state fragility denotes “a fundamental failure […]

Women as Symbols and Swords in Boko Haram’s Terror

Posted by Mia Bloom and Hilary Matfess on March 16, 2016
Women as Symbols and Swords in Boko Haram’s Terror

This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies journal—which was co-produced by Inclusive Security and the National Defense University. Read the full issue. In June 2014, a middle-aged woman riding a motorcycle approached the military barracks in the North Eastern Nigerian city of Gombe. While […]

Women Warriors: Why the Robotics Revolution Changes the Combat Equation

Posted by Linell Letendre on March 16, 2016
Women Warriors: Why the Robotics Revolution Changes the Combat Equation

This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies journal—which was co-produced by Inclusive Security and the National Defense University. Read the full issue. [This] should not be about women’s rights, equal opportunity, career assignments for enhancement purposes for selection to higher rank. It is about, […]

Gender Perspectives and Military Effectiveness: Implementing UNSCR 1325 and the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Posted by Robert Egnell on March 16, 2016
Gender Perspectives and Military Effectiveness: Implementing UNSCR 1325 and the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies journal—which was co-produced by Inclusive Security and the National Defense University. Read the full issue. In January 2013 then-Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta rather unexpectedly lifted the ban on women in combat roles. This came after more […]

Inclusive Security for the Muslim World

Posted by Husain Haqqani on March 16, 2016
Inclusive Security for the Muslim World

This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies journal—which was co-produced by Inclusive Security and the National Defense University. Read the full issue. At 1.6 billion, Muslims comprise one-fifth of the world’s population. By 2050, that number is expected to rise to 2.76 billion. Sixty […]

Female Citizen Soldiers and Airmen: Key Contributors to Worldwide Peace and Security

Posted by General Frank J. Grass on March 15, 2016
Female Citizen Soldiers and Airmen: Key Contributors to Worldwide Peace and Security

This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies journal—which was co-produced by Inclusive Security and the National Defense University. Read the full issue. Women’s entrance into the National Guard in 1950 was an historic moment in America’s military history. From that moment on, women have […]

Integrating Gender Perspectives within the Department of Defense

Posted by Anne A. Witkowsky on March 15, 2016
Integrating Gender Perspectives within the Department of Defense

This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies journal—which was co-produced by Inclusive Security and the National Defense University. Read the full issue. Last year marked the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women, held in Beijing, and the 15th anniversary of the […]

Inclusive Security and Peaceful Societies: Exploring the Evidence

Posted by Marie O'Reilly on March 15, 2016
Inclusive Security and Peaceful Societies: Exploring the Evidence

This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies journal—which was co-produced by Inclusive Security and the National Defense University. Read the full issue. Traditional approaches to ending wars—where armed groups meet behind closed doors to hammer out a truce—are falling short in the face of […]

Inclusive Security: NATO Adapts and Adopts

Posted by Ambassador Swanee Hunt and Ambassador Douglas Lute on March 11, 2016
Inclusive Security: NATO Adapts and Adopts

This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies journal—which was co-produced by Inclusive Security and the National Defense University. Read the full issue. We met for the first time in Pristina. Both of us had labored to mitigate conflict in the Balkans, and we had […]

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