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 […]

All the Elements of National Power

Posted by Michael Miklaucic and Cathleen Pearl on March 11, 2016

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. Such is the diversity and proliferation of threats to the security of the United States and its allies that all the elements […]

Implementing a More Inclusive Peace Agreement in South Sudan

Posted by Kelly Case on January 13, 2016
Implementing a More Inclusive Peace Agreement in South Sudan

For in-depth chapter recommendations on how to implement an inclusive peace process see here. South Sudan has been in violent conflict for two years the brutality of which shocked the world. What started as a conflict between forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and those supporting former Vice President Riek Machar quickly devolved in a […]

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