- SIGLA offers a series of one to two-pager Research Briefs on leadership, maritime and landward security governance and cyber security.
- Scheduled to publish at least one brief every month.
- If found to be of mutual interest, some of the briefs will appear in The Conversation as well.
2018Brief 1 by Prof Christian Bueger (Cardiff University) and viting Research Fellow to SIGLA. (Maritime impact of the civil war in Yemen) - March 2018Brief 2 by Prof Hussein Solomon (Free State University) and Research Fellow to SIGLA. (Terrorism and counter-terrorism in Africa) - March 2018Brief 3 by Prof Thomas Mandrup (Extraordinary Professor, SIGLA). (AU and the African Standby Force) - April 2018Brief 4 by Dr Flip Jacobs (Extraordinary Lecturer, Faculty of Military Science). (Counter terrorism legislation) - May 2018Brief 5 by Mr Eeben Barlow (Chairman STTEP International). (Private security contractors in Africa) - May 2018Brief 6 by Mr Johan Burger (Director NTU-SBF Center for African Studies, Singapore). (Political leadership in Tanzania) - June 2018Brief 7 by Dr Frank van Rooyen (SIGLA Research Fellow) (Africa's maritime security governance) - June 2018Brief 8 by Prof Theo Neethling (UFS) (Drivers for Chinese participation in Peace Missions in Africa) - July 2018Brief 9 by Dr Michelle Nel (Faculty of Military Science & Researcher @ SIGLA) (African Courts & Human Rights) - July 2018 Radio Interview The Conversation
Brief 10 by Benjamin Mokoena (Faculty of Military Science) (Terrorism and extremism in Africa) - Aug 2018
Brief 11 by Craig Bailie, (Faculty of Military Science) (Civil-Military Relations) - Sept 2018
Brief 12 by Martin Rupiya (UNISA) (Transition in Zimbabwe) - Sept 2018
Brief 13 by Musambayi Katumanga (Nairobi University) (Stabilization & integration in East Africa) - Oct 2018
Brief 14 by Andreas Velthuizen (UNISA) (African Rennaissance) - Oct 2018
Brief 15 by Glen Segell (University of Haifa) (Maritime security) - Nov 2018
Brief 16 by Francois Vreÿ (Stellenbosch University) (Africa and good governance) - Dec 2018
Brief 1 by Hussein Solomon (Free State University) (G-5 SAHEL and local militias) - Jan 2019
Brief 2 by Thomas Mandrup (RDDC & SIGLA) (South and peace support operaions) - Jan 2019
Brief 3 by Wilhelm J van Rensburg (Stellenbosch University) (Defence oversight in South Africa) - Feb 2019
Brief 4 by Frank van Rooyen (SIGLA) (Brazil and Africa) - March 2019
Brief 5 by Anneli Botha (Free State University) (al Shabaab) - March 2019
Brief 6 by Steven Metz (US Army War College) (US foreign policy and Africa) - April 2019
Brief 7 by Hussein Solomon (Free State University) (Islamism in Africa) - May 2019
Brief 8 by Francois Vrey (Stellenbosch University) (Hybrid warfare off East Africa) - May 2019
Brief 9 by Hussein Solomon (Free State University) (Counter terrorism gone wrong) - July 2019
Research Briefs [Click on institution to open]
Brief 12 - Sept 2018 : Prof Martin Rupiya UNISA
Brief 4 - March 2019 - Dr F. van Rooyen SIGLA