Strategic Review for Southern Africa

Strategic Review for Southern Africa is a magazine specializing in Defense topics.

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 1, May

3/2006: The Firearms Control Act and Proposed Amendments: Arms Control or Disarmament?
1. INTRODUCTION This presentation will argue that on the basis of the facts provided, or, more precisely, lack of facts, it is clear that the Firearms Control Act (Act 60 of 2000), as amended, hereinafter referred to as 'the Act', is part of an...
Brothers as Keepers: Africa's New Sovereignty Regime
ABSTRACT In step with international trends, African states have since the end of the Cold War begun to embrace a new sovereignty regime of accountability. Based on a dual accountability of states--to their people at home and their peers abroad--this...
Covert Action and Its Contemporary Status in the United States of America and the Republic of South Africa
ABSTRACT Covert action was an acceptable alternative to warfare during the Cold War. The end of the Cold War redefined the world as it was previously perceived, with the result that the need for intelligence services and the use of covert action...
Intelligence Failures: Causes and Contemporary Case Studies
ABSTRACT Intelligence, like warfare, is not a science but an art. If a science at all, it is certainly far from an exact science. It is an intellectual endeavour which requires much training, common sense, experience, team work, technological expertise...
Operational Strategy and the South African Way of War: The Way Forward
ABSTRACT Operational strategy and operational theory are two concepts within the levels of war that do not always receive sufficient attention. Russia revived the operational level during the early 20th century while the United States of America...
Recent publications/Resente Publikasies
(A complete list of ISSUP publications is available on request/'n Volledige lys van ISSUP-publikasies is op aanvraag beskikbaar) Contact: Kontak: The Director Die Direkteur Institute for Strategic...
The Relevance of Political Sciences at the South African Military Academy: Context, Comparative Perspectives and Reflections
ABSTRACT Generally speaking, as an area of scholarly inquiry, Political Sciences are of great interest to military academies as (military-academic) institutions of higher learning. Apart from providing a foundation of military skill and enhancing...