Scientia Militaria - South African Journal of Military Studies

The journal is published bi-annually by the Faculty of Military Science of Stellenbosch University, South Africa. It is an accredited, peer reviewed scholarly journal, which investigates a broad spectrum of matters and issues relating to military affairs, and publishes both discipline-based and inter-disciplinary research.

Vol 45, No 1 (2017)

Table of Contents

From the Editors

From the Editors PDF
Raymond Steenkamp Fonseca, Justin Van der Merwe


Military involvement in post-conflict transformation in African Peace-Building Ferreira
Rialize Ferreira
The evolution of Islamic State’s strategy Solomon
Hussein Solomon
The interplay between national interest and Idealism regarding Sweden’s Gripen exports COETZEE
Wayne Coetzee
The brutality of war: A perspective on the actions of Olaf Bergh’s black scouts at Smaldeel during the South African War (1899-1902) Labuschagne
Pieter Labuschagne
A manoeuvre warfare analysis of South Africa’s 1914-1915 German South West African campaign Garcia
Antonio Garcia
A proposed typology of the military bully Kalamdien
Donovan Kalamdien, Audrey Lawrence

Book Reviews

Composite Warfare: The conduct of successful ground force operation in Africa PDF
Abel Esterhuyse
Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War PDF
Tobie Beukes
Black Hawks Rising: The Story of Amisom’s Successful War against Somali insurgents, 2007-2014 PDF
Hussein Solomon