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 2 (2017): 45(2)

Table of Contents

From the Editors

From the Editor PDF
Raymond Steenkamp Fonseca
Editorial PDF
Michelle Nel


Military Law practitioners and academic discourse: A Sine Qua Non for developing Military Law PDF
Michelle Nel
The role of the military in combating human trafficking: A South African perspective PDF
Nina Mollema
Powers of the South African National Defence Force to enforce South African law at sea PDF
Andre Smit
When history no longer suffices: Towards uniform rules for armed conflicts PDF
Pieter Brits
Financial security of military judges in South Africa PDF
Aifheli Enos Tshivhase
A laws of war review of contemporary land-based missile defence system ‘Iron Dome’ PDF
Joel Block

Review Articles

National Security and the constitutional right to join military trade unions: Is constitutional amendment an imperative? PDF
Eric Z. Mnisi
Military trade unions: A threat to national security …. Really? PDF
Lindy Heinecken

Book Reviews

The Strategic Corporal Revisited: Challenges facing combatants in 21st-Century warfare PDF
Evert Jordaan