Changes to the Editorial Board

Changes to the Editorial Board

Contemporary Security Policy has an active Editorial Board, which reflects its aims and scope and its worldwide audience. The membership of Editorial Board is updated on an annual basis to capture emerging research agendas and to give new colleagues the opportunity to contribute to the development of the journal.

The 2017 Bernard Brodie Prize

The 2017 Bernard Brodie Prize

Contemporary Security Policy awards the Bernard Brodie Prize annually to the author(s) of an outstanding article published in the journal the previous year. The award is named after Dr. Bernard Brodie (1918-1978), author of The Absolute Weapon (1946), Strategy in the Missile Age (1958) and War…

Call for the 2018 Special Issue

Call for the 2018 Special Issue

Contemporary Security Policy is seeking proposals for a special issue to be published in 2018. The special issue should address a topic within the aims and scope of the journal.

Syria, The Islamic State and Terrorism

Syria, The Islamic State and Terrorism

The civil war in Syria has been going on since 2011 with no end in sight. Hundreds of thousands of people have died and millions have sought refuge. The civil war has also allowed the Islamic State to thrive. It is not only terrorising people in Syria, but is also behind many attacks including the ones in Paris and Brussels.

The 2016 Bernard Brodie Prize

The 2016 Bernard Brodie Prize

The winner of the 2016 Brodie Prize is John Mitton for his article ‘Selling Schelling Short: Reputations and American Coercive Diplomacy after Syria’. Did it matter whether President Obama followed up on his red line threat in Syria?

On Style: Adopting the APA System

On Style: Adopting the APA System

You may have noticed that Contemporary Security Policy is undergoing a number of changes. Some of these have to do with the new editorship. Others are unrelated. Starting with the April 2016 issue, we changed the layout of our articles. This is…

Shortlist 2016 Bernard Brodie Prize

Shortlist 2016 Bernard Brodie Prize

Contemporary Security Policy awards the Bernard Brodie Prize annually to the author of an outstanding article published in the journal the previous year. The award is named for Dr. Bernard Brodie (1918-1978), author of The Absolute Weapon (1946), Strategy in the…

Call for the 2017 Special Issue

Call for the 2017 Special Issue

Contemporary Security Policy is seeking proposals for a special issue to be published in 2017. The special issue should address a topic within the aims and scope of the journal. One of the oldest peer reviewed journals in international conflict…

New Submission System: Editorial Manager

New Submission System: Editorial Manager

Contemporary Security Policy will use Editorial Manager from now onward for all submissions to the journal. Editorial Manager is an online system that allows authors to submit their manuscripts online. They can also find the status of their manuscripts. Editorial…

New Editor's Choice for the ISA Conference

New Editor’s Choice for the ISA Conference

Dr Hylke Dijkstra has recently been appointed as the new Editor-in-Chief of Contemporary Security Policy. For the occasion of the conference of the International Studies Association (ISA) in Atalanta in March 2016, he has selected his favorite articles, which will…