A historian looks back at the success – and failure – of mass mobilization efforts by Russia and the Soviet Union.
Vladimir Putin may have swerved away from a full conscription policy because of what we know about how if affects political support.
West African governments need to be clearer about the similarities and differences of violent extremist groups.
While Russia and Ukraine’s war wages on, previous peace talk discussions didn’t appear to include women. Changing that can make a difference, research shows.
Pakistan’s coalition government had been relatively permissive of former prime minister Khan’s mass rallies. But the latest developments suggest this approach has ended.
With heightened superpower tensions, war in Europe and new military alliances forming, New Zealand’s defence review must set the right course in a dangerous world.
Nigeria’s next president must take these steps to redeem the country’s endangered national security.
Just like armour protects soldiers’ bodies, steroids do too. There’s no reason to believe steroid use by the military is unethical, but further studies are needed.
The investigation could amount to new evidence of alleged war crimes, but a new law protects the government from legal action.
Soldier atrocities are shaped by our society, culture, and political fabric. Preventing them will require a comprehensive rethinking of policies, attitudes, and approaches to war.
Military service is compulsory in South Korea and many deem it unfair that the band’s members have been allowed to put it off.
Western officials say that Russia may officially declare war on Ukraine on May 9. An international relations expert explains why this day is significant, and why a war declaration would matter.
World War II has a central place in Russian nationalism. Its importance is written all over a new cathedral dedicated to the armed forces.
To end banditry, Nigeria first needs to tackle poverty, hunger and unemployment.
The Arctic Council was the world’s primary forum for cooperation among the eight Arctic nations and a channel for diplomacy – until Russia launched a war.
Two books on historical gay hate crimes – the murder of George Duncan in Adelaide, 1972, and army officer Warwick Meale in Townsville, 1942 – aim to create positive change by revealing past injustice.
Canada has played the role of a global peace advocate before. Rarely has the world needed it more than right now.
Canada’s F-35 flip-flop amid the Ukraine war underscores the need for a far-reaching, comprehensive review of the defence, security, diplomatic and development issues facing the country.
Cyberattacks can be devastating, just not on the battlefield, according to researchers who looked at 10 years of armed conflicts around the world.
Academic research about the process of war can shed light on the current situation.