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South Africa and the search for strategic effect in the Central African Republic
(Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2016)
This article provides a critical assessment from a strategic perspective of the South African military involvement in the Central African Republic that culminated in the Battle of Bangui. The strategic assessment was aimed ...
Paradigm shifts, South African Defence Policy and the South African National Defence Force : from here to where?
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2004)
Elements of Kuhn's theory on scientific revolutions and its applicability to the political domain also promote explanations of military change. In this regard, changes in the South African defence realm during the past ...
Turning the tide : revisiting African maritime security
(Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2013)
Maritime security appears to be assuming an increasingly more prominent place on the African security agenda. Although the growing scholarly debate and international responses seem to attend to more than piracy, the latter ...
The evolution of strategy : thinking war from antiquity to the present
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2011)
The Evolution of Strategy: Thinking War from Antiquity to the Present is another welcome addition to the field of War Studies with its particular focus on strategy. The publication adds to a growing body of literature that ...
Operation phakisa : reflections upon an ambitious maritime-led government initiative
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2019)
Operation Phakisa enjoys ‘presidential’ status as a project launched by and housed within the Presidency of the Republic of South Africa during the Zuma administration. Phakisa is a most ambitious project, which includes ...
From Boleas to Bangui : parliamentary oversight of South African defence deployments
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2020)
Parliamentary oversight of the executive plays a key role in ensuring accountability and is therefore central to the system of checks and balances that characterises liberal democracies. After 1994, South Africa aligned ...