• Omega, oor en uit : die storie van ’n opstandige troep - François Verster 

      Kleynhans, Evert (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2019)
      War narratives are in essence categorised as a distinct literary kind of its own. In his masterpiece The soldier’s tale: Bearing witness to modern war, Samuel Hynes argues that mankind is generally curious about war. Hynes ...
    • On Strategy: Stategic theory and contemporary African armed conflicts 

      Vrey, Francois; Mandrup, Thomas; Esterhuyse, Abel (SUN MeDIA Stellenbosch, 2010)
      The conference theme On strategy: Strategic theory and contemporary African armed conflicts, jointly presented by Stellenbosch University in South Africa and the faculty of the Royal Danish Defence College, attempts to ...
    • Operation phakisa : reflections upon an ambitious maritime-led government initiative 

      Vrey, Francois (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 ...
    • Optimal control and cost effectiveness analysis for Newcastle disease eco-epidemiological model in Tanzania 

      Hugo, Alfred; Makinde, Oluwole Daniel; Kumar, Santosh; Chibwana, Fred F. (Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group, 2017)
      In this paper, a deterministic compartmental eco- epidemiological model with optimal control of Newcastle disease (ND) in Tanzania is proposed and analysed. Necessary conditions of optimal control problem were rigorously ...
    • Optimal control of HIV/AIDS in the workplace in the presence of careless individuals 

      Seidu, Baba; Makinde, Oluwole D. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2014-06-26)
      A nonlinear dynamical system is proposed and qualitatively analyzed to study the dynamics of HIV/AIDS in the workplace. The disease-free equilibrium point of the model is shown to be locally asymptotically stable if the ...
    • Optimal objective achievement via balance of control 

      Pienaar, Gideon Johannes (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-10)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Organisations need assurance that strategy is executed as planned and objectives are met, when matching organisational capabilities with the opportunities in the market. Control can give management ...
    • Paradigm shifts, South African Defence Policy and the South African National Defence Force : from here to where? 

      Vrey, Francois (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 ...
    • Peace support in Africa : potential contribution and roles of the South African Navy 

      Thiart, Theunis Johannes Daniel (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The South African Navy (SAN) was created after the First World War as an indigenous naval capability for South Africa was deemed necessary. Its roles and responsibilities through the years have depended ...
    • Perceptions of the impact of HIV/AIDS on the operational capability of the infantry section 

      Van Niekerk, Paul Michael (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: HIV/AIDS is spreading through Africa in epidemic proportions. Hundreds and thousands of people are infected on a daily basis. This pandemic destroys the emotional and physical strength of individuals. ...
    • Prisoners of geography : ten maps that tell you everything you need to know about global politics 

      Henrico, Ivan (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2020)
      Tim Marshall is an esteemed authority on foreign affairs, with more than thirty years’ experience in broadcasting, reporting, analysis and writing about past, present and future geopolitical affairs – most of the time ...
    • A proposed typology of the military bully 

      Kalamdien, Donovan; Lawrence, Audrey (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2017)
      Workplace bullying is a pervasive problem faced by organisations globally. Although progress has been made in augmenting our understanding of the phenomenon within diverse work settings, the military remains one work ...
    • Pursuing human security in Africa through developmental peace missions : ambitious construct or feasible ideal? 

      Olivier, Laetitia (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis explores the feasibility of the concept Developmental Peace Missions (DPMs). It seeks to answer the question whether DPMs is an ambitious construct or a feasible ideal and whether DPMs could ...
    • Pursuing human security in Africa through developmental peace missions : ambitious construct or feasible ideal? 

      Olivier, Laetitia; Neethling, Theo; Mokoena, Benjamin (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2009)
      Pursuing human security through Developmental Peace Missions: Ambitious construct or feasible ideal? appears at a time when the continent of Africa is wrought by conflict, internal unrest and not-so-civil war, compelling ...
    • Recce : small team missions behind enemy lines 

      Jordaan, Evert (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2015)
      Recce: Small team missions behind enemy lines is an autobiography by Colonel (retired) Koos Stadler. The book mainly covers his career as a Special Forces officer and reconnaissance soldier during South Africa’s so-called ...
    • Recording the Great War : military archives and the South African official history programme, 1914-1939 

      Van der Waag, Ian (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2016)
      The First World War marked a revolt against the traditional mode of official history as conceived and written by the General Staffs and taught at the Staff Colleges. After 1918, the publics in various countries, having ...
    • Rise and fall of Jacob Zuma 

      Shubin, Vladimir (Brazilian Centre for Strategy & International Relations, 2018)
      In May 2014 I suddenly received a telephone call from the South African Embassy in Moscow, then an official invitation signed by Jacob Zuma followed: he wanted me to be present at his second inauguration. Unfortunately I ...
    • The role and application of the Union Defence Force in the suppression of internal unrest, 1912-1945 

      Fokkens, Andries Marius (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2006-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The use of military force to suppress internal unrest has been an integral part of South African history. The European colonisation of South Africa from 1652 was facilitated by the use of force. Boer ...
    • Russia's Heroes 1941-45/Albert Axell 

      Liebenberg, Ian (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2011)
      It is seldom that one comes across a work where history-writing and qualitative research meet succinctly. Add to this an author who communicates crisply and relates real-life narratives that capture and hold the reader’s ...
    • Russia’s Hybrid War and its implications for Defence and Security in the United Kingdom 

      Bachmann, Sascha-Dominik; Paphiti, Anthony (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2017)
      This article uses the example of Russia’s aggressive action against Ukraine as an example of a new form of contemporary war fighting, namely hybrid war, and discusses how Russia has been successful in exploiting vulnerabilities ...
    • The SANDF and societal development : project KOBA-TLALA 

      Smith, Chrismar (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2020-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The purpose of this research is to investigate the potential contribution of the Department of Defence (DOD), specifically the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to the developmental agenda and ...