About the Journal

The JICW publishes peer-reviewed papers that significantly enhance contemporary knowledge through the development and application of theory, and/or through original research and analysis of a current security issue. We welcome high-quality research from around the world, and JICW covers all areas of international security. JICW is particularly concerned to make connections and build bridges, both between different disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and researchers and practitioners.  
 
The JICW will also host occasional special issues and annual conference proceedings. 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Copyright Policy

The Journal of Intelligence, Conflict, and Warfare is an open-access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or their institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author, providing the material is not used for any commercial purposes and is shared in its entire and unmodified form. Works published in JICW will be distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). First publication rights to original work accepted for publication is granted to JICW and authors retain the copyright to their published work. 

Article Processing Charges Policy

The Journal of Intelligence, Conflict, and Warfare is an open-access journal that does not charge authors article processing charges, submission fees, or any other kind of fee.

Ethics Policy 

The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed journal is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behaviour for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society of society-owned or sponsored journals.

Review Process

All submitted articles to the Journal of Intelligence, Conflict, and Warfare are to undergo a double-blind peer-review process. Our review board made up of 10 experts, attempts to reflect the goal of this journal which is to bridge the gap between academics and practitioners in the fields of intelligence and security.  Our review board is comprised of experts who sit within both fields of academics and practitioners. Articles that undergo review are submitted to one academic and one practitioner, ensuring both perspectives are considered. Thereafter if both are approved it will move forward with editing, otherwise, the process will repeat again.