Volume 6, Issue 2 — Call for Papers

The Journal of Intelligence, Conflict, and Warfare has released its call for papers for the forthcoming edition Volume 6, Issue 2. The JICW is a practitioner-focused research resource and a researcher-focused opportunity to impact policy and real-world security and defence decision-making, presenting a canvas for both researchers and practitioners to explore new and emerging security problems. The journal aims to shine a light on new and emerging trends in conflict, security, and intelligence and brings to the fore issues that are under-researched.

The Editors welcome submissions that investigate any of the following topics:

  • Critical perspectives on security
  • Unconventional warfare involving non-state actors
  • Information warfare
  • Hybrid warfare
  • Cyber warfare
  • Asymmetric, compound, and irregular warfare
  • Transnational crime
  • Fifth generation warfare
  • Net-centric warfare
  • Extremism
  • Identity and social conflict
  • Insurgencies
  • State v. state conflicts
  • Intelligence analysis, failures, or modern challenges


Articles under 7000 words should be submitted by August 20, 2023, through our online editorial system:

Full information on types of submissions, manuscript format, and guidelines for submissions can be found at

The JICW Editorial team will select papers that reflect high quality, relevance to contemporary security issues, and well-articulated arguments and counterarguments.