The Arab Defense Industry Papers welcome submissions. Please send your paper to info(at)

To be considered for publication, manuscripts should come to around 7,000 words in lenght including footnotes. We accept papers addressing a broad range of defense industrial topics but encourage prospective authors to focus on the series’ main goals and adopt a policy-oriented style.

Please provide a cover sheet with the author’s name, institutional affiliation, and contact details as well as the paper’s title and abstract. Please follow our style guide for citations in footnotes:


One author

Elinor C. Sloan, The Revolution in Military Affairs. Implications for NATO (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2002), 4-5.

Sloan, The Revolution in Military Affairs, 6.

Two or more authors

Michael C. Horowitz, Allan C. Stam, and Cali M. Ellis, Why Leaders Fight (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016).

Horowitz, Stam, and Ellis,Why Leaders Fight.

Book chapter

Heiko Borchert, “The Rocky Road to networked and Effects-Based Expeditionary Forces: Military Transformation in the Bundeswehr,” in A Transformation Gap? American Innovations and European Military Change, ed. Terry Terriff, Frans Osinga, and Theo Farrell (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010), 84.

Borchert, “The Rocky Road to Networked and Effects-Based Expeditionary Forces", 90-92.

Article in printed journal

Sarah Percy, “Maritime Crime and Naval Response,” Survival 58:3 (June-July 2016), 155-186.

Percy, “Maritime Crime and Naval Response," 160.

Article in a newspaper

Jeremy Binnie, “US Backs Fallujah Offensive with Air Power,” Jane’s Defence Weekly,June 1, 23.

Binnie”, “US Backs Fallujah Offensive with Air Power”, 23.

Article in an online newspaper/magazine

Usman Ansari, “Pakistan Seeks Greater Indigenization for Next Air Force Fighter,"Defense News, May 31, 2016, accessed June 9, 2016,

Website only (accessed June 9, 2016).