The International Symposium on
Military Operational Research




6th Historical Analysis for Defence and Security Symposium

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
Portsdown West, Fareham, Hampshire, UK

15th and 16th May 2013

Keynote Speakers

Colonel Ralph Wooddisse (MOD):  The Challenges of Contingency Biography
Prof George Peden (University of Stirling - Emeritus):  Defence Reform and the Inskip Report Biography Slides

Papers and presentations

Title Author(s) Resource
Contingency Operations in British Historic Doctrine: Back to the Future? Dr Paul Latawski (Royal Military Academy Sandhurst) Slides
Lessons from the Soviet Transition in Afghanistan Brig (Rtd) Tom Longland (DCDC) Slides
Privatising Foreign and Defence Policy in an Age of Austerity Dr Nikolas Gardner (Royal Military College of Canada) Slides
Re-examining the Surge: What SIGACT Data Tells Us Dr Anton Minkov and Dr Peter Tikuisis (DRD Canada) Slides
Routes in and out of Northern Irish Paramilitary Groups Prof Neil Ferguson (Liverpool Hope University) Slides
Explaining Variation in European Military Postures Dr David Blagden (University of Cambridge Contact author
Exercising Discretion in Military Policy Mike Bagwell and Sam Dudin (Dstl) Slides
Historical Analysis Illuminates Ground Manoeuvre Issues Dr Paul Syms (Dstl) Slides
Military Spending and Democratisation Jennifer Brauner (Birkbeck College University of London) Slides
The Role of the American and British Armed Forces in the Post-Colonial Pacific Major Christian Teutsch (US Center for Army Analysis) Slides
Wargame Modelling of Past Conflicts in Preparing for Future Contingencies Prof Philip Sabin (King’s College London) Slides