The International Symposium on
Military Operational Research




8th Historical Analysis for Defence and Security Symposium

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

25th and 26th May 2016

Keynote Speakers

Dr Paul Latawski (Royal Military Academy Sandhurst):  Making Sense of the Present and Future Operating Environment: Hybrid Threats and Hybrid Strategies in a Historical Context Slides

Papers and presentations

Title Presenter Resource
The Search for Legitimacy and Leadership in South Asian Sunni Islam: Afghanistan and the Khilafat and Hijrat Movements, 1918-1924 Dr Chris Wyatt (Birmingham University) Slides
Success and Failure in State-Building by Armed Groups: a Research Proposal Ben Johannes (Oxford University) Slides
Terrorism and Radicalization: Understanding Processes of Conversion Dr Eve Binks (Liverpool Hope University) Slides
Adversarial Decision Making: The Ogaden War and the Soviet Intervention in Afghanistan Dr Anton Minkov (Defence Research & Development Canada) Slides
Role of Military Contract Officers in the UK’s Defence Engagement Agenda: Learnings from the Gulf, 1964-2016 Dr Atholl Yates (Khalifa University) Slides
Conflict Migration: Afghan Trendsetter Dermot Rooney (Wapentake Systems Ltd) Slides