Call for Grad Student Papers: Arab Institute for Security Studies – Deadline October 15

The Arab Institute for Security Studies and its partners is pleased to announce the launch of the second cycle of the “Amman Security Challenge”.

The Amman Security Challenge aims to facilitate the engagement and contribution of youth, and young professionals in security and strategic issues. The competition aims to empower a next generation of leaders capable of positively contributing to the security and non proliferation debate.

The Amman Security Challenge welcomes written contributions on one (or a combination) of the following tracks (roughly 2000 to 2500 words):
– Non-Proliferation of WMDs and Non-Conventional capabilities
– Preventing Non-State Actors from accessing, possessing and utilizing CBRN
– Prospects of establishing a WMD Free Zone in the Middle East
– Means of strengthening the implementation of UNSCR 1540
– Advancing nuclear security, biosecurity, chemical security and cyber security in fragile environments
– The Deterrence Debate; Has Non-Conventional Deterrence achieved its objectives?
– Supporting legislative norms: NPT, CWC, BTWC and CTBT and other structures
– Delivery vehicles and missile capabilities; Impact on the Middle East
– Possibility of a non conventional arms race in the Middle East
– Written contributions in other issues of relevance are welcomed

For more information about how to submit, click here.

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