Journal of Strategic Studies

(The TQCC of Journal of Strategic Studies is 5. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
‘Hearts and Minds’? British Counter-Insurgency from Malaya to Iraq75
Abandoned at the Palace: Why the Tunisian Military Defected from the Ben Ali Regime in January 201146
When speed kills: Lethal autonomous weapon systems, deterrence and stability38
The Chinese Defense Economy's Long March from Imitation to Innovation37
Emerging technologies and strategic stability in peacetime, crisis, and war29
The capability/vulnerability paradox and military revolutions: Implications for computing, cyber, and the onset of war28
From Moscow with coercion: Russian deterrence theory and strategic culture24
Emerging technology and intra-war escalation risks: Evidence from the Cold War, implications for today24
Fancy bears and digital trolls: Cyber strategy with a Russian twist23
How does the offense-defense balance scale?23
Coercive diplomacy and the Donbas: Explaining Russian strategy in Eastern Ukraine20
Asymmetric arms control and strategic stability: Scenarios for limiting hypersonic glide vehicles19
The Futility of Force? Strategic Lessons for Dealing with Unconventional Armed Groups from the UN’s War on Haiti’s Gangs16
Dual-use distinguishability: How 3D-printing shapes the security dilemma for nuclear programs15
The British army in Northern Ireland 1969–1972: From policing to counter‐terror15
Asymmetry of Values, Indigenous Forces, and Incumbent Success in Counterinsurgency: Evidence from Chechnya15
How durable is the nuclear weapons taboo?14
The concept of logistics derived from Clausewitz: All that is required so that the fighting force can be taken as a given14
US cyber deterrence: Practice guiding theory14
Japan’s Emerging Trajectory as a ‘Cyber Power’: From Securitization to Militarization of Cyberspace12
Nuclear opportunism: A theory of how states use nuclear weapons in international politics11
Strategy in theory; strategy in practice11
Thinking Globally and Acting Locally: Counterinsurgency Lessons from Modern Wars – A Reply to Jones and Smith11
Learning ‘Under Fire’: Israel’s improvised military adaptation to Hamas tunnel warfare10
From one exceptionalism to another: France’s strategic relations with the United States and the United Kingdom in the post-Cold War era10
Insights from a Database of Lashkar-e-Taiba and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen Militants10
Robust and affordable security: Some lessons from the Second‐Ranking powers during the cold war10
‘A Time of War’: contextual and organisational dimensions in the construction of combat motivation in the IDF9
From Versailles to Geneva: The many forms of interwar disarmament9
Lessons from Iraq and Bosnia on the Theory and Practice of No-fly Zones9
Escalation in Irregular War: Using Strategic Theory to Examine from First Principles9
Can Limited Intervention Work? Lessons from Britain’s Success Story in Sierra Leone8
Signals of strength: Capability demonstrations and perceptions of military power8
‘A mob of stragglers and cowards’: Desertion from the union and confederate armies, 1861–658
The State of UN Peacekeeping: Lessons from Congo8
Nodal defence: the changing structure of U.S. alliance systems in Europe and East Asia7
Beyond the Double Game: Lessons from Pakistan’s Approach to Islamist Militancy7
Building the Somali National Army: Anatomy of a failure, 2008–20187
Countering Insurgents through Distributed Operations: Insights from Malaya 1948–19607
Analysing coalition warfare from an intra-alliance politics perspective: The Normandy Campaign 19447
Theory of strategic culture: An analytical framework for Russian cyber threat perception6
Extended deterrence and assurance in an emerging technology environment6
Counterinsurgency as armed reform: The political history of the Malayan Emergency6
NATO 1949 and NATO 2000: From collective defense toward collective security6
Civil-military relations and human security in a post-dictatorship6
China’s Search for a ‘Strategic Air Force’6
Meeting the China challenge: Some insights from scenario‐based planning5
Civil–military relations and organisational preferences regarding the use of the military in Chinese foreign policy: insights from the debate on MOOTW5
A Second Nuclear Revolution: From Nuclear Primacy to Post-Existential Deterrence5
Visions of the Enemy from the Field and from Abroad: Revisiting CIA and Military Expectations of the Tet Offensive5
From management crisis to crisis management? Japan’s post-2012 institutional reforms and Sino-Japanese crisis (In)stability5
From ‘uralbomber’ to ‘amerikabomber’: The Luftwaffe and strategic bombing5
From the sea to outer space: The command of space as the foundation of spacepower theory5
Blood and robots: How remotely piloted vehicles and related technologies affect the politics of violence5
In the balance: External troop support and rebel fragmentation in the Second Congo War5