Conference Code: 18FR03ICSOIW
Conference Aims and Objectives
The ICSOIW 2018: 20th International Conference on Special Operations and Irregular Warfare
aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Special Operations and Irregular Warfare. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Special Operations and Irregular Warfare.
Call for Contributions
All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Special Operations and Irregular Warfare are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET
Federated conference series is an event that brings together significant number of recurring events; academic conferences, symposia, workshops, special sessions, and plenary talks in the field of science and technology since inception in 1999. Each event may run over any span of time within the conference days.
All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI)
, Google Scholar
, Semantic Scholar
, and other index databases. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk. Impact Factor Indicators
Special Journal Issues
has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Special Operations and Irregular Warfare
A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.
Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities
The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form
|Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline
||February 15, 2018
|Notification of Acceptance/Rejection
||February 28, 2018
|Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline
||February 15, 2018
||March 15 - 16, 2018
Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for
Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE
before submitting your paper.
Selected Conference Papers
1) Identifying Common Behavioural Traits of Lone-Wolves in Recent Terrorist Attacks in EuropeKhaled M. Khan, Armstrong Nhlabatsi 2) A Computational Cost-Effective Clustering Algorithm in Multidimensional Space Using the Manhattan Metric: Application to the Global Terrorism DatabaseSemeh Ben Salem, Sami Naouali, Moetez Sallami 3) Towards a Deeper Understanding of 21st Century Global TerrorismFrancis Jegede 4) Terrorism: A Threat in Constant Evolution Still MisunderstoodManuel J. Gazapo Lapayese 5) Money Laundering and Financing of TerrorismC. Mallada Fernández 6) Analyzing and Determining the Ideal Response Force for Combatting Terrorist GroupsErhan Turgut, Salih Ergün, Abdülkadir Öz 7) The Impact of Social Stratification to the Phenomenon of “Terrorism“Rustamov Nasim, Roostamov Yunusbek 8) The Arab Spring and Extremism: Case Study to the Evolution of Extreme-Islamism in EgyptAyman M. Mottaleb 9) The Role of State in Combating Religious Extremism and TerrorismKadyrzhan Smagulov, Mukhtar Senggirbay, Sholpan Zhandossova, Lyaila Ivatova, Gulnar
Nassimova 10) Organizational De-Evolution; the Small Group or Single Actor TerroristAudrey Heffron, Casserleigh, Jarrett Broder, Brad Skillman 11) The U.S. and Western Europe Role in Resolving the Religious Conflicts in Central AsiaZhanar Aldubasheva, Mukhtar Senggirbay, Elnura Assyltayeva 12) Securing Justice: A Critical Analysis of Kenya-s Post 9/11 Security ApparatusPeter Ndichu Muriuki 13) The U.S. and Central Asia: Religion, Politics, IdeologyZhanar Aldubasheva, Elnura Assyltayeva, Mukhtar Senggirbay, Gаzizа Aldubаshovа 14) Possibilities of using a Portable Continuous Concentrator for Detection and Identification of ExplosivesZ. Večeřa, P. Mikuška, J. Kellner, J. Navrátil, A. Langerová 15) Security, Securitization and Human Capital: The New Wave of Canadian Immigration LawsRobert M. Russo
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