Social Movements and Conflict

Shi’a Islam is a cleric based religion. Each Shi’a selects a Marja, one worthy of emulation, and follows his teachings. These teachings range from spiritual matters; issues of family, marriage, property, and inheritance; to political matters. While there are several Marjas, the most influential Marja is Grand Ayatollah Ali Al Sistani of Najaf, Iraq. Sistani Read more about Social Movements and Conflict[…]

Technical Supplement for CAS

Technical Supplement for Course of Action Simulator Luke A. Maier Technical Paper 2014-1v2   Summary: The Course of Action Simulator (CAS) was developed as an analytical and educational model of how two states adopt courses of action in response to threats, resource constraints, and complex priorities. This analytical tool was featured in several presentations and Read more about Technical Supplement for CAS[…]