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Yarning Magazine

Yarning is the official language and culture magazine published primarily for the information and entertainment of Defence personnel and their families. Articles focus on language, linguistic experiences, and/or the intersections of culture and communication. 

Small Wars Journal

This site facilitates the exchange of information among practitioners, thought leaders and students in Small Wars in order to advance knowledge and capabilities in the field.  Look here for regular articles, news feeds and blogs from a range of stakeholders in the field.  It includes a page dedicated to exploring issues associated with disruptive technologies and ideas drawing on insights from


The US Army War College Quarterly published by its Strategic Studies Institute.  The Institute conducts strategic research and analysis to support the US War College curricula, provides direct analysis for Army and Department of Defense leadership, and serves as a bridge to the wider strategic community.

MIT Technology Review

A journal that aims to bring about better-informed and more conscious decisions about technology through authoritative, influential and trustworthy journalism.

Military Review

The professional journal of the US Army which focuses on advancing the ideas and insights military professionals need to lead and succeed.  It includes contemporary thought and discussion on topics important to the Army and national defense

The Journal of Military Operations

A peer reviewed publication concerned with warfare and the conduct of war.  It focuses on engagement with the enemy, combat and fighting.  It seeks to develop insights into the nature of war, in order to better understand and conduct it.  It seeks to identify what changes in warfare, what doesn’t and why.

Australian Defence Force Journal

Until 2018, the ADFJ was the official journal of the Australian profession of arms. It aim was to promote discussion, stimulate thinking, and create debate around critical issues facing the modern military. It is an avenue for practitioners and commentators within, and those engaged with, the profession of arms.

Australian Journal of Defence and Strategic Studies

The Australian Journal of Defence and Strategic Studies (AJDSS) is the flagship journal of the Australian Defence Force. It publishes multidisciplinary peer-reviewed papers, commentary and analysis, reviews and correspondence on Australian defence and strategic concerns. The AJDSS is an open-access journal published twice annually in print and electronic format online.