Militias and the Future

  • Paul Rexton Kan


This chapter examines why militias will be part of the international security landscape for the foreseeable future. Because of their persistence and dynamism, paramilitary groups need greater scholarly and political attention. This chapter offers six important observations gleaned from the previous chapters along with three guiding assumptions for future research and policy-making.


Global trends Micropower Local contexts Sovereignty Collective self-defense 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Rexton Kan
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  1. 1.National Security StudiesU.S. Army War CollegeCarlisleUSA

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