The Journal of Strategic Security (JSS) publishes review articles, original empirical research, and analytic/conceptual works that contribute to a better understanding of security-related threats and ways to prevent or mitigate their impact. Each article should include implications for policy and practice. This document describes the formatting requirements for manuscripts submitted to the Journal of Strategic Security.
Manuscripts should be submitted online via the JSS online manuscript submission and review system. Instructions for creating a user account and using the electronic system can be found here:
The Journal of Strategic Security looks for analytical, well-reasoned, and carefully researched arguments that expand and improve discourse on important strategic security issues. Arguments should be clearly constructed and well-documented. The Journal does not accept undocumented opinion pieces or descriptive papers that fail to provide new insights on an issue. Articles should encourage readers to think about a subject in a new light, provide an assessment of new developments, or add substantive knowledge to the existing literature.
JSS readers include researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers in the field of strategic security studies, and authors should be mindful of this diverse audience.
The Journal of Strategic Security looks for articles that include the following elements: