Egypt Institute Journal (Vol. 3 – Issue 11) / studies

Military Leadership and Strategic Vigilance Challenges

July 2018

Professor of Higher Education in Political Science and International Relations, Dean of the Faculty of Law and Politics, Kasdi Merbah University/ Ouargla, Algeria.


The historical experiences and lessons drawn from the past and the present confirm that success of defense capabilities and sovereign security forces in maneuvering and overcoming threats depends on strategic vigilance factors and conditions of their activation, and intelligence mixed with systematic military art. Even an army well aware of its responsibilities as a professional regular army must also benefit from security vigilance.

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