Brendon Cannon

Khalifa University

Assistant Professor

Institute of International and Civil Security

PO Box 127788

Abu Dhabi, 00000

United Arab Emirates

http://https://www.ku.ac.ae/

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

The International Criminal Court and Africa: Contextualizing the Anti-ICC Narrative

African Journal of International Criminal Justice 2(1-2), 2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Oct 2017
Brendon Cannon, Dominic Pkalya and Bosire Maragia
Khalifa University, Kisii University - Faculty of Social Sciences, Students and University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
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International Criminal Court (ICC), Security, African Union (AU), War Crimes, International Law

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Ethiopia, Berbera Port and the Shifting Balance of Power in the Horn of Africa

Rising Powers Quarterly 2(4): 7-29
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2019
Brendon Cannon and Ash Rossiter
Khalifa University and Khalifa University
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Gulf Arab states, Horn of Africa, landlockedness, Somalia, Somaliland, Ethiopia, port politics, regional security complex, Berbera

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Terrorists, Geopolitics and Kenya's Proposed Border Wall with Somalia

Journal of Terrorism Research, Vol. 7, Issue 2, May 2016
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Nov 2016
Brendon Cannon
Khalifa University
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terrorism, border wall, Kenya, Somalia, Al-Shabaab, international relations, boundary disputes, corruption, international terrorism, non-state armed actors

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Deconstructing Turkey's Efforts in Somalia

Bildhaan, Vol. 16
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Nov 2016
Brendon Cannon
Khalifa University
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comparative politics, Turkey and Somalia, international relations, Horn of Africa, security, emerging power diplomacy, Turkey in Africa, Turkish foreign policy, Mogadishu, Turkey, Somalia, corruption, failed state, Somalia

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Why Al-Shabaab Attacks Kenya: Questioning the Narrative Paradigm

Terrorism and Political Violence, 31(4), 836-852. DOI: 10.1080/09546553.2017.1290607
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 31 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2020
Brendon Cannon and Dominic Pkalya
Khalifa University and Kisii University - Faculty of Social Sciences, Students
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Al-Shabaab, Armed Non-State Actors, Counter Terrorism, East Africa, Horn of Africa, Kenya, Somalia, Strategy, Tactics, Terrorism

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The 'Indo-Pacific': Regional Dynamics in the 21st Century’s New Geopolitical Center of Gravity

Rising Powers Quarterly 3(2), pp. 7-17
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Dec 2018
Brendon Cannon and Ash Rossiter
Khalifa University and Khalifa University
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Indo-Pacific, Belt and Road Initiative, Global Governance, Balance of Power, Rising Powers

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Foreign State Influence and Somalia’s 2017 Presidential Election: An Analysis

Bildhaan: An International Journal of Somali Studies 18(1): 20-49
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Apr 2019
Brendon Cannon
Khalifa University
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Somalia, elections, external states, influence, political influence, bribery, Turkey, Italy, Ethiopia

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Re-Examining the 'Base': The Political and Security Dimensions of Turkey’s Military Presence in Somalia

Insight Turkey, 21(1): 167-188 (2019). DOI: 10.25253/99.2019211.09
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Dec 2019
Ash Rossiter and Brendon Cannon
Khalifa University and Khalifa University
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Military basing, Somalia, Turkey, proxy forces, security sector reform (SSR)

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Turkey in Africa: Lessons in Political Economy

Cannon, Brendon J. (2017). Turkey in Africa: Lessons in Political Economy. Florya Chronicles of Political Economy 3(1), pp. 93-110. ISSN 2149-5750
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 31 Oct 2017
Brendon Cannon
Khalifa University
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Political Economy, Turkey, Soft Power, Sub-Saharan Africa, International Relations, Somalia, Trade, Kenya, Security, Balance of Trade

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Middle Eastern States in the Horn of Africa: Security Interactions and Power Projection

ISPI (Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Sep 2019
Federico Donelli, Federico Donelli and Brendon Cannon
University of GenoaUniversità degli Studi di Genova and Khalifa University
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Horn of Africa, Gulf States, Middle East, regional security complex, IR, security interactions, power projection

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Grand Strategies in Contested Zones: Japan's Indo-Pacific, China's BRI and Eastern Africa

Rising Powers Quarterly, Volume 3, Issue 2 (2018)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Dec 2018
Brendon Cannon
Khalifa University
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Belt and Road Initiative, East Africa, Geopolitics, Horn of Africa, Indo-Pacific, Japan

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Turkey in Kenya and Kenya in Turkey: Alternatives in Diplomacy, Trade and Education to China and the West

Cannon, Brendon J. (2016). Turkey in Kenya and Kenya in Turkey: Alternatives to the East/West paradigm in diplomacy, trade and security. African Journal of Political Science and International Relations, 10(5), 56-65.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Oct 2016
Brendon Cannon
Khalifa University
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Kenya, Turkey, international political economy, diplomacy, trade, international relations, terrorism, security, east and west alternatives, emerging powers

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Asymmetric Alliances and High Polarity: Evaluating Regional Security Complexes in the Middle East and Horn of Africa

Third World Quarterly Vol. 41 No. 3, pp. 1-21, 2020. DOI: 10.1080/01436597.2019.1693255
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2020
Brendon Cannon, Federico Donelli and Federico Donelli
Khalifa University and University of GenoaUniversità degli Studi di Genova
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Regional security complex theory, Middle East, threat perception, Horn of Africa, Arab Gulf States, security interdependence, polarity

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Offensive or Defensive: The Debate over Japan's 'Aircraft Carrier' Upgrade

East Asia Monitor, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 5-6
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Oct 2019
Brendon Cannon and Ash Rossiter
Khalifa University and Khalifa University
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Japan, JMSDF, Offense, Defense, Military, Naval Warfare, China, Carrier Conversion

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Jiyu de hirakareta Indo-Taiheiyo to riberaru na kokusai chitsujo: Hyoron (The Free and Open Indo-Pacific and the Liberal International Order: A Critique)

Kokusai Mondai [International Affairs] Vol. 12 No. 687 (2019), pp. 37-48. ISSN:1881-0500
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 May 2020
Brendon Cannon
Khalifa University
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Indo-Pacific, Japan, liberal international order, critique, international relations, Asia-Pacific, China

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The Middle East and the Quad Plus

Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs Vol. 3 No. 5 pp. 269-284.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Mar 2021
Brendon Cannon
Khalifa University
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What’s in it for Us? Armed Drone Strikes and the Security of Somalia’s Federal Government

Small Wars & Insurgencies, 31(4), 773-800, 2020
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Aug 2020
Brendon Cannon
Khalifa University
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Drone Strikes, Insurgency, Al-Shabaab, Somalia, State Collapse, Armed Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

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Making Arms in India? Examining New Delhi’s Renewed Drive for Defence-Industrial Indigenization

Defence Studies, 19(4), 353-372, 2019
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Apr 2020
Ash Rossiter and Brendon Cannon
Khalifa University and Khalifa University
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India, defence industry, self-reliance, Make in India, defence-industrial strategy, autarky, arms exports, arms production

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Devolution in Kenya Four Years On: A Review of Implementation and Effects in Mandera County

African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review, 8(1): 1-28, (Spring 2018)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Jan 2019
Brendon Cannon and Jacob Haji Ali
Khalifa University and Kisii University
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devolution, Kenya, corruption, political economy, development, elite capture

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Shifting Policies in Conflict Arenas: A Cosine Similarity and Text Mining Analysis of Turkey's Syria Policy, 2012-2016

Journal of Strategic Security, 11(4): 1-19. DOI/10.5038/1944-0472.11.4.1690 (2019)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Apr 2019
Khalifa University, University of Tokyo, Tohoku University and Khalifa University
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Syria, Turkey, buffer zone, safe zone, no-fly zone, Turkish foreign policy, cosine similarity, text mining

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Power Projection of Middle East States in the Horn of Africa: Linking Security Burdens with Capabilities

Power projection of Middle East states in the Horn of Africa: linking security burdens with capabilities. Small Wars and Insurgencies, 1-22.
Number of pages: 24
Federico Donelli, Federico Donelli and Brendon Cannon
University of GenoaUniversità degli Studi di Genova and Khalifa University
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military power projection, Middle East, remote warfare, security burdens, Horn of Africa, extra-regional military deployment

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Unraveling Japan’s Aircraft Carrier Puzzle: Leveraging Carriers’ Symbolic Value

Forthcoming, Asian Security, 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1080/14799855.2021.1982897
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2021
Brendon Cannon and Ash Rossiter
Khalifa University and Khalifa University
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Aircraft carriers, Japan, East Asia, Symbolic weapons, Signaling

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Turkey’s military strategy in Africa

Turkey’s Military Strategy in Africa. In Eyrice, E. & Tepeciklioglu, A. (eds). Turkey in Africa: A New Emerging Power?. Routledge (2021), pp 127-143.
Number of pages: 21
Brendon Cannon
Khalifa University
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defense industry, arms sales, Turkey, Sub-Saharan African, North Africa, UAV, armed drones, armored vehicles, defense studies