Author Guidelines

Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS) welcomes Research papers/Analytical Papers/Opinion and Current Affairs on following topics:

1. National Security Policy


a) National Security Strategy
b) Economic Development
c) Counter Terrorism Narrative
d) Hybrid & Grey Zone
e) Cyber Security
f) Food & Agriculture Security
g) Water Security

2. International Affairs


a) Global Geo-Strategic and Security Environment
b) Governance & Public Policy
c) International Relations
d) Regional Connectivity & Cooperation
e) Belt & Road Initiative
f) Multilateral Platforms (UN, SCO, ECO, NAM, NATO and others)

  Research Paper

Note
A research paper submitted for publication should be original research work that it has not been previously published. It should be written in British English and sent to the editor in chief in word file. The editor has the ethical rights to edit the paper according to the ethical guidelines/ policy.
Style
Pages should be numbered consecutively. It should be reasonably divided into sections and if necessary, subsections, numbered as shown hereabouts, all with appropriate titles. Appropriate sentence structure /spelling and No Grammar mistakes. The whole article should be arranged as follows:
Title
The title page includes full title, names and affiliations of authors, mailing address, phone and E-mail of the (first) author, and short title with less than 50 characters.
Abstract
Includes the full title, the abstract, and 6-8 keywords. If there are any acknowledgements, they are placed on the same page below the abstract.
Referencing
Standard citation to be followed. Information taken from any source should be mention in that particular style for example, if the source is a Book, Thesis/Dissertation, E-Book, Magazine, Article, Journal or video content (all the mentioned sources have their exclusive style to write as reference)

Abstract          150-300 words
Research Paper Length:           5000-6000 words
Font and Size:             Times New Roman, 12
Spacing:        1.5
Biographic Sketch of Author:       50 words
Referencing:
(Footnotes only) The Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition) specimen online available at www.lib.voguelph.ca/assistance/writingservices& www.cooklibrary.Towson.edu

Plagiarism      19%
Soft copy to be sent:       cgsspapers@gmail.com

  Analytical Paper

Note

Analysis paper submitted for publication should be original research work that it has not been previously published. An analytical paper should be written in British English. It should include an abstract not exceeding 200 words. It should be sent to the editor in chief in word file.

Style
Pages should be numbered consecutively. It should be reasonably divided into sections and if necessary, subsections, numbered as shown hereabouts, all with appropriate titles. Appropriate sentence structure /spelling and No Grammar mistakes. The whole article should be arranged as follows
Title
The title page includes full title, names and affiliations of authors, mailing address, phone and E-mail of the (first) author, and short title with less than 50 characters.
Referencing
Standard citation to be followed. Information taken from any source should be mention in that particular style for example, if the source is a Book, Thesis/Dissertation, E-Book, Magazine, Article, Journal or video content (all the mentioned sources have their exclusive style to write as reference.

Abstract          150-200 words
Analytical Paper Length:           2500-3000 words
Font and Size:            Times New Roman, 12
Spacing:        1.5
Referencing:
(Footnotes only) The Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition) specimen online available at www.lib.voguelph.ca/assistance/writingservices& www.cooklibrary.Towson.edu

Plagiarism      10%
Soft copy to be sent:       cgsspapers@gmail.com

  Opinion Article/
Current Affairs

Note

Article submitted for publication should be original research work that it has not been previously published. The article should be written in British English. If the Article contains only the author's opinion references could be limited. Copy-pasting is not allowed. The editor has ethical rights to edit it according to the organizational policies.

Style
Pages should be numbered consecutively. It should be reasonably divided into sections and if necessary, subsections, numbered as shown hereabouts, all with appropriate titles. Appropriate sentence structure /spelling and No Grammar mistakes. The whole article should be arranged as follows:
Title
The title page includes full title, names and affiliations of authors, mailing address, phone and E-mail of the (first) author, and short title with less than 50 characters.
Referencing
Standard citation: information taken from any source should be mention in that particular style for example, if the source is a Book, Thesis/Dissertation, E-Book, Magazine, Article, Journal or video content (all the mentioned sources have their exclusive style to write as reference. Chicago manual

Article Length          1200-1500 words
Font and Size:            Times New Roman, 12
Spacing:        1.5
Referencing:
(Footnotes only) The Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition) specimen online available at www.lib.voguelph.ca/assistance/writingservices& www.cooklibrary.Towson.edu

Plagiarism      10% for 1200-1500 words
Soft copy to be sent:       cgsspapers@gmail.com