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The Soviet Origins of Russian Hybrid Warfare

The Soviet Origins of Russian Hybrid Warfare

Understanding the long-term continuity underlying Russian hybrid operations is important as it shows that 2014 was not an improvised response to a temporary challenge.

The Causes and Consequences of Russia’s Actions towards Ukraine

The Causes and Consequences of Russia’s Actions towards Ukraine

Scholars writing about the Russia-Ukraine conflict face a choice in perspectives that is likely to lead them to being criticised no matter what they do.

Ukraine and the Russian Challenge to the European Order

Ukraine and the Russian Challenge to the European Order

Russia’s actions in 2014 were not just a response specific events such as NATO enlargement, EU policy, democracy promotion or revolution in Ukraine.

Britain’s Modern Slavery Act: Flies in the Ointment

Britain’s Modern Slavery Act: Flies in the Ointment

The Modern Slavery Act has been shown to be deficient in many important regards and continuing to claim it as ‘world-leading’ is now a more hollow claim than ever before.

Borderwork and Borders in South Asia through Structuration

Borderwork and Borders in South Asia through Structuration

Everyday interactions between people and the state makes South Asian borders a critical site of study not only for its diversity but also for the insight it offers.

Closing the Second Cycle in BRICS: A Surprise or Business as Usual?

Closing the Second Cycle in BRICS: A Surprise or Business as Usual?

BRICS has by now turned into a brand. This brand imposes responsibility on its members to respond to global challenges and serves the interests of the global community.

Brexit and the Fight against Terrorism in the United Kingdom

Brexit and the Fight against Terrorism in the United Kingdom

The exit of the UK from the EU will strengthen the resolve of the country to combat terrorism not only within its borders but within the European community as a whole.

What Can a Japan-US-India-Australia Cooperation Do?

What Can a Japan-US-India-Australia Cooperation Do?

Nowadays, further security cooperation of Japan-US-India-Australia is increasingly plausible in order to to ensure prosperous stability in the whole of Indo-Pacific.

Humanity on the Move: Migration in the Age of Walls and Borders

Humanity on the Move: Migration in the Age of Walls and Borders

The migratory landscape and political responses to movement of people offer ground for reflection on our liberal polities and our responsibility toward strangers.

One Party State: Is It Good or Bad for Governance?

One Party State: Is It Good or Bad for Governance?

A single party system if committed to the social contract could be a better conduit for budding and upholding important values that are required for national building.

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