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Cyber Power and The Return of Major War

Cyber Power and The Return of Major War

Without a working theory of cyber deterrence and with the many benefits of cyber exploitation, the major powers will continue to push each other towards major war.

Out of Illusion, Weakness: Liberalism and Its Blind Spots

Out of Illusion, Weakness: Liberalism and Its Blind Spots

The paradox is that, in order to save liberalism at home, liberal states may have to become more realist in their dealings with the illiberal world beyond.

Interview – Timothy Snyder

Interview – Timothy Snyder

Timothy Snyder discusses Russia’s interference in US elections, the relationship between internet penetration and democracy, and the impact of the decline of local media.

The Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Ukrainian Church Crisis

The Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Ukrainian Church Crisis

In the Orthodox ecclesiastical world, the issue of an Ukrainian autocephalous church has emerged. Now, the question is how this crisis is going to escalate.

Interview – Daniel Moore

Interview – Daniel Moore

Daniel Moore talks about his PhD research on military offensive network operations, the increased weaponization of cyber capabilities and private intelligence companies.

For Putin, Confrontation with the West Is About More than Just Geopolitics

For Putin, Confrontation with the West Is About More than Just Geopolitics

The confrontation with the West and the cultivation of a siege mentality at home has been the most effective means left at Putin’s disposal for consolidating his power.

Ukrainian and European Populism: Different but Also Very Similar

Ukrainian and European Populism: Different but Also Very Similar

In 2019, Ukrainian voters will be given the choice between voting for the current political forces or the populist alternative. Everyone will be closely watching.

Interview – Emma Sky

Interview – Emma Sky

Former advisor to the US military in Iraq, Emma Sky, talks about her views on foreign intervention, US foreign policy, elections in Iraq and the two-state solution.

Annexation and Hybrid Warfare in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine

Annexation and Hybrid Warfare in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine

The conflict in Ukraine will remain difficult to solve because Russia’s goals are contradictory to Ukraine’s and the West’s norms.

Towards a New Cold War?

Towards a New Cold War?

Russia’s position requires that the West acquiesce to a Russian ‘sphere of influence’. In the EU, sensitivities about a ‘new Yalta’ will make that hard to accept.

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.

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