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Pro-Russian, anti-Ukrainian billboard in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine.

What is Hybrid Warfare?

Contemporary U.S. and international legal framework governing acts of irregular and hybrid warfare severely impede effective de-escalation of and resolution to present hybrid conflicts. Conventional Western (mainly American) concepts of war are incompatible and fundamentally misaligned with the realities of...

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Is there a link between foreign policy and terrorism? British intelligence thinks so

What causes terrorism? The combination of the horrendous terrorist attack in Manchester and a British general election inevitably meant that this question would dominate political and media discourses. And so it has. Particular attention has,...

Populism is still a threat to Europe — here’s how to contain it

Has the populist tide sweeping Europe crested? Six months ago, many European leaders worried that the wave of popular discontent that led to the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom and propelled Donald Trump into...

What can Europe expect from a Macron government?

French President Emmanuel Macron’s party, La République en Marche (Republic on the Move), captured a decisive majority on Sunday, June 18, in elections for the National Assembly, France’s lower and more powerful legislative chamber. The...

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Russian National Security & Foreign Policy under Putin

The security perspective from Moscow Under the leadership of President Vladimir V. Putin, Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine, subsequently invading eastern Ukraine to foment a nationalist civil war, and directly engaged in the conflict and the subsequent...