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May 9, 2022

Cyber strategy: Assumptions and hypotheticals 

By Yumi Gambrill and Emma Schroeder

When academics, policymakers, and practitioners discuss security and conflict within the cyber domain, they are often hampered by a series of ongoing debates and unarticulated assumptions. We have brought together members of these communities to discuss the reasons that these debates are important to the shaping of cybersecurity and strategic plans.

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Mar 7, 2022

Workshop on freedom and prosperity in Asia

By Atlantic Council

On February 16, the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, in collaboration with the Centre for Civil Society, hosts the fourth and last in a series of virtual workshops on strengthening economic freedom, rule of law, and representative government in different regions across the world. This workshop focuses on Asia and convenes a […]

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Jan 28, 2022

Workshop on freedom and prosperity in Africa

By Atlantic Council

The Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, on January 11, in collaboration with the Centre for Development and Enterprises Great Lakes, hosts the third in a series of virtual workshops on strengthening economic freedom, rule of law, and representative government in different regions across the world. This workshop focuses on Africa, and convenes […]

Africa Democratic Transitions

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Nov 3, 2021

Workshop on freedom and prosperity in the Greater Middle East and North Africa

By Atlantic Council

The Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, on October 28, in collaboration with the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East and the Tunisian Council for International Relations, hosts the second in a series of virtual workshops on strengthening economic freedom, rule of law, and representative government in different regions across the world. This […]

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Nov 1, 2021

The consequences of a US overreaction to the perceived threat of terrorism

By Christopher Preble

In the twenty years since 9/11, for example, favorable attitudes toward the United States have declined globally, with some of the sharpest declines in key US allies like Germany and the United Kingdom.

Nationalism Politics & Diplomacy

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Oct 21, 2021

“The Hultqvist Doctrine”: Swedish security and defence policy after the Russian annexation of Crimea — Wieslander in Defence Studies journal

By Anna Wieslander

Abstract: “This article analyses how Sweden has adapted to the worsened security situation in its vicinity following Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea and war in Eastern Ukraine. The paper builds on security policy research focused on neoclassic realism and small state strategies in order to explore how the, broadly unknown, security policy from 2009 has […]

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Oct 7, 2021

Workshop on freedom and prosperity in Latin America

By Atlantic Council

The Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, on September 28, in collaboration with the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center and Brazilian think tank Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV), hosts the first in a series of virtual workshops on strengthening economic freedom, rule of law, and representative government in different regions across the world. The […]

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Sep 7, 2021

Extremist communications: The future is corporate

By Jennifer A. Counter

Digital platforms have enabled white supremacists such as The Base to build out networks in North America, Europe, and Australia, and provide extremist groups with a low- to zero-cost means to disseminate their messages.

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Sep 7, 2021

Does treating Syria as a State Sponsor of Terrorism advance or hold back US national security interests?

By Nate Rosenblatt

In 1979, the United States designated Syria as a state sponsor of terrorism, putting it on its first-ever such list along with Libya, Iraq, and the former South Yemen.

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Sep 7, 2021

Combating domestic extremism means combating the insider threat in law enforcement

By Mary McCord

Dozens of law enforcement officers have been investigated or charged for their participation in events culminating in the January 6, 2021, insurrection at the US Capitol.

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