Hybrid Conflict Project

Aug 5, 2022

China’s opioid challenge: All is fair in law and war

By Tom Ferguson

A former senior official in the US intelligence community maps how the United States should unleash a legal defense against China's malicious activities—starting with its role in the opioid crisis.

China Intelligence


Aug 4, 2022

Russian army faces morale problems as Putin’s Ukraine invasion drags on

By Peter Dickinson

A new opinion poll indicates that the Russian public continues to strongly support their country's invasion of Ukraine but there are growing signs that Vladimir Putin's invading army is suffering from low morale.

Conflict Disinformation


Aug 2, 2022

Adrian Levy and the myth of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence

By Kamal Alam and Adrian Levy

In this interview with non-resident senior fellow Kamal Alam, author Adrian Levy reflects on the deep historical relationship between Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence and the United States’ Central Intelligence Agency, noting that it has covered history’s many “pinch points.”

India Intelligence

In the News

Aug 2, 2022

Eftimiades on the Spectator on Chinese espionage

By Atlantic Council

Nicholas Eftimiades discussed the scale of Chinese espionage infiltrating Western society.

China Defense Policy

In the News

Jul 26, 2022

Polymeropoulos in the Washington Examiner on the January 6 committee

By Atlantic Council

Marc Polymeropoulos discusses why the January 6 committee is critical to ensuring the continuation of American democracy.

Extremism Intelligence


Jul 20, 2022

Ukraine confronts Kremlin infiltration threat at unreformed state bodies

By Andrew D’Anieri

Last week's dismissal by President Zelenskyy of two key figures from Ukraine's state security and prosecution services has highlighted the threat posed by Kremlin agents infiltrating unreformed Ukrainian state bodies.

Civil Society Conflict

In the News

Jul 2, 2022

Eftimiades in the Financial Times on Chinese intelligence agencies’ recruitment

By Atlantic Council

Nicholas Eftimiades discusses Chinese intelligence agencies' recruitment processes in the Financial Times.

China Intelligence

The 5×5

Jun 29, 2022

The 5×5—Cybercrime and national security

By Simon Handler, Liv Rowley

Five experts weigh in on emerging trends in cybercrime and their impacts on national security. 

Cybersecurity Intelligence

In the News

Jun 14, 2022

Polymeropoulos in Le Monde on Havana Syndrome

By Atlantic Council

Marc Polymeropoulos discusses mysterious attacks causing his Havana Syndrome while serving in the CIA.

Eastern Europe Europe & Eurasia

In the News

Jun 13, 2022

Starling and Siegel in Real Clear Defense on gray zone conflict

By Atlantic Council

Clementine Starling and Julia Siegel dive deep into 'gray zone' conflict and the urgent need for US strategies to address hybrid threats.

China Conflict