Hybrid Threats

The “Moscow Rules”: Ten Principles for Working with Russia

In March 2019, ICDS hosted Keir Giles launching his most recent book “Moscow Rules”. The book highlights how Western leaders repeat the same mistakes over and over again when dealing with Russia. He was asked to distil key recommendations for avoiding expensive and dangerous misunderstandings with Moscow – the “Moscow Rules”. Giles presents them to our readers here.

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NATO Seeks Opportunities to Enhance CIMIC Capabilities

NATO`s Civil–Military Cooperation (CIMIC) Key Leaders Conference 2019, organised by the Civil–Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence (CCOE) and Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE), took place during May 27–30 at the premises of the Albanian Ministry of Defence in Tirana.

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ICDS V-Talk with Brian Whitmore, CEPA: Russia’s Hybrid Warfare – How Resilient Are We?

Has the West adequately responded to the Russian military aggression against Ukraine? Is there no other way to supply energy to Europe than building Nord Stream 2? How serious is the threat of Russian fake news? Watch the ICDS V-Talk with Brian Whitmore, Senior Fellow and Russia Program Director of the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) after an insightful and sharp discussion on Russia’s hybrid warfare at ICDS on 11 March 2019.

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