... Federation in March of this year, Russia is entering a new cycle of foreign and domestic policy. Russia's foreign policy at the moment is particularly fraught; the conflict in Syria, the continued uncertain status of the Donbass region of Ukraine, accusations of cyberwarfare and interference in US elections, and the Skripal poisoning incident in the UK have driven wedges between Russia and many other countries. Stronger sanctions are being imposed on Russia in response to some of these issues, and ...
... Various legislative measures were adopted during this period that significantly strengthened the powers of the state bodies in terms of granting the government access to confidential information and the giving it the ability to control information (the
USA PATRIOT ACT
of 2001, for example). It was at this time that the U.S. intelligence services were given the technical capabilities and powers to access various categories of confidential information and personal data, which drew criticism from human ...
... growth of Sunni militancy in West Africa, and numerous other issues.
Ad hoc Relations for Ad hoc Terrorism. Interview with
Kathleen Hicks, Kim Cragin and Olga Oliker
Among other things, you are an expert in the Cold War. At present, Russia and the USA are experiencing a period of tensions in their relationship. In your opinion, what should be done in order to overcome these challenges and mend fences?
For those of us who remember the Cold War, and have studied the development of Russia–US relations ...
... realized, challenges to international security.
Today world's leading states view the challenges and security threats related to cybersecurity as one of the most dangerous and unpredictable. Actually, the main danger is unpredictability. Of course, numerous ... ... everyone, including terrorists, can catch their "fish", avoiding any responsibility for the actions performed. Its usage is not limited to threats to national security; threats from cyberspace affect both private business and every single individual ...
... relationship and buffer against conflict in the future. The analyses that follow examine prospects for Russia-U.S. cooperation in several crucial regions and fields: economics, energy, the Arctic, Euro-Atlantic security, the Middle East, strategic stability, cybersecurity, and countering terrorism and extremism. The report offer concrete, actionable recommendations in each area.
: Heather A. Conley, William Courtney, R. Kim Cragin, Lynn E. Davis, Ambassador James Dobbins, Suzanne Freeman, Andrei ...
... "Analyzing and Managing Change in the International Order: Russian, American and European Perspectives" in Washington DC, USA.
The conference gathers scholars, policy analysts and practitioners from Russia, Europe and the U.S. to address key problems ... ... event.
The Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) is represented by Director General Andrey Kortunov and Maria Smekalova, Cybersecurity Program Coordinator.
... companies, especially based in the Western countries, are working towards joint cyber expert groups (i.e. recent Internet of Things cybersecurity
between Nokia, AT&T and others) which will be able to exploit existing vulnerabilities and prevent them falling ... ... ongoing cyber attack even more if the response involved hacking back. While the concept is more common and debated now in the USA it has the potential to become more widespread among other countries in the coming years. Acceptance and development of ACD ...
... Election: Myths and Reality
”, written by
, Director of the Center for Applied Research of the Institute of USA and Canada Studies of the RAS, RIAC expert, was presented at the event.
, Global Internet Governance and Cyber ... ... implications of new sanctions Act for Russia and European countries.
Russian and American experts in Russia-U.S. relations and cybersecurity took part in the event.
, coordinator of project on cybersecurity, represented RIAC at the event....
... current stage of ICT development. And while it is impossible to identify the source of the threat, it is likely that the accusation for the attack will be made without any evidence, on the basis of assumptions and conclusions, or according to the political ... ... servers, no substantial evidence having been produced.
RIAC and EWI Policy Brief “Suggestions on Russia-U.S. Cooperation in Cybersecurity”
The U.S. Cyber Weapons – History and Modernity
The funding for activity in cyberspace proves that this area ...
Authors: Des Browne, Wolfgang Ischinger, Igor S. Ivanov, Sam Nunn
Dear President Putin and President Trump,
The chasm between Russia and the West appears to be wider now than at any point since the Cold War. In the absence of new initiatives, the knot of distrust is being tightened, choking off the ability of governments to discuss, let alone advance, steps essential for improving the security of all people living in the Euro-Atlantic region.
Your first meeting in Hamburg will be a unique opportunity...