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Cyber risks to governance, Part III: Hyper-connectivity and its impact on state power
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Cyber risks to governance, Part III: Hyper-connectivity and its impact on state power

By: Christy Quinn In an era of Snowden, Wikileaks, Dark Web and data breaches there have never been so many cyber risks associated with governance. This article is the third of a 3-part Strife series which examines three diverse aspects of cyber risks to governance. Andreas Haggman began by looking at the online market place Silk Road and its transformation … Continue reading

Cyber risks to governance, Part II –  The Attribution Game: the challenges and opportunities of cyber attribution in policymaking
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Cyber risks to governance, Part II – The Attribution Game: the challenges and opportunities of cyber attribution in policymaking

By Yuji Develle and Jackson Webster: In an era of Snowden, Wikileaks, Dark Web and data breaches there have never been so many cyber risks associated with governance. This article is the second of a 3-part Strife series which examines three diverse aspects of cyber risks to governance.  Last week Andreas Haggman began by looking at the online … Continue reading

Cyber risks to governance, Part I – Silk Road: resisting and reshaping governance
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Cyber risks to governance, Part I – Silk Road: resisting and reshaping governance

By Andreas Haggman: Figure 1: Silk Road 2.0 seizure page. In an era of Snowden, Wikileaks, Dark Web and data breaches there have never been so many cyber risks associated with governance. This article is the first of a 3-part Strife series which examines three diverse aspects of cyber risks to governance.  Andreas Haggman begins … Continue reading

UK Defence Analysis: Reduced capabilities amid growing threats
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UK Defence Analysis: Reduced capabilities amid growing threats

By Dan Zamansky & Hugh Pickering-Carter: This article summarises the changes in British military capabilities compared with their state in 1985, whilst also discussing their relevance to the current security context; focusing upon the threat of terrorism, Iran’s nuclear weapons programme and Russia’s military involvement in the Ukraine. The article makes two main arguments: first, … Continue reading

Should Kagame be given a third term?  A constitutional clash in Rwanda
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Should Kagame be given a third term? A constitutional clash in Rwanda

By Anisha Hira: The debate over extending the executive term limit to allow President Paul Kagame to run for a third term in the Republic of Rwanda has been framed as a clash between exemplary leadership and constitutionalism. On the one hand, the Rwandan constitution was carefully constructed in order to rebuild the institutions of … Continue reading