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As China increasingly gains the economic benefits of global connectivity, the West’s technological edge is fast eroding. In this Adelphi, Nigel Inkster examines the political, historical and cultural development of China’s cyber power in light of evolving capabilities and governance structures.
Brazilian Interim President Michel Temer will probably serve out impeached President Dilma Rousseff's term. He is compelled to deal urgently with Brazil's distressed economy and scandalous corruption. But his lack of an electoral mandate, unpopularity and initial obduracy in appointing an all-white, all-male cabinet – perceived negatively as 'business as usual' backroom politics – cast doubt on his ability to do so effectively.
The June–July 2016 issue of Survival features debate on Brexit, as well as analysis of Xi Jinping's dreams of China's future, the costs of financial sanctions, the problem of North Korea, and much more.
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Cyber security has become a focal point for conflicting domestic and international interests, and increasingly for the projection of state power. This Dossier charts and contextualises the key developments and trends that have shaped the cyber domain since the 1950s.
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