• THE DARKNESS ONLINE

    Cryptopolitik and the Darknet

    By Daniel Moore and Thomas Rid

    Encryption policy is becoming a crucial test of the values of liberal democracy in the twenty-first century.

  • THE DARKNESS ONLINE

    The Life Cycles of Cyber Threats

    By Ben Buchanan

    Cyber vulnerabilities, and their exploits, pass through identifiable stages of life.

  • COMMENTARY

    Confronting Europe's Single Market

    By Erik Jones

    The European Union's problems do not originate in money or migrants; they stem, ultimately, from the single market itself.

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  2. THE DARKNESS ONLINE

  3. COMMENTARY

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Latest Politics and Strategy Posts

RUSSIAN WORLDVIEWS

World Order after Ukraine

By Nadezhda K. Arbatova and Alexander A. Dynkin

The crisis in Ukraine has strained Russia’s relations with the West to breaking point. An objective understanding of the roots of the conflict is essential if a new order is to be established.

Defining the Islamic State

The Cult of ISIS

By Florence Gaub

The Islamic State is a cult; it cannot be fought as a mere terrorist organisation or a proto-state with territorial ambitions.

CLOSING ARGUMENT

Coming to Terms with Chinese Power

By Nigel Inkster

Sino-Western relations remain troubled.