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Active Measures
The Discreet Charm of the Interior Ministry

As Putin-allied parties join governing coalitions in Italy and Austria, their interior ministries could give Russia a backdoor to meddle in Europe—and undermine Western security co-operation.

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Active Measures
Russia’s Brexit Subversion

A new wave of revelations strongly suggests that Russia interfered in last year’s Brexit referendum. Why is the UK government staying silent?

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Kleptocracy Watch
Dirty Foreign Money’s Existential Threat to Democracy

Cultivating corrupt political proxies in order to sow chaos in the West is a game as old as the Comintern itself. But a set of technological, social, political, and above all financial innovations have made the old playbook much more effective.

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A World Transformed
The Populist Threat to a Precarious Peace

The countries of Central and Eastern Europe face the starkest challenges to stability in the wake of the election of Donald Trump.

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After Brexit
The UK Returns

Brexit was supposed to herald Britain’s retreat from a global security role. Precisely the opposite is more likely to be true.

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Money & Politics
Who Funded Brexit?

Meet Arron Banks, the previously little-known insurance entrepreneur who bankrolled Leave.EU and might be set to take over UKIP.

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