Diplomatic Duplicity
The Kremlin’s Coronavirus Gambit

By offering aid to hard-hit countries, Moscow hopes it can restore its reputation as a responsible global actor.

Know Your Enemy
Collapsing the Russian Tripod

Successfully fighting disinformation and influence operations of authoritarian adversaries requires understanding how these efforts have been developed by—and are run out of—the intelligence services.

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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?

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.

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.

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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