Author: jason

China’s quest to gain an advantage within the domain  By Emanuel Skog At the start of the 2017 school year Russian schoolchildren watched President Putin’s televised address outlining that “artificial intelligence (AI) is the future, not only of Russia, but of all mankind’’ [1]. Furthermore, he argued that “whoever becomes the...

By Aileen Schuurmans  ‘Indigenous groups expected to play a key role in Ecuador’s protests.’ ‘‘Join our fight:’ Indigenous people in Brazil speak out against Amazon rainforest fires.’ ‘Indigenous peoples go to court to save the Amazon from oil company greed.’ These are just some of the...

By Gijs Weijenberg  October 2019 saw the rise of a large protest movement in Chile, often considered to be the most politically stable and economically developed country in South America. The protests started as a reaction among high school students to an increase in metro fares,...

On the 30th of January, the activity committee of the JASON Institute for Peace and Security Studies kicked-off the new year with a hot-topic event on Bellingcat and their investigative journalism based on fact-checking and open-source intelligence. We had the pleasure to invite two guest...

By Emanuel Skoog In December 2019 both Germany and Russia reacted angrily to sanctions imposed by U.S. President Trump, targeting firms involved in the building of Nord Stream 2, an undersea gas pipeline that will enable Russia to double its direct export capacity to Germany [1]. The gas pipeline follows the...