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By Ruben Tavenier The 2016 presidential elections of the United States have been tainted by allegations of Russian interference. Russian hackers were responsible for hacking the email accounts of members of the Democratic National Committee, which severely affected the presidential campaign of both sides (Chivvis, 2017,...

By Mercedes Abdalla The Russian leadership has indiscriminately been using its natural resources as a tool to exert political pressure - be it against its adversaries or allies. And new episodes are in full swing of Russia’s resource war series. A long-running dispute over gas supplies...

Thursday 25 January, the JASON Institute was invited by the Netherlands Defence Academy in Breda for a half day programme of interesting lectures about the officer education and training programmes, and cyber security, cyber warfare, and the European security after 2014. After we were welcomed...

By Agata Chmiel On December 3rd 2017,Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro declared a financial“world war [1] against the countries imposing economic sanctions on Venezuela. For this purpose, he is launching a new cryptocurrency [2] called ‘petro’, which is to “advance in issues of [Venezuelan] monetary sovereignty” [3], combat “Washington-backed conspiracy to sabotage his government [4]”, and to “overcome the financial...

The lecture about privacy vs. security was a great success, 55 people attended the event in which we had two very interesting speakers. First Mr. Molenaar told us about the role of NATO in cyber defence, what NATO is protecting and what NATO has achieved so...

How postmodern Authoritarianism overtook modern culture, and threatens global stability By Giles Longley-Cook Despite the frequently hysterical associations made by the press, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin actually seem to have just one truly common feature. That is their phenomenal ability to remain both ubiquitous and indefinable....