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Jan. 30, 2023

Podcast: The Indigenous Approach: Irregular Warfare with Sean McFate

In this episode of the Indigenous Approach, a podcast hosted by 1st Special Forces Command (Airborne) - US Army, Dr. McFate discusses the role of SOF in irregular warfare and strategic competition.

Jan. 20, 2023

Dr. Peter Eltsov's interview on the Russian-Ukrainian War, Al Jazeera

On 20 Jan., Dr. Peter Eltsov (CISA) was interviewed by Al Jazeera London about the Russian-Ukrainian War, the role of the Wagner Group, and the frictions with Russia's military command.

Dec. 21, 2022

The Real Winners of the 2024 Election Could be China and Russia

CISA professor Dr. Sean McFate and co-author Lee Drutman published an article on TIME, "The Real Winners of the 2024 Election Could be China and Russia".

Dec. 9, 2022

Foro: EEUU–Colombia: desafíos de nueva política antidrogas

On Dec. 9, CISA Professor Dr. Craig Deare participated in a Voice of America program regarding the Government of Colombia's new drug policy.

Dec. 8, 2022

Meloni at the Helm: What Does Italy’s New Government Mean for Sino-Italian Relations?

On Dec. 8, Dr. Andrew Novo published a policy brief on the future of Sino-Italian relations under Italy's new Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni.

Dec. 4, 2022

Irregular warfare will win ‘strategic competition’

On Dec. 14, Dr. Sean McFate published an opinion piece in The Hill on the need to institutionalize irregular warfare capabilities, and identifies key obstacles the DoD's new Irregular Warfare Center will have to avoid.

Nov. 14, 2022

Podcast: Infiltration, Ideation and the Subversion of Democracy. Threat of Insurgency in USA?

In November, CISA Professor Dr. David Ucko sat down with Silicon Curtain to discuss the political infiltration, social-media mobilization, and subliminal violence creeping into American democracy. This is insurgency reinvented, and we don't know how to respond.

Nov. 9, 2022

Backing Ukraine is costly. Not backing it would be costlier

The approaching winter months will test Western resolve to support Ukraine. Indisputably, the costs of assistance to Ukraine are high and are likely to get higher. But unless the West helps Ukraine fully liberate itself from Russia’s occupation now, it will have to pay an even costlier price in the future.

Nov. 7, 2022

Teaching Irregular Warfare in the Era of Strategic Competition

The 2022 National Security Strategy focuses on US leadership in strategic competition over the future of international order. The document lays out the threats and challenges the United States faces today from adversaries such as Russia and China. In order to prevail over such competitors and secure US leadership in the future, the United States needs to reconsider the way it approaches teaching irregular warfare (IW) in its professional military education (PME) institutions.

Nov. 2, 2022

Book Review: Nothing is impossible: America's reconciliation with Vietnam

On Nov. 2, CISA Professor Dr. Dayna Barnes published an engaging book review of "Nothing is impossible: America's reconciliation with Vietnam" in International Affairs, the journal of Chatham House.