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Feb. 21, 2023

Podcast: Reflecting on One Year Since Russia Invaded Ukraine

CISA Professor Dr. Sean McFate was featured on a podcast episode for Syracuse University - Maxwell School: "Reflecting on One Year Since Russia Invaded Ukraine." Here, he discusses the anniversary of the war in Ukraine, and more specifically, the return of large mercenary armies to modern warfare.

Feb. 19, 2023

Indispensable but Insufficient: The Role and Limits of Special Operations in Strategic Competition

After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, special operations forces (SOF) were often the point of the counterterrorism spear. As the United States shifts away from counterterrorism and focuses on the threats that Russia and China pose, SOF can play a vital role, according to David Ucko, a professor at the National Defense University. To do so, however, Ucko argues that SOF must recalibrate, changing their composition and their focus.

Feb. 12, 2023

Gods at War: Religion and the Pacific Theater in World War II with Dr. Dayna Barnes

CISA Professor Dr. Dayna Barnes published an overview of her current research project on World War II in the Asia Pacific with the Global Affairs and Religion Network of Scholars at the George Washington University: "Gods at War: Religion and the Pacific Theater in World War II with Dr. Dayna Barnes."

Feb. 11, 2023

Is the End of Russian History Close at Hand?

Never before has Russia been simultaneously so frightening and fragile. An analysis by Dr. Peter Eltsov on Russia's "horrid nationalism," its fragility, and the consequences of its possible collapse.

Feb. 1, 2023

Europe’s new maritime security reality: Chinese ports, Russian bases, and the rise of subsea warfare

The year 2022 ushered in another array of significant and diverse maritime security challenges for Europe: the sabotage of the Nordstream pipelines; the mysterious rupture of submarine fiber-optic cables near France and the United Kingdom; Russian aggression toward NATO ships; a Black Sea grain shipment deal to end a Russian naval blockade in

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.