International Relations

Sovereign or Global Internet? Russia and China Press for Cybercrime Treaty

Costigan, Sean S.. "Sovereign or Global Internet? Russia and China Press for Cybercrime Treaty." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 20, no. 2 (2021): 9-13.

Global unrest is fast becoming the norm in cyberspace, where cybercriminals operate with relative impunity, and novel technologies allow nation-states to sharpen their practice of influence operations. There is a near-constant rate of hacks against computers – by one recent count every 39 seconds on average for devices connected to the Internet.[1] If cybercrime is not tackled, at risk is nothing less than trust in the government’s ability to deliver on the promise of security.

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The South Caucasus: Stage for a ‘New Great Game’ between NATO and Russia?

Iskandarov, Khayal, Gregory Simons, and Piotr Gawliczek. "The South Caucasus: Stage for a ‘New Great Game’ between NATO and Russia?" Connections: The Quarterly Journal 18, no. 3 (2019): 7-34.

Introduction

Though the South Caucasus occupies a small area on the world map, the scale of the interest in the region is much bigger than its geographical size.