Humanitarian intervention and information warfare

March 4, 2019 Stephen Blank Global Risk Insights

Russia and its allies are not just targeting government, society, and military targets. They are also attacking key economic targets like electric grids and international logistics firms. They aim to undermine the US, UN, and other governments and effectuate what amounts to a criminal takeover of corporations for profit and political gain.

Why Russia covets hypersonic weapons

February 20, 2019 Stephen Blank The Hill

Russia’s ongoing development of hypersonic weapons proves nuclear weapons are in fact warfighting weapons — contrary to conventional wisdom in the West.

Information warfare threatens Western corporations

February 6, 2019 Stephen Blank The Hill

Since 2014, we have learned just how potent Russian information warfare can be when it targets foreign governments. But as a result, we have tended to overlook the no less disruptive proliferation of attacks against Western corporations.