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Photo NATO A safer Europe: ‘Finland and Sweden join NATO as contributors’ Sweden and Finland will join NATO. What does this mean for the Atlantic Alliance and what can these two Nordic countries bring to the table?
202112 Tavenier thumbnail.jpg Contemporary war: a Russian perspective Theories and concepts used by Western scholars to describe Moscow’s actions do not appear in the Russian military lexicon or refer to different subjects.
Donbas The war in Donbas and the battle for definitions PART 2: Building on Frank Hoffman's concept of hybrid warfare the 2014-2015 Donbas War can be analysed in order to determine to what extent it can truly be considered a hybrid war.
Frans Matser Poetins gelijk ‘Ik moet zeggen dat ik al die verhalen van Sergej over zijn supermoderne leger met die hypermoderne techniek altijd met een korreltje zout heb genomen. Maar het schijnt echt een groot succes te zijn, die speciale militaire operatie om onze Slavische broeders in Oekraïne te bevrijden.’
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Foto Wiki The art of deception revisited (part 2): the unexpected annexation of Crimea in 2014 How were the Ukrainian authorities deceived during the annexation of Crimea in 2014? Part 2 of the diptych on the art of deception focuses on Russia’s application of the concept.
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