Malmgren on China’s OBOR and Its Impact on International Security

Dr. Philippa Malmgren is an economist and an internationally recognized thought leader on the world economy and geopolitical dynamics of international affairs. She is a bestselling author, public speaker and founder of the global consulting firm DPRM Group, a consulting agency that helps companies, investors and policymakers better understand how risk and prices move across…

China’s National Security Interests in Russian Mega Gas Deal

by Reza Akhlaghi China’s mega gas deal with Russia last March underlined, among other things, the country’s confidence in its future economic growth and the significance of diversifying its energy resources to ensure the growth remains uninterrupted. The country’s gradual move toward building a domestic-driven growth economy is another contributing factor in Beijing’s efforts to…

Richard Barrett on the State of International Security

  Richard Barrett is Senior Vice President at the Soufan Group, a New York-based security intelligence firm that provides strategic services to governments and multinational organizations. He is an internationally recognized expert on violent extremism and the measures that can be taken against it. A former British diplomat and intelligence officer with the British government in…

Ron Deibert on Cybersecurity, Cyberwar, and International Relations

Originally Published in Foreign Policy Association Blogs Ronald J. Deibert, is Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Canada Center for Global Security Studies and the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs,at the University of Toronto. Dr. Deibert is also a co-founder and a principal investigator of the OpenNet Initiative and Information Warfare Monitor. Considered one…