Ukraine as a NATO Centre of Excellence: Information Warfare

Ukraine as a NATO Centre of Excellence: Information Warfare

Cyber Dominance
In response to Russia’s increasingly aggressive actions, NATO ought to expedite the Ukraine’s application for member status and, simultaneously, the Ukraine ought to open up an Information Warfare Centre of Excellence in the Ukraine. Russia:  Hybrid Warfare The Russian invasion of “Crimea served as a proving ground for Russian information operations, as well as the larger applications of cyber warfare.  It brought the cyber domain to light among the masses and showed social media to the world as a potent weapon system.”[1] Since 2014, Russia has been conducting military operations in the Ukraine.  At this point “seven percent of Ukrainian territory is now under Russian control. Approximately four and a half million citizens are in areas that are either Russian controlled, Russian occupied, or Russian annexed.”[2] Unlike historic military invasions, Russia…
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