security

All politics are orbital: two-level rivalry dynamics and the US-Soviet space race [Paper presentation]

Test of the popular notion that after the launch of the first Sputnik the Soviet Union and the U.S. engaged in a race to space, following previous patterns of competition between th e major power rivals.

War in the digital age: Informational power, geopolitics, and the fifth dimension [Paper presentation]

In the last decade, a growing literature has suggested the need for a new set of classes of 'new' forms of war as the result of a shift to a postmodernist worldwide environment. This paper argues that the shifts in the forms and patterns of warfare …

The Future of Great Power Rivalries

Grounded in the expanding literature on the concept of rivalry, this chapter examines the question whether we should expect the number of rivalries in the twenty-first century to rise, to remain steady, or even to fall and why so. It introduces a …

Rivalry environments and the nineteenth K-wave [Paper presentation]

Grounded in the expanding literature on the concept of rivalry this paper examines the question whether we should expect the number of rivalries in the twenty-first century to rise, to remain steady, or even to fall and why so. This paper introduces …

From commercial to strategic rivalry? Rivalry environments and the nineteenth K-Wave [Paper presentation]

Introduces a categorization of these 'contexts' in the form of global rivalry environments.