The Empirical Studies of Conflict Project (ESOC) held its 8th Annual Meeting on May 10 in Washington, D.C., drawing academics, experts and policymakers from across the world to discuss global conflict.
Technology plays a powerful role in war. This was especially evident in World War II, which occurred during an era rich with technological innovation. From atomic weapons to remote sensing, many of the devices employed for military use then are still used today.
Robert Mueller’s recent indictment of 13 Russians and their “troll farm” has given us a clearer view of what an adversary can do with disinformation. Yet, on Feb. 27, Adm. Mike Rogers, head of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command, testified before lawmakers that while the U.S.
Oil production by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) steadily declined between 2014 and 2016, indicating that the group was financing itself in other ways, like taxation or extortion.
Students and policy experts participated in the annual crisis simulation Oct.
American-backed forces say they have taken control of Raqqa, the northern Syrian city that has been the de facto capital of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).