To Preserve National Security, U.S. Should Support Budapest Convention

On October 25, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on To Preserve National Security, U.S. Should Support Budapest Convention

Based on the rules Russia has proposed that oppose the Budapest Convention, the United States should continue to support the international collaboration within the Budapest Convention. The United States currently is involved in maintaining the balance between upholding its own cybersecurity laws and helping other countries uphold theirs. By keeping…

U.S. Nuclear Policy Recommendations for the Shifting Global Order

On October 21, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on U.S. Nuclear Policy Recommendations for the Shifting Global Order

By Marren Haneberg U.S. Nuclear Policy Recommendations for the Shifting Global Order An August 8 nuclear accident in Nyonska, Russia is the result of Russia’s nuclear expansion, which Russia President Vladimir Putin officially announced in March 2018. This accident, along with the INF Treaty’s collapse in February 2019, show that…

The International Response to the Attack on Saudi Arabia

On October 11, 2019, Posted by , In Asia,Europe,Middle East, By ,,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on The International Response to the Attack on Saudi Arabia

n the coming weeks and months, the choices of European powers will greatly impact the future of the Iran-United States standoff. Iran risks alienating the Europeans if it continues to respond militarily in the face of American sanctions, but it also may encourage negotiations on its own terms if its pushback is successful. It remains to be seen how well France, Germany and the UK will balance the demands of their longtime American ally and the benefits of a new relationship with Iran.

Abkhazia’s Elections: Controversy and Possible Conspiracy

On October 9, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Abkhazia’s Elections: Controversy and Possible Conspiracy

Abkhazia’s elections headed to a run-off after a tie on August 25. The run-off contest was held on September 8 between incumbent Raul Khajimba and opposition candidate Alkhas Kvitsinia.  Khajimba received 47.3 percent of the vote, beating out Kvitsinia’s 46.17 percent. Kvitsinia’s team disputed the results over Article 19 from…

Russia Proposes Changes to International Internet Laws

On October 7, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Russia Proposes Changes to International Internet Laws

The current laws of cybersecurity are contained in a document known as the Convention on Cybercrime, also called the Budapest Convention. A couple of the main points in the Convention are that cybercrime can be an international concern, as opposed to being a concern on a country-by-country basis. This means…