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The Blog
12.06.17 | Magnus Marsden

In the aftermath of the terrorist attack on Manchester, the term ‘ungoverned spaces’ has returned to the forefront of public debate. Is this a valuable, or even an accurate, notion?

19.05.17 | Isabella Ginor Gideon Remez

Donald Trump’s recent disclosure of classified information to Moscow is nothing new – Henry Kissinger did the same thing.

17.05.17 | Ben Buchanan

As the aftershocks of last week’s big “WannaCry” cyber attack reverberate, it’s worth taking a moment to think about what it all means.