Hybrid CoE Trend Report 2: Western Balkans

by Hanna Smith and Christina Juola (eds.) - March 17, 2020

The Western Balkan region has historically been a battlefield of power politics. Great powers have been competing for territory and influence, aiming to promote their values, influence the course of events, gain the loyalty of the populations, and establish a foothold in the region. The region comprises a “patchwork” in the sense that different religions… Read more


Hybrid CoE Trend Report 1: Putin 4.0 Trends – Is there anything new?

by Hanna Smith and Christina Juola (eds.) - August 16, 2019

Russian politics is often characterized with the words continuity and change. When looking at trends relating to Russia and analysing the implications of these trends for Western countries and especially for Hybrid CoE’s member states, as well as for EU and NATO members, both continuity and change need to be kept in mind. If there is… Read more