Anne Ingemann Johansen in P1 Orientering, DR Nyheder and P1 Morgen: Is the EU prepared for a new refugee crisis?
European Heads of State are turning their attention to one of the likely consequences of the Afghanistan’s collapse: another large refugee stream heading towards Europe. To which extent is the EU prepared for a new refugee crisis? Hear/read CWS’s Anne Ingemann Johansen’s take on this in P1 Orientering, DR Nyheder and P1 Morgen. Picture licensed under Creative Commons License 2.0 Generic.
Lyt til Postdoc André Ken Jakobssen i Radio 4 Kraniebrud om gråzonekonflikt i det digitale rum
Lyt med når André i Kraniebrud på Radio 4 udforsker stormagternes cyberangreb, spionage og desinformation i gråzonekonfliktens digitale rum mellem krig og fred og Improsec COO Claus Vesthammer fortæller om red teaming og pentesting.
Why is "green" espionage suddenly a top priority for the British intelligence service MI6?
What is "green" espionage and why is it now a top priority for the British intelligence service MI6? Listen on Radio 4 when postdoc André Ken Jakobsson explains why James Bond might one day be in Climate Minister Dan Jørgensen's office (in Danish). (Picture: Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license)
What the Charlie Hebdo trial could have learned from transitional justice
In January 2015, France was brought to a standstill over three days due to coordinated attacks beginning at the offices of the satirical journal Charlie Hebdo. All three attackers were eventually killed in standoffs with the police. In this podcast Kerstin Carlson discusses the Charlie Hebdo trial in Paris and how it relates to questions of transitional justice.
How will the great power tech-race for Artificial Intelligence shape the future battlefield
In this Radio interview with Danish P1 Orientering, CWS’ postdoc André Ken Jakobsson analyzes the newly released National AiCommission final draft report on AI and military use: Is it a moral imperative and how can the West compete with China & Russia?
War and Representation with Oxford University #3, War, Aesthetics, Politics
Professor Vivienne Jabri discusses the relationship between war, aesthetics and politics in relation to contemporary warfare with Christine Strandmose Toft. She argues that the tendency to represent war and violence as exceptional and spectacular does not help us understand what war as an everyday phenomenon entails. Vivienne Jabri is Professor of International Politics in the Department of War Studies at King’s College London. Christine Strandmose Toft is a PhD student in Comparative Literature at the University of Southern Denmark.
War and Representation with Oxford University #2, Philosophy and Nuclear War
Professor Elaine Scarry and Jens Bjering discuss philosophy and nuclear war. Professor Scarry analyzes how the prerogative of the United States executive to order a nuclear attack upsets not only traditional checks on the waging of war, but has severely upended U.S. democracy and constitutionality in toto. Elaine Scarry is the Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value at Harvard University. Jens Bjering is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Southern Denmark .
War and Representation with Oxford University #1, The Age of Amok
Professor Joseph Vogl discusses the phenomenon of ‘amok’ and the relation between mass shootings, warfare, and new forms of governmental power in American postwar society with Anders Engberg-Pedersen. Joseph Vogl is Professor of Literature, Culture, and Media at the Humboldt-Universität in Berlin and Permanent Visiting Professor in the Department of German at Princeton University. Anders Engberg-Pedersen is Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Southern Denmark.
WarPod #3, Jeppe Teglskov Jacobsen: Overt Cyber Bombing
The WarPod talks to Jeppe Teglskov Jacobsen about the puzzling public use of cyber weapons against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. The effectiveness of cyber weapons depends on enemies being unaware of them. Why then, did the US military make their attacks available to the public?
WarPod #2, Danita Burke: Perceptions of Arctic Power
The WarPod talks to Danita Catherine Burke about perceptions of sovereignty in the disputed Arctic region. Though no one officially owns the arctic (and its waterways), Danita discusses how Canadians have developed a strong narrative of ownership of the Arctic validated by folk lore and the drawing of territorial lines on maps. The importance of such narratives is likely to increase as climate change alters the geography of the region.
WarPod #1, Vincent Keating: Russian soft power
The WarPod talks to Vincent Keating about the fact that Russia not only has strong military capabilities, including nuclear weapons, but it also generates a lot of admiration around the world; in other words, it has soft power. In contrast to the common held belief, Vincent suggests that Russia’s soft power has actually aided the country in achieving its foreign policy goals in the last couple of decades.