– Defense and security communities world-wide generally agree that there is an urgent need to develop effective counter-terrorism narratives. We disagree. We do more than that. The Narrative Strategies Team goes beyond defensive maneuvers and counter messaging. We are not playing catch-up with our adversaries. We change the game entirely.
Our own notions of an ongoing, all-pervading and never-ending hybrid war are corroding our societies and political systems. Hybrid warfare has been in the limelight for more than a decade within the Western strategic discourse. During the last five years, this slippery concept has mostly been attached to the malign actions
The lack of empirical evidence of cyber warfare between states makes deterrence theorizing nearly impossible Western states largely renounced the concepts of defense and deterrence after the end of the Cold War. Instead, Western powers focused on expeditionary warfare—military crisis management, counterterrorist operations, and counterinsurgency operations. Today Russia and China