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The perils of historical comparison and the dangerous origins of Putin’s ideology

"Historical comparisons can reveal potential outcomes yet no hard facts."

Former MI6 Chief speaks on Ukraine crisis at Oxford Union

Tonight, the Oxford Union welcomed Sir Robert John Sawers, former chief of MI6. Having served as an intelligence officer, diplomat, and civil servant, Sir John was Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service from November 2009 to November 2014.

Back to the future: Putin’s return to classical geopolitics

"The insatiable Russian bear has always looked westwards for its next meal."

Research by Oxford University reveals scale of Russian intervention in US election

Research by Oxford University’s Computational Propaganda Project and network analysis firm Graphika provides an in-depth analysis into Russia’s disinformation campaign around the 2016 US election.

Beware the Russians under the bed

Genuine concern with Putin’s interference in foreign elections is justified, but hysterical overreaction helps no one

Trump’s first 100 days have been a succession of failure and fear

Alex Doody reflects on Trump's presidency to date and the realities of life in the Oval Office

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