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A Mosaic of Disinformation: The Manipulation of Narratives Surrounding Navalny’s Death

Alexei Navalny, hailed as the Kremlin’s most formidable critic, fearlessly exposed corruption entrenched within President Vladimir Putin’s political party, enduring substantial personal sacrifices. From surviving a near-fatal poisoning attempt to imprisonment since 2021, Navalny’s unwavering commitment to exposing political corruption…

Exclusive: Sir Graeme Lamb Writes on Russia and Iran: An Unwelcome Alliance

The past will not tell you what is about to happen but it can point you in the right direction of what you might expect to unfold, and yet we in the West are so wrapped up in the day-to-day…

Google’s AI Platform Goes Quiet: Why Bard won’t answer political questions in 2024

In late 2023, Google announced that its AI large language model, named Bard, will be restricted from answering election-related and many other politically-focussed questions in the run up to the 2024 US elections. Google’s announcement coincided with the UK’s National…

Deepfakes: A Looming Threat to the Fabric of Democracy

In the ever-evolving landscape of technological advancements, deepfakes have emerged as a powerful tool with the potential to disrupt the very foundations of democracy. These manipulated videos, images, and audio files, created using artificial intelligence (AI), can seamlessly stitch together…

NSN Podcast: Andrew King addresses the existential, generation-defining threat to democracy

This week at National Security News, we launched our weekly podcast, discussing critical national security issues affecting business worldwide, with experts and thought leaders. In our first interview, we spoke with Andrew King, founder of Future Union, about his Intrepid…

EXCLUSIVE: General Petraeus on “Conflict: The Evolution of Warfare from 1945 to Ukraine”

NSN speaks with General Petraeus about his new book, “Conflict: The Evolution of Warfare from 1945 to Ukraine” and the critical mistakes we must learn from in order to navigate an increasingly perilous world.

Ukraine adds Nestle to ‘International Sponsors of War’ List

In a striking move on Friday 2nd November, Ukraine’s National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) added Nestle to its list of “international sponsors of war,” for its continued business in Russia. In a press release announcing the decision, they emphasised…

MI5 Predicts Maths Graduates Will Be the Spies of the Future

Maths Graduates Will Be Spies of the Future, Says MI5.

The Spy Who Duped Me: Chinese Agent Jailed After Unwittingly Boasting About Exploits to Undercover Fed

Chinese Spy Who Became A US Army Reservist and Planned to Infiltrate NASA jailed for eight years.

OPINION: Why Russia’s Wagner Group Must Be Extinguished Altogether

Why the Wagner Group. now in its twilight, must be extinguished altogether