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Students at Georgetown University in Washington, will teach a course on Russian hybrid threats. This was reported on the website about the courses American universities Coursicle.
The course description States that the need to talk about the “new way of warfare” the Kremlin and the way he went after American society, appeared after 2016, when the election of the President of the United States. In particular, this refers to various types of cyber attacks such as bots, trolls, information operations, manipulation and “Patriotic hackers”.
Also in the description of the course mentioned as relevant to the topic of cyber war in Estonia in 2007, the Russian-Georgian crisis in 2008 and Crimea in 2014.
The course will start in spring 2019 and “will cover the Russian doctrine and ideology which lays the Foundation for the global imperialist strivings of the Kremlin.” Students will study the examples of tactics and operations during hybrid war and the history of warfare. Lead it is the American journalist and expert on information warfare Molly McCue.
As RBC notes, the new deal has been criticized. In particular, the Washington Professor of the Higher school of national security Daniel Morgan Yuval Weber called it “an absolute disgrace”.
Georgetown University founded in 1789. University is the oldest Catholic congregation in the U.S., considered one of the leading in the world in the field of political science and diplomacy.
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