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Reassessing The Reasons For The Failed Turkish Coup Attempt

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

21. October 2016

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Reassessing The Reasons For The Failed Turkish Coup Attempt

It’s been a little over 3 months since some rogue members of the Turkish military failed to oust President Erdogan in their spectacular coup attempt last July, and the passage of time has allowed many analysts to more calmly assess what happened during this dramatic time and fully investigate its origins. This review aims to […]

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (IV)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

14. October 2016

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (IV)

(Please read Part I, Part II, and Part III prior to this article) The research has exhaustively explained all of the relevant Hybrid War variables in Myanmar, and will now transition to its final section in forecasting the various scenario branches that this type of conflict could take. Before proceeding, it’s useful to refresh the […]

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (III)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

13. October 2016

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (III)

(Please read Part I and Part II prior to this article) Neophytes might understandably feel intimidated when they begin delving deep into Myanmar’s internal complexities, finding out firsthand why the country’s civil war is perhaps the world’s most difficult to comprehend. There’s an overwhelming amount of information available about the ethnic and military situation inside […]

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (II)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

12. October 2016

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (II)

(Please read Part I prior to this article) The Unipolar Transition Structural And Social Preconditioning: Although the Saffron Revolution failed in achieving its regime change goals, what it did succeed in was sending an ominous warning sign to the Myanmar generals of the sort of destabilization scenarios that they could expect in the coming future […]

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (I)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

11. October 2016

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (I)

The last ASEAN country to be studied within the book is Myanmar, which is by far the most susceptible of the entire bunch to Hybrid War. Truth be told, it’s been experiencing some form or another of Hybrid War since its independence in 1948, although this mostly took the form of Unconventional Warfare prior to […]

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The “Deep State” And Political Transitions In “National Democracies”

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

30. September 2016

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The “Deep State” And Political Transitions In “National Democracies”

There are a multitude of governance models across the world, but they can all be divided into one of two broad categories – “Western Democracy” or “National Democracy”. The first one is exemplified by the political systems in the US and most of the EU (with Hungary and increasingly Poland being notable exceptions), while the […]

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NGOs And The Mechanics Of Hybrid War

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

23. September 2016

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NGOs And The Mechanics Of Hybrid War

Foreign-linked NGOs all across the world play an irreplaceable role in fomenting Hybrid Wars. The Law of Hybrid War states that these sorts of conflicts are manufactured identity clashes predicated on disrupting, controlling, or influencing multipolar transnational connective infrastructure projects in key transit states by means of enacting Regime Tweaking, Regime Change, or Regime Rebooting […]

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (IX)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

12. August 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (IX)

(Please read the previous parts prior to this article) Can Thailand Tackle Its Hybrid War Threats? Thailand is the most crucial country in mainland ASEAN’s current geopolitical framework, bringing together the infrastructural interests of China, India, and Japan, and also being a sizzling political battleground between the US and China. It has a strong and […]

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (VIII)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

5. August 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (VIII)

(Please read the previous parts prior to this article) China Stands To Lose Big By A Hybrid War In Laos The research has finally proceeded to the point where the countries most relevant to the Law of Hybrid War will now be discussed. To remind the reader, this stipulates that: “The grand objective behind every […]

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (VII)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

29. July 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (VII)

(Please read the previous parts prior to this article) Insular ASEAN has a strategic role in presiding over maritime access points to the region and beyond, but it’s mainland ASEAN and its political stability that most directly affect China’s core strategy at the moment. It’s highly unlikely that circumstances will rapidly change to the point […]

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (VI)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

22. July 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (VI)

(Please read Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, and Part V prior to this article) All of the insular ASEAN states aside from Indonesia have already been discussed, but there’s so much to analyze about the organization’s largest member that only its own separate chapter will properly suffice. As the archipelagic gatekeeper between […]

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (V)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

15. July 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (V)

(Please read Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV prior to this article) The research up until this point has focused on the regional geopolitics of the ASEAN region, establishing a solid foundation for the reader to acquaint themselves with its general dynamics. It also delivered insight into the US’ strategic machinations in […]

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