An aerial view of the Port of Felixstowe, the UK’s largest and busiest container port. Enhancing the security of critical national infrustructure like ports and power stations is an important element of modern deterrence. Courtesy of John Fielding/Wikimed
Modern deterrence is concerned with how countries employ their resilience potential to deter today’s hybrid threats, especially through the involvement of the private sector and civil society. New approaches will likely build on the practices already developed by countries exhibiting a strategy of ‘total defence’.
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Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI)