Peter E. Harrell, Tom Keatinge, Sarah Lain, and Elizabeth Rosenberg
This report examines Russian aggression and election intrusion, how current and future sanctions can serve as a countermeasure, and how Europe can maintain a united front on sanctions even as the EU and the UK negotiate Brexit. The report also makes a series of recommendations for US and Europe on ensuring sanctions continue to be effective.
As a member of the EU, the UK has been a strong leader in the design and implementation of sanctions. Brexit will create complexity for policymakers and the private sector and result in a loss of UK influence and effectiveness.
In the digital age, it is often necessary to make compromises between cost and security. For the US Army, miscalculating the balance of this compromise could have serious implications for national security.
Tom Keatinge, Director, Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies, RUSI
Tom Keatinge, Director, Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies at RUSI, on the need for a global financial crime strategy to counter cybercriminals following a major ransomware attack on 12...