This issue of Newsbrief includes articles on extremism in the UK, NATO spending, cybercrime and money laundering, and NATO's approach to artificial intelligence.
Once again, the dividing lines that distinguish between variations of violent extremism in the UK have morphed, but addressing the similarities and differences between the extreme right and violent Islamists should help to ensure that the UK’s counter-terror strategy as synchronised as possible with the current threat picture.UK Counter-terrorism, Tackling Extremism, Domestic Security, Intelligence, National Security, Terrorism
Amir Husain, August Cole and Wendy R Anderson
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming a decisive force in the international security environment, with the potential to transform everything from information operations to intelligence analysis to mission planning. Whether NATO takes a unified approach to AI or not is a crucial question for the Alliance to consider.NATO, Technology
Anton Moiseienko and Olivier Kraft
The rise of cyber-dependent crime highlights the challenges facing the anti-money laundering framework in a digital era. This should be viewed as a wake-up call as well as an opportunity to update and improve the antiquated regime.Cyber, AML/CTF, Information, Organised Crime
NATO’s latest data reveals important new trends in patterns of defence spending across the Alliance that have occurred since Russia’s 2014 intervention in Ukraine.US Defence Policy, Defence Spending, Defence Policy, UK Defence