CURRENT RESEARCH TOPICS
Authoritarian regimes and democratic transitions. a comparative analysis of Post-Soviet and Latin American societies.
Anti-semitism in the new populist and extremist movements in Europe: an emerging challenge to European democracies.
Disinformation, propaganda and perception management: new tools of geopolitical and geoeconomic competition in the age of cyber-power.
Chinese grand strategy: implications for the evolution of the international system in the 21st century
Security perceptions and the evolution of Russia-Europe relations after the Ukraine crisis
Russian and Chinese strategic thinking on information warfare and security in cyberspace
The State-Crime Nexus: links between transnational crime, politics and corruption in Latin America, Eurasia, Southern and Eastern Europe, Africa and the Asia-Pacific region.
A comparative study of Western and Non-Western intelligence systems and cultures
Fundamentalist revolts against modernity and religious violence in the world’s major religions
The politics of stateless nations in China, India and Pakistan