21 June 2021
His conclusions point at the growing securitization and geopoliticization of the technological agenda that manifest themselves in the rise of technonationalism, the policies of digital sovereignty, and the escalation of the struggle for expansion of technologies and of technological conflicts. [...] Anastasia Bunina traces the evolution of the right- wing radicalism in the United States in the second half of the 2010s – early 2020s and its destructive impact on the institutions of elections and power transit under President D. [...] Using the “QAnon” phenomenon as the case study, the author explores the causes of the rise in the right-wing radicalism and conspiracy theories that, in the context of growing populism, influence of social networks, and antagonism between right-wing and left-wing radicals, culminated in the storm of the Capitol Building in January 2021. [...] Dr Nikolai Sokov of the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Nonproliferation explores the dynamics, causes and consequences of the potential collapse of the treaty in the broader context of the dismantling of the system of arms control and confidence-building regimes created at the later stage of the Cold War. [...] The book review section includes reviews by authors from the Netherlands, Russia, and the United States on new studies devoted to the problems and prospects of the evolution of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, reconceptualization of the secessionist movements, strategies and methods of conflict management beyond the Western model of liberal peace, and Russia’s role in Syria.