The agreement governing future relations between the UK and the EU has addressed only some of the serious questions about future security cooperation. Many challenges lie ahead, and goodwill, as well as attention to detail will be required by both sides.
The Czech domestic intelligence service details the threats to which the Central European country is exposed. It shows the broader challenges of talking about threats as mistrust in established institutions grows in a postfactual era.
Russia’s September regional elections were a litmus test of United Russia’s support. While most seats were secure, it seems likely the party is headed for a ‘rebrand’, ahead of the State Duma elections in 2021.