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In English, ‘fake news’ does not expire

By: Andrés González Martín (06/08/2021). The cultural insularity of the English-speaking reading public is a factor in the limited presence of works translated from other languages in the English-speaking publishing market. Even after 9/11, some people still think that the history of the English-speaking peoples is the history of humanity, everything else being just an…
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Future battlefield that maybe already be present

By: Carlos Frías Sánchez (21/07/2021). Technical progress in sensors, guided weaponry, artificial intelligence and UAVs will have a major impact on future combat. In the same sense, the reduction in size of the Armies and the increasing difficulties to replace losses will imply also major changes in their way to operate. The aggregation of both…
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Is it time to establish a security architecture in the Middle East?

By: Felipe Sánchez Tapia (01/07/2021). For decades, the development of collective defense, collective security, and more recently, cooperative security structures in one of the most unstable regions of the globe, has been unsuccessful. The differences between the regional powers’ respective geopolitical visions and the global powers’ conflicting interests, have operated as an obstacle that is,…
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Thucydides’ Exhortation

By: Andrés González Martín (16/06/2021). Contemporary military, strategic and geopolitical thinking written in Spanish is poor but Ibero-American history and experience is a real gold mine. It is especially a gold mine when it comes to thinking, rethinking, and writing about irregular warfare and the grey zone. The debt is not to the forgotten past…
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New threats to National Security: A pending solution

By: Victor Bautista Valle (03/06/2021). Organized crime, common crime, illicit arms trafficking, human trafficking, illegal mining, health emergencies, among others, not only disturb the well-being of citizens but also affect the development of a country. In Peru, in addition to these threats, there are others that persist over time, such as terrorism and drug trafficking.…
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Approaches and Challenges of Peru’s National Defense and Security Policy

By: Paul Vera Delzo (26/05/2021). In 2017, the National Security and Defense Council (COSEDENA) approved the National Security and Defense Policy (PSDN) in order to strengthen the operation of the National Defense System (SIDENA). This policy, still in force, contains three objectives and twenty-nine guidelines, which should guide the activities of all the actors involved…
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Intervention of the Peruvian State in La Pampa: A pendant integral effort

By: Manolo Eduardo Villagra (18/05/2021). In Peru, the increase in agricultural activities and illegal mining has increased deforestation in the Amazon region; Among the areas with the greatest impact, “La Pampa” stands out, located in the Madre de Dios Region. This serious situation made the Peruvian State start, in 2019, the implementation of the "Comprehensive…
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Will there be a “long telegram” from China?

By: José Pardo de Santayana (28/04/2021). Kennan's famous "long telegram", which inspired the containment response to the Soviet Union during the Cold War, is a lesson in how to strategize in the face of geopolitical challenges of great magnitude and complexity. When rereading it, the clairvoyance displayed by the young American diplomat is still amazing.
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Post-pandemic geopolitics

By: Gonzalo Rubio Piñeiro (22/04/2021). The global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is not yet quantifiable; however, the main variables that currently define the evolution of the strategic environment are easily identifiable. From these, you can establish global forward-looking scenarios and analyze their specific impact in Latin America.