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Dear Patron: The Resources portion of the CSS website is the successor to the International Relations and Security Network (ISN). As in the case of its predecessor, the fundamental purpose of the Resources section is outreach -- i.e., it features the publications and analyses of CSS experts, external partners and like-minded institutions in order to promote further dialogue on important international relations and security-related issues.

This Week's Two Security Watch Series

This week, our first Security Watch (SW) series focuses on ‘formless warfare’; China’s blue water navy strategy and its implications; the Islamic State’s two-pronged assault on Turkey; criminal, religious and political radicalization in prisons; and the concept of sovereignty. Then, in our second SW series, we look at Brexit and European insecurity; the fundamental threats facing NATO; the role sexual violence played in the military dictatorships of Latin America; freedom’s definitional relationship to oppression; and the difficulties of negotiating with a dis-United Kingdom.

Video: The State of Advanced Economies

In today’s video, Olivier Blanchard, who served as the Chief Economist of the IMF from 2008-2015, discusses the forces that are shaping the world’s advanced economies, and the uncertainties associated with them. The latter include the legacies of the 2007-2008 financial crisis, a general decrease in productivity growth, and the rise of populism and populist policies.

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