October 13, 2017

According to the Online Index of Objects Launched into Outer Space maintained by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), there are about 4,612 satellites currently orbiting the planet, although only one-third of them are estimated to be fully o...

August 9, 2017

According to Boin et al., public leadership during times of crisis must be prepared to address four distinct stages: sense making, in which participants try to grasp the nature, severity, and likely consequences of the unfolding crisis; decision making whereby the who,...

January 13, 2017

From a digital perspective, 2016 has arguably been the year of emotions running high—either in the shadow of tragic terrorist attacks in Brussels, Istanbul, Nice, Ankara, Berlin—or prompted by high-profile political events such as the Brexit referendum in UK, the Turki...

August 2, 2016

Revelations about the 19,252 emails leaked by WikiLeaks on the eve of the Democratic National Conventions (DNC) in Philadelphia almost derailed the Convention and threatened to undermine the campaign of the Democrat presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton. While the is...

The United Kingdom faces up to 120,000 cyber-attacks a day, equating to 44 million over the year. Cyberwarfare is also considered by a majority of American defence officials as the most serious threat facing the United States (US), even above terrorism, which ranks sec...

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Prof. Corneliu Bjola

I'm an Oxford scholar seeking to make sense of "unknown unknowns" in international diplomacy, a data viz. aficionado, and an unrepentant Big Lebowski fan ("lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's..").

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