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In 2016, Russia’s information influence campaign against the U.S. presidential election alerted policymakers and security officials in Western democracies to a grave new threat. Targeted cyber intrusions and online disinformation amplified across social media could influence voter preferences, undermine political candidates, and damage trust in electoral processes.

Right-wing nationalist populism has swept the transatlantic world in the last decade, as populist leaders, causes, and parties — Brexit in the United Kingdom, Donald Trump in the United States, Viktor Orbán in Hungary, and others — rose to levels of power not seen in Europe since the Second World War, and questioned what many saw as fundamental tenets of the transatlantic order.

Erich Leitenberger. Photo Credit: Richard Trenner.

Professor Erich Leitenberger, a pioneer of the ecumenical movement and a deeply valued Non-Resident Fellow of the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) for over 10 years and an active participant in the LISD’s Program on Religion, Diplomacy and International Relations (PORDIR), died in his home in Vienna, Austria on January 18, 2021. He was 76.

 

Statue of Robert E. Lee

A new Working Paper from the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University (LISD) titled, "Deep Unreconciliation" by James Gow and Rana Ibrahem frames the struggle over Confederate statues as part of an unreconciled US civil war and explores how the legacy of the unfinished business fortified a narrative of Southern redemption that persists today. Opinions expressed in this and all Working Papers are those of the authors.

 

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America's peaceful election is worth celebrating

Opinion by Shannon Hiller and Nealin Parker
Updated 6:51 AM ET, Thu December 17, 2020

A young boy stands outside of his home in Mogadishu, Somalia, during a visit to an IDP camp by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict

A new Working Paper from the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University (LISD) titled, "International Responses to Sexual Violence in Conflict: Where Do Men and Boys Fit In?" by Beth English addresses sexual violence against men and boys in political conflict situations. Opinions expressed in this and all Working Papers are those of the author(s).

 

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Globalization

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University (LISD) will host a public panel on Friday, November 13, at 12:00 pm Noon (Eastern Time) on “America and the World: Reflections" with Joschka Fischer, Former German Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister; former Chair of the German Greens; Prof. Nina Khrushcheva, Moscow and the New School, New York; (Dr.

James Gow

James Gow, Non-Resident Fellow at the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination and Professor of International Peace and Security at King’s College London, UK, and Henry Redwood, Lecturer in International Relations at King’s College London, UK, have published a new book titled, "Impact in International Affairs: The Quest for

Atlantic Council Central Europe Week

On Friday, October 30, 2020 at 8:00 am ET, Nadia Crisan, Executive Director of the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University (LISD), will be featured as a panelist on the Atlantic Council's Event, "Securing the Next Century of US – Romanian Partnership",  when experts from the US and Romania gather to outline key challenges and opportunities for growth, prosperity, and security, both in the Black Sea region and Europe more broadly.