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Russian "Hybrid Warfare": Resurgence and Politicization

Ofer Fridman


During the last decade, 'Hybrid Warfare' has become a novel yet controversial term in academic, political and professional military lexicons, intended to suggest some sort of mix between different military and non-military means and methods of confrontation. Enthusiastic discussion of the notion has been undermined by conceptual vagueness and political manipulation, particularly since the onset of the Ukrainian crisis in early 2014, as ideas about Hybrid Warfare engulf Russia and the West, especially in the media. Western defense and political specialists analyzing Russian responses to the cri ... More

Keywords: Hybrid Warfare, Gibridnaya Voyna, Russia, Cold War, Ukrainian crisis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190877378
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190877378.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ofer Fridman, author
King's College London

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