EVN Report’s October magazine issue N.E.W.S. [north, east, west, south] looks at the realignments taking place across the world and focuses on geopolitical tensions, shifts in world alliances and new rising powers creating an uncertain global terrain. Where does Armenia fit into these shifting alliances and rapidly changing power dynamics? What impact do hostile disinformation campaigns meant to manipulate domestic and foreign populations play? The articles featured in this issue attempt to answer some of these difficult questions.
The contemporary information environment is extremely conducive to hostile disinformation campaigns meant to manipulate domestic and foreign populations and is reshaping the power balance between democracies and autocracies.
Intensified military-political cooperation marked the beginning of a new chapter in Armenia-India relations. Political scientist Georgi Asatryan writes that it can have significant implications for the balance of power in the post-Soviet region, particularly the South Caucasus.
Once thought to be a problem solved by the collapse of empires in 1918, and of colonialism in the 1950s and 1960s, the concept of Empire has been resurfacing recently, propelling the world toward a model of domination.