You are cordially invited to a presentation on the topic:
Russian Worldview, Grand Strategy and Cyberspace
Mr. Peter Debbins
Wednesday, January 29th
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW
About the lecture: What is the origin of Russian behavior in international politics? What is their worldview and grand strategy? How do they apply it in Cyberspace and what are the implications for the US and the West? This presentation will delve into how Russian strategic thinking originated in the Soviet era and how it transitioned to contemporary Russia, and how they have a unique competitive advantage in Cyber Space. This presentation will also address the principles and theories of Hybrid Warfare from the Russian perspective and contrast it with Western thinking, which has broad security implications.
About the speaker: Mr. Debbins has 20 years of experience and knowledge in intelligence, national security, strategic planning, CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, enhanced Explosives), cyber and cyber space, hybrid warfare, business, economics, finance, world geopolitical environment, and science and technology (S&T). He possesses native fluency in Russian.
Mr. Debbins served as an officer in the US Army and has also worked in commercial businesses in Ukraine and Russia. He was a Russian Cyber Analyst for the US Government, and later a Cyber Operations instructor. Currently he works as an Area Studies and Hybrid Warfare instructor for the US European Command (EUCOM) and NATO.