Supercomputers with enormous computing power and entire data centers clustered in public and private clouds solve thousands of complex mathematical problems and operations every day. So why didn’t they predict the current pandemic? Why didn’t they help us stop it?
The situation in the United States, the most powerful global superpower, is necessarily of interest to practically all countries in the world. On November 7 this year it was announced that Joe Biden won the presidential election and will become the 46th leader of the United States.
Russia’s 2007 cyber-attacks on Estonia did not cause any long-term harm. What they did, however, is they helped NATO realise the vulnerabilities of a country’s digital presence. As a direct consequence, NATO’s Centre of Excellence was founded to provide cyber-attack prevention and devise a specially dedicated military protocol applicable to the most modern type of warfare.
The complicated and constantly changing networks of arrangements, alliances and conflicts, in which significant parties often include non-state actors, are a characteristic feature of the geopolitical scene in the Middle East.
The post-Soviet area, although it avoided the Balkan scenario and was not the scene of great ethnic conflicts, did not avoid the outbreak of local nationalist struggles. Their characteristic feature is the low frequency of military action, which is why they are called “frozen conflicts.”