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CSRC aims to continue the tradition of our predecessor in providing timely and cogent OSINT analysis to better inform decision-makers in both government and business. This includes publishing open-access documents both directly and through a number of government and academic institutions in the UK and abroad. Links to download freely-distributable publications and to order or subscribe to commercial editions are available below.

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  • Internet Use and Cyber Security in Russia | Keir Giles Download PDF
    Russian Analytical Digest, August 2013

  • Real-life options for military energy self-sufficiency | Zuzana Mjartanová Download PDF
    Energy Security Forum (Journal of NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence), July 2013

  • Russian Interests in Sub-Saharan Africa | Keir Giles Download PDF
    US Army War College Letort Paper, July 2013

  • Divided by a Common Language: Cyber Definitions in Chinese, Russian and English | Keir Giles with William Hagestad Download PDF
    Published through NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE), June 2012

  • The Future of the Arab Gulf Monarchies in the Age of Uncertainties | Mohammed El-Katiri Download PDF
    US Army War College Strategic Studies Institute, June 2013

  • Russia and Cyber Security | Keir Giles Access Abstract
    Nação e Defesa (Journal of Portuguese National Defence Institute), November 2012

  • Still writing the online rulebook | Keir Giles View Article
    The World Today, October 2012

  • State-Building Challenges in a Post-Revolution Libya | Mohammed El-Katiri Access Download Link
    US Army War College Strategic Studies Institute, October 2012

  • The Institutionalisation of Religious Affairs: Religious Reform in Morocco | Mohammed El-Katiri Access Download Link
    Journal of North African Studies, August 2012

  • Threat Finance: Disconnecting the Lifeline of Terrorism and Organised Crime | Shima Keene Download PDF Flyer with Discount Code
    July 2012

  • Russia's Public Stance on Cyberspace Issues | Keir Giles Download PDF
    Published through NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE), June 2012

  • Articles by Shima Keene in the Journal of Money Laundering Control:
    Countering Economic Crime in the 21st Century | Vol. 15 No 2, 2012 Abstract here
    Emerging Threats: Financial Crime in the Virtual World | Vol. 15 No 1, 2012 Abstract here
    Terrorism and the internet: a double-edged sword | Vol. 14 No 4, 2011 Abstract here

  • Russia's "Draft Convention on International Information Security" | April 2012 Download PDF
    A joint publication between CSRC and the Institute of Information Security Issues, Moscow State University

  • Islamist Spring in Morocco | Dr Mohammed El-Katiri Download PDF
    Published through Centro de Estudios y Documentacion Internacionales de Barcelona (CIDOB), March 2012

  • Who Gives the Orders in the New Russian Military? | Keir Giles Download PDF
    Published through NATO Defense College, March 2012

  • Hawala and Related Informal Value Transfer Systems: An assessment in the context of organised crime and terrorist finance | Shima Keene Download PDF
    Published through UK Defence Academy

  • The Gulf Cooperation Council Enlargement: Geopolitics Reconsidered | Dr Mohammed El-Katiri Download PDF
    Published through Centro de Estudios y Documentacion Internacionales de Barcelona (CIDOB), June 2011

  • Cyber Probing: The Politicisation of Virtual Attack | Alex Michael Download PDF
    Published through UK Defence Academy Research and Assessment Branch, September 2010

  • The State of the NATO-Russia Reset | September 2011 Limited preview here
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  • Moscow Defense Brief | Subscriptions available through CSRC Click here
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  • Potential Challenges to Public Order and Social Stability in the Russian Federation | A CSRC Review Download PDF
    August 2011

  • "Information Troops" - a Russian Cyber Command? | Keir Giles Download PDF
    Published through NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE)

  • Understanding the Georgia Conflict, Two Years On - Part 2 | Keir Giles Available for download here
    Reviews and Commentaries Part 2: Making Sense in the West
    Published through NATO Defense College

  • Understanding the Georgia Conflict, Two Years On - Part 1 | Keir Giles Available for download here
    Reviews and Commentaries Part 1: "The Tanks of August"
    Published through NATO Defense College

  • Sonatrach: An International Giant in the Making | Dr Mohammed El-Katiri Download PDF
    Published through UK Defence Academy Research and Assessment Branch

  • The Military Doctrine of the Russian Federation 2010 | Keir Giles Download PDF
    Published through NATO Defense College

  • Asymmetric Financial Warfare: A New Strategy in the Fight against Terrorism | Shima Keene
    Institute for Statecraft and Governance

  • Jacob Zuma - The Man of the Moment or the Man for the Moment? | Alex Michael & James Montagu Download PDF
    Published through UK Defence Academy Research and Assessment Branch

  • Russia's National Security Strategy to 2020 | Keir Giles Download PDF
    Published through NATO Defense College

  • Provocation, Deception, Entrapment - The Russo-Georgian Five Day War | C W Blandy Download PDF
    Published through Advanced Research and Assessment Group

  • Waking the Neighbour - Finland, NATO and Russia | Keir Giles & Susanna Eskola Download PDF
    Published through UK Defence Academy Research and Assessment Branch

  • Qatar - A Little Local Difficulty | Dr Mohammed El-Katiri & Cdr Steve Tatham RN Download PDF
    Published through UK Defence Academy Research and Assessment Branch