Hybrid Warfare
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Course title in Estonian
Course title in English
Hybrid Warfare
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lecturer of 2021/2022  Autumn semester
Mika Aaltola (language of instruction:English)
lecturer of 2021/2022  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
This course will help students better understand the different aspects involved in hybrid warfare. It will enable students to better assess the risks involved with hybrid warfare as well as to identify best practices to deter and fight against hybrid warfare.
Brief description of the course
The course gives a historical overview of the use of hybrid warfare. The course focuses on Russia’s use of hybrid warfare and the different elements and pillars of it. Lastly, the course evaluates potential defence policies that the West (or any nation) could take to defend and deter hybrid warfare.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- is able to identify how different tactics of hybrid warfare are related;
- is able to analyze the impact and consequence of hybrid warfare;
- is able to identify key policies to fight against hybrid warfare.
Mika Aaltola