Explorations in Cyber International Relations (ECIR)
ECIR is a collaborative and interdisciplinary research program that seeks to create a field of international cyber relations for the 21st century. It is designed as a theoretically rich, and technically informed initiative anchored in diverse tools and methods to identify, measure, model, interpret, and analyze emergent issues, challenges, and responses. The ECIR research plan integrates social sciences, legal studies, computer science, and policy analysis. The research team brings together personnel and institutional resources from MIT and Harvard.
(SSRN, 2016-11-11)Lateral Pressure refers to any tendency (or propensity) of individuals and societies to expand their activities and exert influence and control beyond their established boundaries, whether for economic, political, military, ...