doi:10.3849/1802-7199

PARADOX OF HYBRID WAR

On Causes and Implications of Pragmatism in the Debate

Vojtěch BAHENSKÝ

The aim of this article is to analyse current state of the debate about hybrid war concept, focusing on the paradox of its success despite broad expert critique. The article specifically discusses pragmatism in use of the concept by institutions and authors as an explanation of the current situation. Finally, it analyses its possible causes, with special attention to its development and conceptual quality, and its possible implications.

Acknowledgements

The article is based on a Specific university research project entitled “Interest, Power and Institutions in Political Decision-making Process" (No 260 461/2017), financed by the Institute of Political Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles Univerisity, Prague.

Keywords

Hybrid war; hybrid threats, hybrid warfare.


Title in English:

PARADOX OF HYBRID WAR: On Causes and Implications of Pragmatism in the Debate

Title in Czech:

PARADOX HYBRIDNÍ VÁLKY: O příčinách a následcích pragmatismu v debatě

Type:

Article

Author(s):

Vojtěch BAHENSKÝ

Language:

Czech

Abstract:

English/Czech

Journal:

Obrana a strategie

Publisher:

University of Defence

ISSN:

ISSN 1214-6463 (print) and ISSN 1802-7199 (on-line)

DOI:

10.3849/1802-7199.18.2018.02.089-100

Issue:

Volume 18, Number 2 (December 2018)

Pages:

089-100

Received:

15.10.2018

Accepted:

19.10.2018

Published online:

15.12.2018

Created 23.12.2018 23:22:23 | read 1917x | Frank

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