Social Media and Societal Resilience: Risks and Opportunities for Online Defence Discourse

Christoph Bergs is a part-time PhD candidate at the Department for European and International Studies at King’s College London, and a member of the Clausewitz Network for Security Studies situated at the Bundeswehr Command and Staff Academy in Hamburg, Germany.

He is also the host of the Military Aviation History YouTube channel, publishing educational videos on military aircraft, air operations, interviews with defence experts, and current events. The channel currently has over 372,000 subscribers and over 67 million views.

His research interests include air power doctrine and air force capabilities, as well as the influence of defence-related social media communication on societal resilience and society’s understanding of the military.

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