Securing Democracy From Autocratic Interference

The Alliance for Securing Democracy at the German Marshall Fund of the United States develops comprehensive strategies to deter, defend against, and raise the costs on autocratic efforts to undermine and interfere in democratic institutions. Working with policymakers, the private sector, and civil society, we advance innovative thinking to better understand and counter threats to democracies worldwide, share lessons learned, and develop strategies that go beyond the standard policy toolbox. 

  • By Bret Schafer

    The Role of Search Engines in Contesting or Reinforcing Election Fraud Narratives

    “Look up SMARTMATIC and tweet me what you think?” tweeted Rudy Guiliani, then-US President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, in the weeks after the 2020 US presidential election. It was part of a broader campaign to delegitimize the election by castin [...]

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