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Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Join GMF Berlin for Elections 2021: Choices for Germany after Merkel on Tuesday, May 11 at 12:00 p.m. EDT/ 6:00 p.m. CEDT. ASD Media and Digital Disinformation Fellow Bret Schafer will give a special presentation to preview ASD’s Germ [...]

2021-05-05T11:47:36-04:00May 4, 2021|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements ASD has partnered with Globsec to enhance their Alliance for Healthy Infosphere in an effort to craft policies that national governments and European institutions can implement to raise the costs on malign interference, ensure safe en [...]

2021-04-27T15:03:14-04:00April 27, 2021|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Congratulations to GMF President Dr. Karen Donfried on her nomination to serve as assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs to the Biden administration! The new and improved Hamilton 2.0 dashboard is now live! Wit [...]

2021-04-20T15:52:20-04:00April 20, 2021|By |

ASD, Canada, and Microsoft Issue Multi-Stakeholder Insights: A Compendium on Countering Election Interference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 14, 2021    CONTACT: Rachael Dean Wilson or Kayla Goodson, press@securingdemocracy.org                                                                              The Government of Canada, Microsoft and ASD i [...]

2021-04-14T14:34:18-04:00April 14, 2021|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Join ASD, the Government of Canada, and Microsoft on Wednesday, April 14 at 12:15 p.m. EDT/6:15 p.m. CET for the launch of a Paris Call compendium on countering election interference with Canada’s Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs [...]

2021-04-13T16:40:26-04:00April 13, 2021|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements We're excited to welcome Maurice Turner to the team as our new cybersecurity fellow! He most recently provided technical expertise to the Election Assistance Commission and has worked with local, state, and federal partners to identif [...]

2021-04-07T09:56:34-04:00April 6, 2021|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements We are thrilled to announce Laura Thornton as ASD’s new director! She brings deep knowledge of and experience with strengthening democracy around the world. Our Take For nearly a year, our team has documented steps that government, [...]

2021-04-05T11:54:25-04:00March 30, 2021|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Ahead of the Biden administration’s first face-to-face meeting with top Chinese officials last week, China Analyst Bryce Barros noted that a reset is unlikely, and Emerging Technologies Fellow Lindsay Gorman explained why Beijing’s “divide [...]

2021-03-24T09:27:01-04:00March 23, 2021|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcement In case you missed it, we analyzed more than 35,000 Russian, Chinese, and Iranian vaccine-related messages captured on our Hamilton 2.0 dashboard to understand the impact of these information operations. Tweet us your question to recei [...]

2021-03-16T17:02:41-04:00March 16, 2021|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Russia, China, and Iran have been carrying out information operations to manipulate narratives around coronavirus vaccines, including Pfizer, Moderna, and AstraZeneca. In a new report, we analyze more than 35,000 vaccine-related messages c [...]

2021-03-09T16:26:19-05:00March 9, 2021|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take A network of obscure, English-language "news sites" spread disinformation alleging that Ukrainian soldiers died after testing an experimental U.S. coronavirus vaccine. This narrative benefited one entity above all others: the Kremlin, Non- [...]

2021-03-03T11:00:00-05:00March 3, 2021|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcement Join GMF and the Slovak Embassy in the United States on Thursday, February 25 for a discussion on Slovak and U.S. efforts to strengthen democracy and combat corruption and kleptocracy with Slovakian Justice Minister Mária Kolíková, GMF [...]

2021-02-23T16:29:27-05:00February 23, 2021|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take To combat corruption and kleptocracy, the Biden administration should push for a landmark international agreement to end offshore financial secrecy everywhere, Malign Finance Fellow Josh Rudolph said on “The Power Vertical.” Artificial int [...]

2021-02-16T17:43:38-05:00February 16, 2021|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Today we expanded the Authoritarian Interference Tracker to include activities by China’s government to undermine democratic states and institutions in the transatlantic community since 2000. In addition to tracking acts of Russian in [...]

2021-02-09T15:54:47-05:00February 9, 2021|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take President Biden should establish a Presidential Commission on Election Resilience and Trust to identify best practices and make recommendations to ensure that more Americans believe our elections are legitimate, Elections Integrity Fellow [...]

2021-02-02T15:54:01-05:00February 2, 2021|By |

ASD and CDT Call for Commission to Restore Trust in Elections & Democracy

CONTACT: Rachael Dean Wilson, press@securingdemocracy.org; Elizabeth Seeger, press@cdt.org                                                                          Washington, D.C.— Experts from the Alliance for Securing Democracy (ASD) and the Cent [...]

2021-02-03T13:11:09-05:00February 2, 2021|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements On 5G, is Germany selling out Europe to China? Tune in for GMF’s 30-minue live snap debate with MEP Reinhard Bütikofer and the Atlantic Council’s Julia Friedlander, moderated by Senior Fellow Kristine Berzina, on Wednesday, January 27 [...]

2021-01-27T09:23:56-05:00January 26, 2021|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Congratulations to ASD founder and Director Laura Rosenberger, who has been selected as senior director for China at the National Security Council. We are excited for her and thankful for her leadership and vision over the past four y [...]

2021-01-19T17:16:33-05:00January 19, 2021|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Germany’s efforts to defend its September elections from foreign interference, particularly stemming from Russia, will be important to watch this year, Elections Integrity Fellow David Levine writes in a GMF blog post. Hamilton 2.0 Analys [...]

2021-01-19T10:05:04-05:00January 12, 2021|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take We asked each of our experts to put forth one recommendation that would make the United States—and the community of liberal democracies to which it belongs—safer, stronger, and freer in 2021. Here’s what they said. To help overcome partisa [...]

2021-01-08T14:21:00-05:00January 5, 2021|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements The Securing Democracy Dispatch will be on hiatus next week. We will return to your inbox on January 5, 2021. Our Take We asked each of our experts to put forth one recommendation that would make the United States—and the community [...]

2020-12-22T14:22:42-05:00December 22, 2020|By |

Our Experts’ 2021 Foreign Interference Policy Wishlist

Every December, the Alliance for Securing Democracy team tries to take a step back and look at the foreign interference landscape, and to take stock of where new laws and policies would have the greatest impact at strengthening our institutions from [...]

2021-01-05T12:14:14-05:00December 21, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take ICYMI, last week we hosted a discussion with Jessica Brandt, Eric Edelman, Samantha Power, and Kori Schake on steps the United States can take to regain the initiative in the emerging competition with autocracies. One big takeaway: Strengt [...]

2020-12-16T09:25:30-05:00December 15, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Join us for a virtual discussion with Jessica Brandt, Eric Edelman, Samantha Power, and Kori Schake on how the United States can succeed in a persistent, asymmetric competition with authoritarians on Thursday, December 10 at 10:30am E [...]

2020-12-09T11:32:23-05:00December 8, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Thank you for being a subscriber and friend to ASD. We hope you will consider supporting our bipartisan work during this season of giving. Your contribution will advance cutting-edge research and support tools such as the Hamilton 2.0 [...]

2020-12-02T10:18:44-05:00December 1, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Thank you for being a subscriber and friend to ASD. We hope you will consider supporting our bipartisan work during this season of giving. Your contribution will advance cutting-edge research and support tools such as the Hamilton 2.0 [...]

2020-11-25T09:16:05-05:00November 24, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take European reliance on Russian natural gas serves as a cautionary tale of what could come if Europe becomes dependent on China for 5G technology—although the risks this time around are higher, and Europe has significantly less time to addres [...]

2020-11-17T16:04:33-05:00November 17, 2020|By |

ASD Releases 5G Security: The New Energy Security

The Alliance for Securing Democracy’s Senior Fellow Kristine Berzina is out with a new report, 5G Security: The New Energy Security, in which she examines the strategic vulnerabilities that can come from European technological dependence on China.   [...]

2020-11-12T09:34:51-05:00November 12, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take ICYMI, in mid-2020, ASD convened a bipartisan task force of 30 leading experts to devise a national strategy for the United States to regain the initiative in the emerging competition against autocracies. Our new report builds upon the tas [...]

2020-11-10T15:56:32-05:00November 10, 2020|By |
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