Bret Schafer joins Background Briefing with Ian Masters to examine who is giving aid and comfort to the enemy or who is a useful idiot and expand on his quotes in an article at The Guardian “Top US conservatives pushing Russian spin on Ukraine war, experts say.” He is a senior fellow and head of the information manipulation team for the Alliance for Securing Democracy at The German Marshall Fund. An expert in computational propaganda, state-backed information operations, and tech regulation, he is the creator and manager of Hamilton 2.0, an online open-source dashboard tracking the outputs of Russian, Chinese, and Iranian state media outlets, diplomats, and government officials.

Background Briefing with Ian Masters

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