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Authoritarians’ Latest Foothold in Brussels

Brussels is an attractive target for authoritarian actors seeking to subvert European and transatlantic politics. Host to the headquarters of the EU, NATO, and Eurocontrol, the agency responsible for air-traffic control system for all 41 of its Euro [...]

2019-03-04T16:20:47+00:00February 28, 2019|By |

Russia’s Network of Millennial Media

“PICK A DAMN COUNTRY, AMERICA!” The video is short, digestible, and catchy. A young Twitter personality dives into the latest news from Venezuela while trendy music plays in the background. According to the video, President Donald Trump and his “rig [...]

2019-02-21T10:06:21+00:00February 15, 2019|By and |

Elections in 2019: Risks of More Interference

The past year was a turbulent one for democracy in the transatlantic space. A rising tide of populism, nationalism, extremism, and illiberalism continued to upend politics. This affected elections in countries like Italy, where the ruling coalition [...]

2019-01-22T12:32:20+00:00January 22, 2019|By |

Disinformation at the Dinner Table

In between bites of stuffing and potatoes this Thanksgiving, it is likely that “fake news” or “election meddling” may be mentioned at the table. Here is all you need to know so that you can hold your own in a discussion on influence operations with [...]

2018-11-21T14:05:55+00:00November 21, 2018|By and |
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