A comprehensive, weekly recap of the news and events that define ASD’s work and mission.

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take In a joint report with the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, Media and Digital Disinformation Fellow Bret Schafer finds numerous similarities in the behavior, narratives, and specific messages promoted by a network of hundreds of thousands [...]

2020-08-12T11:59:32-04:00August 12, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take The United States is capable of conducting safe, secure, and auditable elections in November, especially if states receive additional funding from Congress, Elections Integrity Fellow David Levine explained in his testimony to the House Ho [...]

2020-08-05T13:26:28-04:00August 4, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take As countries rush to change their electoral systems to account for the coronavirus pandemic, challenges to Poland’s recent elections provide some lessons for others, Elections Integrity Fellow David Levine, Fellow and Program Manager Nad’a [...]

2020-07-28T13:03:49-04:00July 28, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take To counter authoritarian information manipulation and control, the United States needs to support free expression and harness innovation through organizations like the Open Technology Fund, Emerging Technologies Fellow Lindsay Gorman and K [...]

2020-07-21T15:49:12-04:00July 21, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Beijing’s coronavirus-related assistance to Europe was less about altruism than about deflecting criticism away from the Chinese authorities' handling of the pandemic, promoting China's image as a global leader, and fostering business and [...]

2020-07-15T09:49:50-04:00July 14, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Join the German Marshall Fund on Thursday, July 9, for a panel discussion featuring Congresswoman Debra Haaland on possible strategies, policies, and challenges to eliminating all forms of discrimination and prejudice to ensure equali [...]

2020-07-08T11:40:54-04:00July 8, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take To compete with authoritarian regimes like China in AI, the United States should work with its democratic allies to develop more competitive strategies that play to its strengths, Andrew Imbrie, a senior fellow at Georgetown University’s C [...]

2020-06-30T16:42:07-04:00June 30, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements The German Marshall Fund’s first virtual Brussels Forum continues this week. Tune in for conversations with U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, European Commission Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager, and others. View the [...]

2020-06-24T15:25:10-04:00June 24, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take On June 11, the Alliance for Securing Democracy expanded the Hamilton 2.0 Dashboard to include the tracking of Iranian government-backed messaging and narratives promoted on social media and state-sponsored websites. You can access the exp [...]

2020-06-16T17:57:11-04:00June 16, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Ahead of the November general election, state and local officials should prepare to adapt their election processes to account for the coronavirus. This includes making plans for the possibility of an influx of in-person voting; reaching ou [...]

2020-06-09T16:08:38-04:00June 9, 2020|By |
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