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

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Today, Director Laura Rosenberger, Hon. Dominic LeBlanc, President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada, and Brad Smith, President of Microsoft, announced that the Government of Canada has joined Microsoft and the Alliance for Secu [...]

2020-05-27T09:49:50-04:00May 27, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take China is attempting to portray itself as an altruistic partner to the world, double down on efforts to divide Europe, and repair its image in European countries where it has recently encountered friction, Director Laura Rosenberger and Dir [...]

2020-05-19T10:40:07-04:00May 18, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Director Laura Rosenberger expressed the need for an affirmative strategy to counter Beijing’s use of new and more aggressive information manipulation tactics when she briefed the full House Foreign Affairs Committee today on Chinese disin [...]

2020-05-12T11:06:57-04:00May 12, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Fellow for Elections Integrity David Levine co-authored a new report, “Ensuring Safe Elections: Federal Funding Needs for State and Local Governments During the Pandemic,” which was published in partnership with the Brennan Center for Just [...]

2020-05-04T17:48:31-04:00May 4, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take China’s new aggressive information strategy that blames the United States, spreads disinformation, and amplifies conspiracies about the coronavirus could backfire and undermine any positive image China has managed to develop, Director Laur [...]

2020-04-28T15:23:08-04:00April 27, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcement Ariane Tabatabai has joined the Alliance for Securing Democracy as the Middle East Fellow. Dr. Tabatabai is also adjunct senior research scholar at the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. She was previously [...]

2020-04-21T09:37:17-04:00April 13, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take The United States needs to set uniform international standards for future internet technologies and push back against those that threaten civil liberties and human rights, Fellow for Emerging Technologies Lindsay Gorman argued in Lawfare. [...]

2020-04-06T17:00:06-04:00April 6, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Beijing appears to be capitalizing on weaknesses in the U.S. response to the coronavirus, using it to emphasize fissures in the transatlantic relationship, Head of Policy and Research Jessica Brandt said to The Hill. Brandt told The Sydney [...]

2020-03-24T13:41:21-04:00March 23, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take One of Russia’s goals is weakening democratic institutions through the weaponization of race, which helps to divide Americans, Director Laura Rosenberger told The New York Times. Rosenberger also told Deep State Radio that clear messaging [...]

2020-03-18T16:58:04-04:00March 16, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take It is a mistake to view Russia’s interference as focused on a particular candidate or party; instead, it is part of a broader effort to sow chaos and make democracy appear ineffective, Head of Research and Policy Jessica Brandt told Bloomb [...]

2020-03-18T16:57:30-04:00March 10, 2020|By |
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