In-depth, detailed assessments of the trends and issues shaping transatlantic debates.

The Election Official’s Handbook: Six steps local officials can take to safeguard America’s election systems

Protecting the 2020 Election Intelligence and law enforcement agencies warn that Russia, China, Iran, and other foreign actors will seek to interfere in the 2020 presidential election.U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. De [...]

2020-06-24T15:01:53-04:00February 13, 2020|By |

Hamilton 2.0 Methodology & FAQs

How to Interpret Hamilton 2.0 Hamilton 2.0 displays outputs from sources that we can directly attribute to the Russian, Chinese, or Iranian governments or their various news and information channels. These channels and accounts often engage with t [...]

2023-02-01T13:26:56-05:00September 3, 2019|By |

Online Harms White Paper: Open Consultation Submission to the U.K. Parliament

The following is an introduction to the submission by ASD Intern Amber Frankland In April 2019, the United Kingdom’s Home Office published its Online Harms White Paper, which proposed a regulatory framework designed to address the prevalence of “il [...]

2020-06-25T11:39:42-04:00June 27, 2019|By , and |

The ASD European Policy Blueprint For Countering Authoritarian Interference in Democracies

Executive Summary In recent years, European democracy has been shaken by internal and external events. European nations and institutions are confronting numerous challenges like migration, nationalist extremism, and discontent with the political s [...]

2020-10-16T23:54:26-04:00June 25, 2019|By , , and |

Laura Rosenberger’s Testimony Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee: “Undermining Democracy: Kremlin Tools of Malign Political Influence”

Statement by Laura Rosenberger, Director of the Alliance for Securing Democracy and Senior Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States BEFORE THE UNITED STATES HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS Concerning: “Undermining Democracy: Kreml [...]

2019-06-20T14:28:36-04:00May 21, 2019|By |

Illicit Influence – Part Two – The Energy Weapon

The Energy Weapon is second in a six part series on Illicit Influence, published by the Alliance for Securing Democracy and C4ADS. The first part, A Case Study of the First Czech Russian Bank, can be found here.     Russia has a long his [...]

2019-07-26T13:26:09-04:00April 25, 2019|By and |

Fact Sheet: What we know about Russia’s interference operations

Russian interference operations against the United States during the 2016 presidential election were vast and complex. That’s the conclusion drawn by Special Counsel Mueller, as well as by the Department of Justice, the Intelligence Community, and [...]

2019-07-26T13:43:24-04:00March 25, 2019|By |

Joshua Kirschenbaum’s Testimony before the European Parliament Special Committee on Financial Crimes, Tax Evasion and Tax Avoidance

Statement of JOSHUA KIRSCHENBAUM Alliance for Securing Democracy, the German Marshall Fund of the United States BEFORE THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL CRIMES, TAX EVASION AND TAX AVOIDANCE Concerning “Money laundering cases involving Russian ind [...]

2019-06-20T14:21:42-04:00February 4, 2019|By |

Responsible Reporting in an Age of Irresponsible Information

In Brief: Disinformation and misinformation seem to be everywhere. They are often spread by foreign actors like the Russian government who aim to stoke tensions within the United States. Other state or non-state actors may already be starting to co [...]

2018-06-22T23:27:44-04:00March 23, 2018|By |

Internet Communication Disclaimer

In response to the Federal Election Committee’s call for public comments on internet disclaimer rules, Laura Rosenberger and Jamie Fly, the director and co-director of the Alliance for Securing Democracy, submitted the following document that outli [...]

2018-06-22T23:28:20-04:00November 16, 2017|By and |
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