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Disinformation: Facebook uncovers new active influence operation

     

Facebook said Tuesday that it had discovered a sophisticated coordinated disinformation operation on its platform involving 32 false pages and profiles engaging in divisive messaging ahead of the U.S. midterm… Read more »

‘Cross-domain coercion’: Russia’s Competitive Strategy

     

Since at least 2005, Russia’s leadership has believed itself to be at war with the West. This war is not primarily one of kinetic combat though recent moves suggest that… Read more »

AI prompts new competition: digital authoritarianism vs. liberal democracy

     

Artificial intelligence will reshape the global order, says analyst Nicholas Wright, who predicts a new era of competition between digital authoritarianism and liberal democracy for Foreign Affairs: Some countries are… Read more »

Disinformation vital to autocrats’ sharp power repertoire

     

Russian intrusions into democratic institutions around the world have been in the spotlight for some time. But as a recent letter from a bipartisan group of US senators warns, China… Read more »

‘Factory of Lies’: Russia’s disinformation strategy and tactics

     

Factory of Lies is the name of a new television documentary introducing a number of journalists who have uncovered the hidden processes of the disinformation campaigns coming from Russia,  EU vs Disinfo reports…. Read more »

Lessons Learned: How West’s vulnerabilities facilitate Russian influence ops

     

Despite the evidence that Russia is trying to interfere in the U.S. midterm elections, are concerned about the administration’s alarming silence about what Moscow’s trolls and hackers are up to,… Read more »

How to tackle ‘weapon of mass disinformation – WMD for the modern age’

     

The UK’s most senior representative in the European commission has set out a Brussels plan to crack down on disinformation campaigns executed by Russia and non-state actors, which he suggests were deployed… Read more »

Bosnia-Herzegovina’s citizens vulnerable to outside influence

     

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s citizens are deeply pessimistic and vulnerable to external influence, according to a new national poll by the International Republican Institute’s Center for Insights in Survey Research. Some… Read more »

21st Century Disrupter: Russia’s aggression reaches ‘new, destructive level’

     

Russia’s aggression against Western democracies has reached a new, destructive level, according to Robert Hannigan, the former head of the British intelligence service GCHQ (above). An official regulator may be… Read more »