Tag Archives: Edward Lucas

New intelligence strategy highlights threats to liberal democratic order

     

The United States will be challenged in coming years by nations that exploit “the weakening of the post-WWII international order and dominance of Western democratic ideals” and “increasingly isolationist tendencies… Read more »

How to hit Russia where it hurts

     

Western democracies need  a long-term strategy to ramp up economic pressure on Putin’s Russia, argues Peter Harrell, an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, who served… Read more »

Putin’s ‘masterclass in despotism’ threatens Ukraine’s fragile democracy

     

A Russian court has ordered several of the Ukrainian sailors who were captured by Russian coast-guard forces during a confrontation at sea off Crimea to be held in custody for… Read more »

Counter influence strategies for combating disinformation

     

The potential for Russian hacking of election systems in the 2018 midterm elections has emerged as an urgent and destabilizing issue in the run-up to the U.S. elections, CodaStory reports…. Read more »

Combating Disinformation: The Case for Stepping Up the Fight Online

     

  Social media firms should establish “specialized Russian-focused teams” staffed with experts in Russian language, culture, and internet practices, according to a new report. “Combating Russian Disinformation: The Case for… Read more »

How Democracy Ends – ‘in its sleep’?

     

Central Europe is going backwards, with populism, nationalism and “illiberal democracy” on the rise. That is the consensus among many opinion leaders in Western Europe and North America, notes CEPA’s… Read more »

Diluting disinformation: ‘no quick fixes’

     

A new EU fake news initiative will recommend engaging with social media companies to agree and enforce a new code of practice on fake news or disinformation, reports suggest: The… Read more »

Anatomy of hybrid warfare: how disinformation corrodes democracies

     

  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg expressed contrition for allowing third-party apps to grab the data of its users without their permission and for being “too slow to spot and respond… Read more »