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Russia’s Disinformation Offensive

Clifford D. May
6th February 2018 - Foreign Podicy

Using social media, tech platforms and cyber weapons, the Russian government is running a sophisticated campaign to undermine faith in America’s democratic institutions, assist extremists on both the left and right, polarize Americans, and poison policy debates.

Foreign Podicy host, Cliff May, is joined by Jamie Fly and Laura Rosenberger of the German Marshall Fund of the U.S., to discuss their research on Russia's campaign to strategically deceive public opinion, and their urgent recommendation that a bipartisan effort be mounted to combat Putin’s disinformation offensive.

 
Show resources:
https://democracyjournal.org/magazine/47/shredding-the-putin-playbook/
https://dashboard.securingdemocracy.org/

 

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