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A RAND study focused on the scope of these campaigns and possibilities for countering, such as through media literacy training and the creation of counter-narratives.

A look at how Romania has grappled with issues of cultural identity in the face of "Dracula tourism."

Brexit finally gets underway this week. So now is the time for the United Kingdom to make equal haste with rejuvenating its diplomatic and trade ties in the world, beginning with Turkey. For years the potential of the UK’s ties with Turkey has been smothered by the sweaty, asphyxiating blanket of the EU’s accession talks with Ankara. No one in their right mind, on either side of the Bosphorus, believed in earnest that Turkey would join the EU in their lifetime. ​

Top Central and Eastern European diplomats came to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to urge lawmakers to support nonmilitary and military means to counter Russian influence in the region. Representatives of Poland, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Ukraine accused Russia of waging hybrid warfare against them: cyberattacks, propaganda, threats of force and other means just shy of conventional warfare. 

Stockholm City Hall 03, by Stefan Lins

Russia's strategy toward Sweden blurs the line between public diplomacy and covert operations.

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