russian propaganda

Mark Dillen examines President Trump's confusing communications regarding Russia and Ukraine.

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July 21, 2017

Mark Dillen explores the Trump administration's response to Russia's current disinformation campaign.

Russia’s interference in the 2016 US presidential election, and its suspected hacking of French President Emmanuel Macron’s campaign servers, should surprise no one, given President Vladimir Putin’s (mis)understanding of soft power. Before his re-election in 2012, Putin told a Moscow newspaper that “soft power is a complex of tools and methods to achieve foreign policy goals without the use of force, through information and other means of influence.”

Chess board

Digital diplomacy involves more than simply social media, argues Shaun Riordan.

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