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November 21, 2017

Countering Russian Information Operations in the Age of Social Media

Russia's information warfare operations, aimed to weaken adversaries' social cohesion and political systems, are complex and adaptive, but Western governments can take steps to guard against them.

November 27, 2017

Social media New Cyber Brief: Countering Russian Information Operations in the Age of Social Media

The Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program has launched a new Cyber Brief. This one examines ways to counter Russian information operations on social media. The brief was written by Keir Giles, a seni…

May 1, 2017

National flags of Russia and U.S. fly at Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow Russia and the West

Two weeks ago, the Council on Foreign Relations hosted its annual Hauser Symposium. The topic was timely: Russia and the West. The symposium kicked off with a fascinating discussion on the state o…

February 13, 2017

The Trump Administration Plays Right into Russia’s Information Warfare Strategy

In discussing what President Trump might do in cybersecurity, an acquaintance sent me a hyperlink to a story supporting his perspective. The link contained an article from RT, formerly known as Russi…

December 6, 2017

United States
Play Session I Hacked Cybersecurity Threats to the Integrity of U.S. Elections

The panelists will provide an overview of the complex problems facing election cybersecurity and offer recommendations to protect the integrity of elections from cyber threats.

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Russia and the West

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) held a two-day symposium on April 12 and April 13, 2017, which featured five panels discussing the internal politics of Russia, as well as the current state of …

April 13, 2017

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Experts discuss the significant economic, political, demographic, and military trends in Russia today.

April 13, 2017

Play RTSKOP4_EC.jpg Responding to Russia

Experts explore policy options for the United States and Europe, including the possibility of a Western reset with Russia and the efficacy of sanctions.

December 7, 2015

United Kingdom
Play MelanieEinzig_EC_GO.jpg A Conversation With George Osborne

George Osborne lays out his roadmap for the future of the UK economy and argues that Britain and its allies must continue to play a major role in the Middle East and elsewhere around the world. 

October 12, 2011

Mobile’s Role in Women’s Development

Cherie Blair, founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, discusses the gender gap in access to mobile technology. Research conducted by Blair’s organization has found that the gender gap is pa…