Covid-19 is the latest of many emergencies used to amplify propaganda narratives in the region.
A successful influence operation requires a willing ally on the ground.
Understanding the thread of a multi-dimensional Foreign influence attack is the only way to counter it effectively.
The Biden administration should realize that it has an opportunity to counter China’s 17+1 initiative
Slovakia’s successful strategic communications efforts show a hopeful way forward beyond the infodemic
Chinese and Russian disinformation efforts in the Western Balkans have achieved a dangerous synergy. The COVID crisis is only making their work easier.
Russian COVID disinformation operation has been tragically successful, at both undermining the West and in spreading lies that have cost lives.
The Kremlin knows that the world is watching as it cracks down on democracy protesters
Disinformation tactics are being used to burnish the reputations of Russia and China in Hungary, but by Hungarian elites themselves, and for their own purposes.
Lies Around COVID-19 May Backfire, Stoking Critical Thinking and Public Appetites for Better Government.