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Thomas Kent on "Striking Back: Overt and Covert Options to Combat Russian Disinformation"
Please join the Program on U.S.-Russia Relations at the Harriman Institute for a discussion with Professor Thomas Kent, author of Striking Back: Overt and Covert Options to Combat Russian Disinformation (Brookings Institution Press, September 29, 2020). Discussant: Rand Waltzman, Deputy Chief Technology Officer and Senior Information Scientist, RAND Corporation. Chair: Elise Giuliano, Lecturer and Director of the Program on U.S.-Russian Relations.

What are the best responses to Russian disinformation operations in Europe, Africa and Latin America? Thomas Kent’s book examines the full range of options, from public campaigns against disinformation to covert action. What tactics are likely to be most effective? Which are ethical?

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Sep 30, 2020 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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