Russian social media meddling in the 2016 U.S. election should serve as a wake-up call: U.S. intelligence community must shift its focus from counterterrorism to a suite of new technological threats, from AI to deepfakes and disinformation warfare.
We spoke with Harold Trinkunas, of the Brookings Institution and Stanford University, about Maduro’s own fecklessness, the decaying internal and external institutions attending it, and the coming crisis in Venezuela.
In a statement released today, the Hoover Institution announces its support of professor Mike McFaul, who the Russian government is seeking to interview. McFaul is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.
Putin’s government is waging information warfare against the United States, but only one side is fighting.
Amy Zegart"With each day the magnitude & imminence of the Russian threat becomes more evident. Yet Trump has ordered no specific actions to defend the US against Russian info ops. Instead, he has sided with the enemy, in public, against the advice of sr. officials."
The effect of Trump’s foreign-policy doctrine can be summed up as “Make America Weak Again.”
Amy ZegartHow Trump is eroding 4 of the 5 essential elements of American power and Making America Weak Again -- my take in @TheAtlantic
Amy Zegart"Many experts think the chief challenge of managing Trump’s foreign policy is keeping him on message. Wrong. Trump is on message…Experts just can't believe that a US president would pursue so many profoundly shortsighted policies.” #MakingAmericaWeakAgain
Amy Zegart"IR scholars have long found that great powers typically fall for 2 reasons: imperial overstretch or rivalry with other great powers. Never in world history has a country declined because of so many self-inflicted attacks on the sources of its own power."
CISAC's mission is to produce policy-relevant research on international security problems, to train the next generation of security specialists, and to influence policymaking in international security.
Amy ZegartWhat a terrific backgrounder on #NorthKorea's nuclear program? @StanfordCISAC has it here. Tx, Sig Hecker, Bob Carlin, and Elliot Serbin!