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"Unfortunately, our continued use of legacy metaphors, especially when applied to the broader strategic environment, has just reinforced our old and now unrealistic mindsets and expectations. In...

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"The authors examine historical antecedents of political warfare and current-day practices through in-depth case studies of Russia, Iran, and the Islamic State. They use these cases to derive...

"In an era where freedom of speech and information are considered to be sacred, what happens when a powerful international actor abuses those freedoms to spread disinformation? This is the...

"Although the general election isn’t until Sept. 9, officials say their preemptive actions may already have dissuaded the Kremlin from interfering. In Washington, meanwhile, the FBI says it has...

"So, O.K. Here I am, telling you this: An A.I. program powerful enough to turn Michelle Obama into a pornography star, or transform a schlubby newspaper columnist into Jake Gyllenhaal, is in our...

"These consequential trends leave democracy, and the future of the international order, in a contested state of flux. Previous eras characterized by a recession of powerful liberal states—read:...

"It may seem odd to propose that the government run its own campaign to clarify what is real and fake online. But I believe it is necessary in an era where individuals may not be able to fully...

"The fundamental premise of the book is that we have to see ourselves as we are and where we are. We can’t assume that the system is going to correct itself. But we also can’t assume that we’re...

"As for Mr Trump, a tribune of the impatient, Mrs Albright’s wariness of hyperbole does not mean that she is sanguine. She calls him America’s first modern “anti-democratic president”....

DARPA, joining a host of other initiatives seeking to combat the production of fake videos, extends the set of tools available to neutralize the dissemination of AI-enhanced weaponized narratives...

"There is an old proverb that says the truth is the best advertising, propaganda and public relations tool. Fact-supported truth is a powerful narrative. Unfortunately, the truth can be hidden,...

Mr. Pomerantsev argues that until we manage to adapt to this new information and media reality—for there is no going back!—and develop strategies to regulate and/or otherwise constrain its worst...

“Deepfakes are one of the newest forms of digital media manipulation, and one of the most obviously mischief-prone. It’s not hard to imagine this technology’s being used to smear politicians,...

Weaponized narrative is often understood as an attack on an adversary’s institutions and culture, but it can be much more direct. This article discusses the use of weaponized narrative against...

"In mid-2016, Aviv Ovadya realized there was something fundamentally wrong with the internet — so wrong that he abandoned his work and sounded an alarm. A few weeks before the 2016 election, he...

"The past year has also altered Facebook’s fundamental understanding about whether it’s a publisher or a platform. The company has always answered that question defiantly—platform, platform,...

Illustrates the continuing role of Russian online disinformation attacks on the American political system.

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