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April 21, 2017

FPRI Senior Fellow Clint Watts Quoted in The Washington Post on Russia

Following his extraordinary testimony last week, former FBI special agent Clint Watts appeared on “Meet the Press” on Sunday. This exchange, in which he explained Russia’s “active measures” during the 2016 campaign, was eye-popping: CLINT WATTS: What they want to do is use information as a weapon of warfare to undermine U.S. democracy, such that when […]

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In The News: Clint Watts
April 21, 2017

FPRI Senior Fellow Clint Watts Quoted in Philly.com on Trump and Russian disinformation schemes

Trump Putin

Meantime, during the campaign, Trump’s claim that the election was rigged echoed “the number one theme cited by RT, Sputnik, and other white outlets,” says Watts. Trump’s praise for Wikileaks and call for Russia to leak Hillary Clinton’s emails also boosted the Russian strategy. Moreover, his claims of voter fraud, or that Obama tapped Trump […]

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In The News: Clint Watts
April 21, 2017

FPRI’s Tally Helfont Quoted in AJC on Jon Ossoff and Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera

Jon Ossoff and Al Jazeera: The truth is far more interesting In its early years, Al Jazeera struck a hard Islamist tone, and raised eyebrows when it aired videos of Osama bin Laden and his followers. And yes, some called the network “a mouthpiece for terrorism.” But it has changed. “Where it started is not where […]

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In The News: Tally Helfont
April 19, 2017

FPRI Templeton Fellow Ed Turzanski quoted in CNBC on the North Korea Issue

North Korea Map

“The guy who has to be thinking deep thoughts right now is the president of China,” said Ed Turzanski, an international policy and national security expert at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, a think tank in Philadelphia. “The things that keep the Chinese up at night are Japan and Korea … having an offensive military […]

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In The News: Edward A. Turzanski
April 19, 2017

FPRI Senior Fellow Dr. Vanessa Neumann Appeared on Al-Jazeera to discuss Events in Venezuela, Brazil & Paraguay

Vanessa Neumann

FPRI Senior Fellow Dr. Vanessa Neumann Appeared on Al-Jazeera to discuss Events in Venezuela, Brazil & Paraguay Click here to watch the video

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In The News: Vanessa Neumann