April 27, 2017

FPRI’s Clint Watts: Senate Testimony (April 27) and Post-Testimony Media Appearances

In a follow up to the testimony FPRI’s Clint Watts gave on March 30, 2017, Watts testified to the Senate Committee on Armed Services – Subcommittee on Cybersecurity on April 27. At this hearing, Watts discussed some additional points regarding Russia’s cyber influence success, how their cyber influence is powered by real people, four areas the U.S. must tackle to counter cyber influence operations, and how the private sector is outpacing the U.S. government in meeting the challenges of cyber influence.

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April 26, 2017

Associate Scholar Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein Quoted in NK News on Gas Prices in North Korea

Gas prices in N. Korea increase 83%, Pyongyang residents say   Multiple sources report huge pricing spike following three months of petroleum product stability   Click here to read the full article.

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April 26, 2017

Benjamin Silberstein Appeared on WITF Smart Talk to Discuss North Korea and the Environment

Behind the DMZ: North Korea / The Morality of Environmental Engagement The hostilities of the Korean War ended in July of 1953.  Ever since, America has maintained a military presence at the demilitarized zone on the 38th parallel dividing North and South Korea, ensuring the security of our South Korean allies.  This is because, technically, […]

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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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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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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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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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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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April 18, 2017

Announcing The 2016 FPRI Annual Report

In these pages, we offer you a glimpse of FPRI in action in 2016. We published over 250 articles on a variety of FPRI platforms, making our work accessible to hundreds of thousands of people, spread over virtually the entire world, nearly every day. That doesn’t count the 60-plus media outlets where our scholars have written, been interviewed, or cited. We also hosted over 75 events – offering regular programming in seven venues.

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April 14, 2017

New Faces at FPRI

FPRI Loho

The Foreign Policy Research Institute welcomes three new individuals to its growing network of scholars, policymakers, and community leaders. Bernstein Wealth Management Financial Advisor Maureen F. Austin has been elected to the FPRI Board of Trustees; joining the Board of Advisors is Professor Kiron K. Skinner of Carnegie Mellon University; and Benjamin Katzeff Silbertstein joins […]

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