VENUE:New York Historical Society

A Threat to Democracy

About the Event

Clint Watts made headlines when he testified in front of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence regarding Russian interference in the 2016 election. Join the former FBI Special Agent as he uncovers the consequences of fake news, terrorism, and foreign interference and what can be done to counter those threats – the subject of his new book Messing with the Enemy (2018, HarperCollins). Watts’s reporting has been cited in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Politico, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post and in numerous other media. He appears regularly on MSNBC’s Morning Joe and The Rachel Maddow Show, and has even appeared on Comedy Central.


Clint Watts

Clint Watts is a Robert A. Fox Fellow in the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Program on the Middle East as well as a Senior Fellow at the Center For Cyber and Homeland Security at The George Washington University.





New York Historical Society

170 Central Park West
New York. NY. US. 10024


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Clint Watts

Clint Watts - Clint Watts is the author of Messing with The Enemy: Surviving in a Social Media World of Hackers, Terrorists, Russians and Fake News. He served as a Distinguished Research Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute.