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Robert A. Fox Fellow Clint Watts Quoted on CNN

In regard to a study on Russian propaganda and its impact in the United States, Watts said:

“Russia’s propaganda mechanisms primarily aim for “alt-right and more traditional right-wing and fascist parties, [but they’re also] hitting across any group in the United States that is anti-government, or fomenting dissent or conspiracies against the US government and its institutions…It’s not exclusive to Trump…They are huge in the white nationalist community. That’s where we saw them before they went to Trump. And then they try on the left as well.”

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