In-Depth Research & ReportsAug 24, 2022
Chinese discourse power: Ambitions and reality in the digital domain
By Kenton Thibaut
The CCP has embarked on a concerted strategy to gain control over the global digital and information environment. Its goal: create an alternative global order with China at its heart.
Fast ThinkingDec 10, 2021
FAST THINKING: Biden just held the biggest gathering of democratic world leaders ever. What are the results?
By Atlantic Council
Our experts—former US government officials with frontline democracy experience—share their insights on what to make of the big event and what to expect next.
In the NewsOct 31, 2021
Graham Brookie and Jared Holt featured in The Washington Post’s interactive piece on the January 6 insurrection
A three-part immersive series from The Washington Post examining Jan 6 and its fallout featuring the Digital Forensic Research Lab's Graham Brookie and Jared Holt.
Graham Brookie is the senior director of the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) based in Washington D.C.
The DFRLab is at the forefront of open-source research with a focus on governance, technology, security, social media, and where each intersect. By publishing what it can prove, or disprove, in real-time, the DFRLab is creating a new model of research and education adapted for impact.
Prior to joining the DFRLab, Brookie served in various positions at the White House and National Security Council. His most recent role was as an adviser for strategic communications with a focus on digital strategy, audience engagement, and coordinating a cohesive record of former US President Barack Obama’s national security and foreign policy. Previously he served as the adviser to the assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism (APHSCT), the president’s top aide for cybersecurity, counterterrorism, intelligence, and homeland security issues. He also worked in the East Asia, Middle East, and North Africa directorates at the National Security Council.
Brookie graduated cum laude with degrees from American University in Washington, DC. He also completed the London School of Economics’ general course.