On February 13, Robert Manning and Evan Cooper published an op-ed arguing that the US needs to bring back the US Information Agency to address the collapse of public diplomacy.

“A robust USIA with a modern approach to information ecosystems would be a valuable asset for combatting disinformation. The U.S. faces a global landscape saturated with disinformation, much of which is aimed at undermining U.S. policies and weakening the U.S. political system. There are a multitude of geopolitically important complex media environments into which information from credible U.S. authorities does not penetrate.”

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