DisinfoPortal.org is a one-stop interactive online portal and guide to the Kremlin’s information war. The portal aggregates open source research and journalism from the United States and Europe and presents it in a user-friendly way, with timely multimedia content produced by the Atlantic Council and its partners explaining Russia’s ongoing influence operations.
Tue, Jan 14, 2020
InterNYET Screening: The rise and fall of the Russian Internet and the threat of Putin’s ‘foreign agent’ law
4:30pm Washington DC
Sat, Jun 19, 2021
Disinformation has been central to Russia's seven-year hybrid war against Ukraine. By echoing Kremlin narratives, Western commentators risk enabling Russian aggression and undermining international security.
UkraineAlert by Andreas Umland
Fri, Jun 11, 2021
The case for a Comprehensive Approach 2.0: How NATO can combat Chinese and Russian political warfare
Kathleen J. McInnis and Clementine G. Starling outline how NATO’s Comprehensive Approach program can serve as a model to counter political warfare at the strategic level.
Thu, Jun 10, 2021
Pro-Kremlin propaganda in Ukraine is changing. Praising Putin is a harder sell since the 2014 invasion, so now the focus is less on boosting Russia and more about making the West look just as bad.
UkraineAlert by Peter Pomerantsev, Inna Nelles, Volodymyr Yermolenko, Angelina Kariakina
Mon, Jun 7, 2021
Russia has reacted with fury to Ukraine's new national football team jersey featuring a map of Ukraine. Kremlin anger is focused on the inclusion of Crimea, which is internationally recognized as part of Ukraine but has been under Russian occupation since 2014.
UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson
Tue, Jun 1, 2021
Since 1991, Russia has sought to fuel memory wars as a way of preventing Ukraine from consolidating its statehood. However, recent research indicates that history can unite Ukrainians as well as dividing them.
UkraineAlert by Peter Pomerantsev, Nataliya Gumenyuk, Maria Montague
Thu, May 27, 2021
The decade to come will be the “GeoTech Decade,” in which the technology trends that began in previous years will become fixed in their impact on society. The Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies and Data launched its first report with recommendations to guide leaders as they make choices regarding technology and data.
New Atlanticist by Rose Butchart
Thu, May 27, 2021
What can the United States do to reap the benefits of the GeoTech Decade and tame the era’s threats? Here are the key takeaways from the conversation.
New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla
Mon, May 24, 2021
The increased involvement of digital technology and media in war requires innovative frameworks for understanding information warfare and influence operations. In this piece, GeoTech Action Council member Sam Blazek outlines SCOTCH, a new framework for characterizing influence operations.
GeoTech Cues by Sam Blazek, PhD
Wed, May 19, 2021
Extremist movements and emergent collectives have found a home in online communities and platforms. In this piece, Nonresident Fellow R.J. Cordes outlines how such groups blur the lines between games and reality and presents a strategy for handling online collectives effectively.
GeoTech Cues by Richard J. Cordes
Wed, May 12, 2021
On Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. EDT, the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center hosted a panel of experts to explore “Exploring the future of data, human rights, speech, and privacy.” The panel included Alex Feerst, General Counsel at Neuralink; Chris Hazard, PhD, Co-founder and CTO at Diveplane; and Nathana Sharma, General Counsel at Labelbox.
Event Recap by the GeoTech Center