Putin's Propaganda Network Is Vast, And U.S. Needs New Tools To Counter It

As Washington investigates alleged Russian hacking of U.S. political systems, Russian propagandists are also at work across a wide front aiming a firehose of falsehoods at ill-informed audiences, foreign and domestic. A recent RAND study reveals how this disinformation – intentionally false – leverages psychological vulnerabilities to sway audiences. U.S. leaders should raise public consciousness about its nature and dangers.

William Courtney and Christopher Paul write for USNews.com. 

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