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U.S. sends diplomats into info battles unarmed, experts say

by Shaun Waterman

In the fight against Russian misinformation campaigns, U.S. diplomats are hamstrung by outdated laws and rules, and they are technologically ill-equipped for battle, a State Department advisory panel was told Tuesday.

Former top spy says U.S. not positioned to fight information wars in cyberspace

by Shaun Waterman

The United States lacks "a good way to respond" to informational warfare that creates fake news and then amplifies it through automated social media bots and armies of paid Internet trolls.

Experts warn Congress of ongoing Russian information warfare against Europe

by Chris Bing

Russian intelligence forces are currently involved in an online, disinformation campaign to undermine several crucial, upcoming European elections, former President of the Republic of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves told lawmakers during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing.