Shaun Riordan discusses why adding an extra €1 million per year to the East Stratcom Unit won't be much help.
CPD Faculty Fellow Vivian Walker was recently interviewed by the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (GFSIS).
Russia’s interference in the 2016 US presidential election, and its suspected hacking of French President Emmanuel Macron’s campaign servers, should surprise no one, given President Vladimir Putin’s (mis)understanding of soft power. Before his re-election in 2012, Putin told a Moscow newspaper that “soft power is a complex of tools and methods to achieve foreign policy goals without the use of force, through information and other means of influence.”
Digital diplomacy involves more than simply social media, argues Shaun Riordan.