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Digital Dictators: Media, Authoritarianism, and America's New Challenge
May 22, 2018

Fellow in Defense Studies Jennifer McArdle presents at the Royal Australian Air Force's biennial Air Power Conference
April 12, 2018

Watch AFPC Fellow in Defense Studies Jennifer McArdle's recent presentation at the Royal Australian Air Force's biennial Air Power Conference


Latest News

AFPC releases report -- Digital Dictators: Media, Authoritarianism, and America's New Challenge
May 22, 2018

On May 22nd, the American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC) sponsored a Capitol Hill conference exploring the phenomenon of “authoritarian media” and its implications for U.S. policy. The event, which served as a previous of AFPC’s forthcoming book entitled Digital Dictators: Media, Authoritarianism, and America's New Challenge (available Fall 2018 from Rowman & Littlefield Publishers), featured a keynote address by John F. Lansing, CEO and Director of the U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG). Conference speakers included Donald Jensen of the Center for European Analysis; Peter Mattis of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, Aykan Erdemir and Varsha Koduvayur of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, former State Department senior advisor David Denehy, BBG Chief Strategy Officer Haroon Ullah, and AFPC Senior Fellow Robert Bole. What follows is a rapporteur’s summary of their remarks.

AFPC Senior Fellow for Russia Stephen Blank cited on Ukrainian newsite, Ukrinform.
April 20, 2018

AFPC Senior Fellow for Russia Stephen Blank cited on Ukrainian newsite, Ukrinform.

AFPC Fellow in Russia Studies Samuel Bendett interviewed at the SeaAirSpace2018 conference
April 10, 2018

AFPC Fellow in Russia Studies Samuel Bendett interviewed at the SeaAirSpace2018 conference


Latest Media Appearances

AFPC Fellow in Russia Studies Samuel Bendett quoted in C4ISR article
June 11, 2018

AFPC Fellow in Russia Studies Samuel Bendett quoted in C4ISR article

AFPC Fellow in Russia Studies Samuel Bendett interviewed in Defense and Space Report
June 4, 2018

AFPC Fellow in Russia Studies Samuel Bendett interviewed in Defense and Space Report

AFPC Fellow in Russia Studies Samuel Bendett quoted in Russian AI article
May 24, 2018

AFPC Fellow in Russia Studies Samuel Bendett quoted in Russian AI article


Latest Other Events

ROUNDTABLE: Cloud Caliphate: Preventing Online Radicalization and Recruitment
February 20, 2018

 

The American Foreign Policy Council invites you to a Capitol Hill briefing on

Cloud Caliphate: Preventing Online Radicalization and Recruitment
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Featuring:

Dr. AHaroon Ullah

Chief Strategy Officer, U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors
Author, "Digital World War: Islamists, Extremists, and the Fight for Cyber Supremacy"
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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. EST
Capitol Visitors Complex, Room SVC 202