NEWSWATCH: “Countering Adversary Threats to Democratic Institutions: An Expert Report” – Center for Strategic and International Studies

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“American democracy is under attack from Russia. This is a long-term campaign that did not begin or end with the 2016 election. Putin’s objective is to weaken us by sowing chaos and discord, and to undermine the appeal of democracy itself. If he can show that American-style democracy, both in the United States and in other liberal democracies, is incompetent, illegitimate, and hypocritical, he can use that narrative to undermine its potential appeal among Russia’s population and in other countries around the world where we compete for influence. Other nations with similar interests are likely to follow suit, waging their own campaigns against democratic institutions.”

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