As the global information environment rapidly changes, revisionist states are increasingly enabled to wage information warfare. They leverage networked information systems to sow political chaos in target societies. But as states weaponize strategic narratives to advance their interests, what can democracies and their populations do to protect against foreign information operations?
On this episode of the Irregular Warfare Podcast, hosts Ben Jebb and Adam Darnley-Stuart are joined by two guests to explore this challenging topic. Dr. Andreas Krieg is a senior lecturer at the School of Security Studies at King’s College London and a fellow at the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies. He has spent over a decade throughout the Middle East and North Africa, studying the pernicious effects of information operations, and is the author of Subversion: The Strategic Weaponization of Narratives. Dr. Andrew Whiskeyman is an associate professor at the National Defense University’s College of Information and Cyberspace where he teaches on the topics of leadership, disruptive technology, and information warfare. He previously served in the US Army for over twenty-seven years and was the chief of the Information Operations Division within US Central Command.
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