DisinfoPortal.org is a one-stop interactive online portal and guide to the Kremlin’s information war. The portal aggregates open source research and journalism from the United States and Europe and presents it in a user-friendly way, with timely multimedia content produced by the Atlantic Council and its partners explaining Russia’s ongoing influence operations.Read More
Fri, Oct 18, 2019
Disinformation—both foreign and domestic—is a catalytic harm that acts to magnify existing societal vulnerabilities. Forging digital resilience is an urgent priority—because, as Stengel said, disinformation is “an attack on our very democracy. And Americans need to be aware of it.”
New Atlanticist by Zarine Kharazian
Thu, Oct 17, 2019
Online information and disinformation has been playing a pivotal role in shaping public opinion throughout the Middle East and North Africa for over a decade. In the past week alone, Atlantic Council researchers with the Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) have published four articles examining the origins of various MENA-based disinformation campaigns and the tell-tale […]
MENASource by MENASource
Wed, Oct 16, 2019
The Atlantic Council will host its third annual Global Forum on Strategic Communications (StratCom 2019) in Washington, DC on October 23-24, 2019.
Press Release by Atlantic Council
Fri, Aug 2, 2019
In the News by Atlantic Council
Thu, Aug 1, 2019
Misinformation, disinformation, and outright fakes played a role in assembling the case, which should be seen as another chapter in Russia's hybrid war against Ukraine.
UkraineAlert by Olga Tokariuk
Thu, Jul 11, 2019
For the past three years, I have been on the front lines of the information war, most recently in Ukraine, Lithuania, and Georgia. I have worked alongside, interviewed and briefed policymakers throughout the region, and these experiences have presented a grim picture: the United States is abdicating its leadership in countering Russian disinformation. Where we […]
UkraineAlert by Nina Jankowicz
Thu, Jun 27, 2019
2018 saw political tides turn in three of Latin America’s largest democracies. These elections also saw deep polarization and distrust in institutions among Brazilians, Mexicans, and Colombians in an information environment ripe with disinformation. And while disinformation and misinformation are nothing new, the spread of false information at alarming rates is more effective and worrisome […]
2018 Elections in Latin America by Roberta Braga
Wed, Jun 26, 2019
Why did the leaks fail to move the needle during the 2017 French presidential campaign?
New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer
Sat, Jun 22, 2019
A Russian-based information operation used fake accounts, forged documents, and dozens of online platforms to spread stories.
Report by Nika Aleksejeva, Lukas Andriukaitis, Luiza Bandeira, Donara Barojan, Graham Brookie, Eto Buziashvili, Andy Carvin, Kanishk Karan, Ben Nimmo, Iain Robertson, and Michael Sheldon
Fri, Jun 21, 2019
Bellingcat and the Global Legal Action Network are using open source information to investigate airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition on civilian targets and critical infrastructure in Yemen.
New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen