As Congress signals interest in harsh elections interference sanctions before the midterms, one particular bill warrants deeper analysis: the bipartisan Defending Elections from Threats by Establishing Redlines Act of 2018.
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Video and Testimony: House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigative Task Force Hearing with Social Media Companies
Executives from Google, Facebook and Twitter testified before the House intelligence committee.
Last week, Lawfare hosted a screening and panel discussion of the new film Icarus at the Brookings Institution. Benjamin Wittes moderated the conversation with director Bryan Fogel, producer Dan Cogan, Atlantic staff writer Julia Ioffe, and Brookings President Strobe Talbott to discuss the film and its striking similarities to Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election.
Congress and Counterintelligence: The Unique Vulnerabilities of the U.S. Congress to Malign Foreign Influence
The United States needs more than the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) and Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) to ensure that our legislators and their staffers are transparent about their contacts with foreign actors who may be seeking to exert influence.