The prospect is a nightmare for the intelligence services.
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The Second Amendment doesn’t offer cover to bring a gun to the polls, nor to use one to intimidate voters.
Cyber Command plays a part of the U.S.’s election defense, but other entities are better positioned to defend against certain election interference threats.
The Anti-Defamation League’s monitoring of extremist groups suggests that election-motivated violence could yield more domestic terrorism threats, which if fully realized, could pose a threat to ensuring free and fair elections.
How have state and federal courts handled mail voting litigation?
In a highly polarized country, it is hard to change voter preferences—and this is even more likely to be the case when the tools for doing so represent a tiny, tiny fraction of the information to which would-be voters are exposed.
Authoritarians’ use of influence operations must be understood as part of a larger strategy to reshape the information space into one that is less democratic and more friendly to despots.
The continued focus on Russia, at the expense of domestic threats, is significant and dangerous.
A new Lawfare Institute e-book, "The Laws and Norms of a Disputed Presidential Election,” is now available on Kindle.
What did the candidates have to say about national security issues?