Information operations are sometimes sensationalized and overhyped by politicians and others to distract and confuse the public for their own political ends—but the threat persists and must be taken seriously.
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If the Russian reporting disclosed by Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe is not disinformation, it only makes his actions look worse.
On Wednesday, September 30, at 10:00 a.m., the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a third hearing on oversight of the Crossfire Hurricane Investigation
Among other things, the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on Russian election interference and New York Times reporter Michael Schmidt’s book on the Russia investigation shed light on U.S. Attorney John Durham’s ongoing probe.
Former U.S. district judge John Gleeson, the amicus curiae appointed by the court in Michael Flynn's case, has filed his reply brief arguing that Judge Emmet Sullivan has discretion under Rule 48(a) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure to deny the government's motion to dismiss Flynn's case. The brief is available here and below.
A new Lawfare Institute e-book, "A Collusion Reading Diary" is now available on Kindle.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, sitting en banc, denied Michael Flynn’s petition to immediately dismiss his case.
A footnote in a House Intelligence Committee memo confirms the existence of a significant hole in counterintelligence with respect to L’Affaire Russe.
Our summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s final report on Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Social media presents potential pitfalls that the intelligence community should seek to avoid.