#075 – Active Measures (Meddling in Elections)
In this episode I speak about Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. elections. This is a prevalent topic in today’s media that doesn’t seem to be fleeting the way most coverage is nowadays. I read an article in The New Yorker that resonated with me due to its depth, background and breadth of the topic and I’m going to share and reflect on a few excerpts from it in a Dan Carlin-esque way.
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New Yorker Article referenced in this episode: Annals of Diplomacy – ‘Active Measures’ (Print Copy) ‘Trump, Putin, and the new Cold War’ (Online Copy) by Evan Osnos, David Remnick and, Joshua Yaffa: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/03/06/trump-putin-and-the-new-cold-war
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