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Second Strike Communications

Main Image Credit Antennas at the broadcast facilities of Radio Liberty near Platja de Pals, Spain. An example of Cold War-era information warfare, the purpose of the US-funded radio channel was to win over the populations of communist Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union.

To counter disinformation campaigns, liberal democracies should focus on second-strike capabilities.

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Elisabeth Braw

Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

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