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HKS Authors

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Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy, HKS; William D. Zabel 1961 Professor of Practice in Human Rights, HLS

Abstract

When George Washington gave his Farewell Address in 1796, he urged the American people “to be constantly awake” to the risk of foreign influence. In the wake of Russia’s meddling in the 2016 United States election, the president’s warning has a fresh, chilling resonance.

Citation

Power, Samantha. "Why Foreign Propaganda Is More Dangerous Now." New York Times. September 19, 2017.