Clint Watts is a Distinguished Research Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and the author of Messing With The Enemy: Surviving in a Social Media World of Hackers, Terrorists, Russians and Fake News.


Americans may be on to the Kremlin’s tricks now, but Putin is getting a helping hand this time around: Conservative media and even the White House are spreading disinfo for him.

Not Over Yet

The Kremlin’s chosen candidate, Marine Le Pen, failed to win the French presidency, but Germany’s election in September provides one last chance to disintegrate the European Union.


Clint Watts is testifying Thursday before the Senate’s armed services committee on how Russia became the kings of black propaganda. Here’s what he told the senators.