Disinformation in international politics

  title={Disinformation in international politics},
  author={Alexander Lanoszka},
  journal={European Journal of International Security},
  pages={227 - 248}
  • Alexander Lanoszka
  • Published 22 April 2019
  • Political Science
  • European Journal of International Security
Abstract Concerns over disinformation have intensified in recent years. Policymakers, pundits, and observers worry that countries like Russia are spreading false narratives and disseminating rumours in order to shape international opinion and, by extension, government policies to their liking. Despite the importance of this topic, mainstream theories in International Relations offer contradictory guidance on how to think about disinformation. I argue that disinformation is ineffective in terms… 

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