A career public diplomacy officer and former U.S. Ambassador to Latvia, Brian Carlson advises the InterMedia research organization on military and foreign affairs issues and manages communication strategies for private clients. Read More

Exposing Russian Social Media Operations

By Ambassador Brian Carlson Years ago, during the Cold War, Soviet propaganda continually portrayed the United States and NATO nations as militaristic, provocative and dangerously over-armed.  Every new Western weapons system and Congressional appropriation became more grist for Soviet-sponsored psyops mills around the world, while the USSR’s and Warsaw Pact’s own military spending and armaments…