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‘It's Like Playing Whack-a-Mole’: A String of Recent Revelations Paints a Stark Picture of Russia’s Ongoing Campaign to Meddle in the 2018 Midterms

Business Insider

27 Oct 2018

Russia’s use of disinformation to meddle in U.S. elections is part of a modern-day “code war,” according to John P. Carlin in the Business Insider article “‘It's like playing whack-a-mole’: A string of recent revelations paints a stark picture of Russia’s ongoing campaign to meddle in the 2018 midterms

“It’s not like traditional warfare,” he said. “There’s this low-intensity conflict happening day in and day out affecting companies or individuals or, in this case, our democracy. And like the Cold War, in the code war, the leader of the free world has to take charge.”



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