Influence Operations

Influence operations may be understood as coordinated and systematic efforts by an initiating actor directed towards an audience with the motivation of gaining a competitive advantage. This is one of the main modes of operation in the grey zone and its usage is becoming increasingly popular. Read BIPSS Research Intern Sime Agnalt Nilsen’s commentary on influence operations and placing it into a historical context and empirically illustrating its use trough the now quite famous case of the Russian interference in the 2016 United States (US) elections.

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