Secrets and Lies: The Role of Truth in Great-Power Information Warfare

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October 10, 2020 Topic: Security Region: World Tags: AmericaRussiaChinaGreat PowersInformation Warfare

Secrets and Lies: The Role of Truth in Great-Power Information Warfare

The Center for the National Interest invited John Mearsheimer, Konstantin Remchukov, and Ambassador Thomas Pickering to discuss these questions and more in a panel moderated by Dimitri K. Simes.

It is said that truth is the first casualty of war. In an age of intensifying information warfare, should we expect truth to be among its chief victims? How should the United States regard lying in great power competition with Russia and China? And how important is building trust to success in managing the dangers of this competition?

 Watch the video of the discussion below:

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