Articles by: "Anastasia Kapetas"
India’s standout COP26 moment

World leaders have now departed Glasgow after delivering, with a few notable exceptions, underwhelming climate announcements. If COP26 was the planet’s last best chance, leaders for the most part didn’t rise to the occasion. But …

WhatsApp and the right to encrypt

Encrypted messaging has become a very difficult business. Despite their reach, it’s hard to make money from messaging apps. And their key service—encryption—is under constant attack from actors across the political spectrum. Authoritarian governments are …

US and Australia need to get asymmetrical—fast

Half a decade of intensifying asymmetrical action—targeted disinformation, malign foreign influence, cyberattacks, espionage, corruption and trade embargoes—have transformed Australia’s geopolitical atmosphere. So far, Australia has been trying out a bunch of different responses. Foreign interference …

The case for a ‘disinformation CERN’

Democracies around the world are struggling with various forms of disinformation afflictions. But the current suite of policy prescriptions will fail because governments simply don’t know enough about the emerging digital information environment, according to …