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SECURITY STUDIES




              Praeger                               COMING SOON                     Digital Influence

              Security                            The New China-Russia            Warfare in the Age of
                                                Alignment
                                                                                  Social Media
              International                     Critical Challenges                         JAMES J. F. FOREST
                                                to U.S. Security
              Covering global hot spots from Iran             RICHARD WEITZ
              to Venezuela and subjects ranging
              from terrorism and cyber warfare to
              food security, books in the Praeger
              Security International series give
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              critical security issues that threaten
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              psychologists, and other knowledgeable                              Hardcover: 978-1-4408-7009-5
              specialists, these books offer in-depth    July 2022 ,  275pp ,  6 1/8x9 1/4    $77.00 ,  £58.00 ,  €67,00
                                                                                  eBook: 978-1-4408-7010-1
              analysis and international perspectives   Hardcover: 978-1-4408-4736-3
              that are unavailable in the mass media.    $77.00 ,  £58.00 ,  €67,00     This timely book spotlights how various
              These titles represent an invaluable   eBook: 978-1-4408-4737-0           entities are using the Internet to shape
              resource for students, researchers, and     This volume identifies the main drivers   people’s perceptions and decision-
              policymakers as well as for anyone who   of the current Sino-Russian relationship,   making. It also describes detailed
              seeks a deeper understanding of the   assesses whether—and under what   case studies as well as the tools and
              complex issues that affect our lives  conditions—China and Russia would   methods used to identify automated,
              and future.                                                         fake accounts.
                                                cooperate more extensively and
                                                effectively against American interests,     FEATURES
                                                and recommends U.S. policies that   •  Integrates interdisciplinary
                                                could prevent such an outcome.      perspectives from security studies,
                                                                                    psychology, sociology, criminology,
                                                  FEATURES                          information technology, and several
                                                •  Identifies the challenges Americans   other fields of study
                                                  would confront if Russia and China
                                                  continue to align more closely   •  Examines the ways in which
                                                  together against the United States   terrorists, governments, politicians,
                                                  and its allies and what interests   corporations, and many others use
                                                  would be most affected            online technology to influence beliefs
                                                •  Examines the variables that have   and behaviors
                                                  most affected ties between China and   •  Offers detailed case studies to
                                                  Russia and could plausibly continue   illustrate how people succumb to the
                                                  to affect the Sino-Russian relationship   digital influence warfare efforts of
                                                                                    governments, terrorists, politicians,
                                                                                    corporations, and others
                                                  RICHARD WEITZ , PhD, is senior fellow
                                                and director of the Center for Political-
                                                Military Analysis at Hudson Institute,     JAMES J. F. FOREST , PhD, is professor
                                                Washington, D.C.                  in the School of Criminology and
                                                                                  Justice Studies at the University of
                                                                                  Massachusetts Lowell and visiting
                                                                                  professor at the Fletcher School of Law
                                                                                  and Diplomacy, Tufts University.
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