United States Agency for Global Media

Deep Dive Series

The Office of Policy and Research regularly convenes deep dive roundtables around the international media and information space in priority regional and thematic areas of great importance to U.S. National Security.

Afghanistan’s fragile democracy: Media, Elections, and Security

October 24, 2018

A discussion on the state of Afghanistan’s political transition, the role and importance of independent media, and the challenges journalists face in a country that continues to be besieged with violence.


Pakistan and Information Warfare

September 26, 2018

A discussion on the state of Pakistan’s media today and the most effective ways in which U.S. global media can respond to its evolving image in the country.

Balancing the “Voice of China”

July 25, 2018

A conversation on China’s disinformation strategy and possible solutions to China’s aggressive and widespread actions to control the media and information space inside of China and regionally.

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Media and Politics in Iran

May 25, 2018

A conversation on current trends and insights on Iran and the information battlefield at the intersection of foreign policy, media and technology.

Russia and Kremlin Disinformation

April 18, 2018

A discussion on the Kremlin’s evolving disinformation toolkit and effective ways in which U.S. international media can counter fake news and offer fact-based alternatives to Moscow’s global propaganda.

North Korea and information statecraft

February 28, 2018

A roundtable discussion on information challenges in North Korea with top experts on the region and on the use of new data/metrics and trends.