August 23, 2021 at 01:19PM

■■□□□ Information manipulation has been around since Chinese general Sun Tzu wrote “The Art of War” in 550 BC. The Russians routinely use disinformation tactics to destabilize democracies. Events like the 2020 U.S. elections or COVID-19 vaccinations highlight how political opponents and rogue nations actively practice disinformation campaigns to undermine confidence in governments and science.