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In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we are joined by David Shimer, Global Fellow with the Kennan Institute and author of Rigged: America, Russia, and One Hundred Years of Covert Electoral Interference. Shimer discusses his book which examines covert operations to influence elections from the Cold War to 2016 and highlights why he believes the threat to American democracy is greater than ever in 2020.

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Kennan Institute

The Kennan Institute is the premier U.S. center for advanced research on Russia and Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American understanding of Russia, Ukraine, and the region through research and exchange.  Read more