February 26th, 2019 – Art History Auditorium, University of Dallas
This talk on Russian and Chinese Information Warfare against the United States
draws from John Lenczowski’s expertise on Soviet affairs and the non-military arts of statecraft to discuss the modern-day challenges presented to us by the world’s other superpowers.
In this talk, he addresses Russian interference in our political system and the Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda, covert influence operations, and influence over American academia, think tanks, businesses, elections, Congressional representatives, and even Hollywood.
John Lenczowski is founder and president of The Institute of World Politics. From 1981 to 1983, Dr. Lenczowski served in the State Department in the Bureau of European Affairs and as Special Advisor and from 1983 to 1987, he was Director of European and Soviet Affairs at the National Security Council. In that capacity. He has been associated with several academic and research institutions in the Washington area, including Georgetown University, the University of Maryland, and the American Enterprise
Institute. Dr. Lenczowski attended the Thacher School, earned his B.A. at the University of California, Berkeley, and received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced