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Active Measures is the student-run academic journal of The Institute of World Politics.  Its name refers to a set of influence operations and propaganda — disinformation and deception — used by the Soviet Union to persuade and to have a strategic impact.

The most recent articles from Active Measures may be found here.

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Active Measures, Summer 2020

Active Measures, Spring 2019

Active Measures, Spring 2018

Active Measures, Spring 2013

Active Measures 2012