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IWP students release Active Measures Journal

Active Measures Spring 2022 Page 1The Spring 2022 edition of the student-run journal Active Measures is now available online.

The name of the journal 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. Active Measures was founded by IWP students in 2012.

This edition includes the following articles:

“‘In For a Penny, In For a Pound’ Implications of Post-Cold War Changes in U.S. Citizens’ Motivations for Espionage”
by William Leigh

“Tiktok, Tinder, Zoomer, Spy: Motivations for Espionage in Late Millennials and Gen Z”
by Dan

“Russia’s Hybrid War in Ukraine”
by Bryan Rivas

Book review: Spies, Lies, and Algorithms: The History and Future of American Intelligence, by Amy B. Zegart
by Elizabeth Quist

Read the full journal