All countries—both friendly allies and rivalrous challengers—have always sought to influence one another politically.

But with the growing power of surveillance technology and digital media, coupled with the prohibitive cost of all-out-war, political influence operations have become a more attractive tool of statecraft for great powers. These weapons of influence are being deployed in a battle for global public opinion about fate of the liberal order.

The "Information Warfare" interview series (part of the Council's Asia Dialogues program) aims to understand how these campaigns work, what their goals are, and how democracies can respond.

Scroll down to PROGRAM RESOURCES to access these podcast interviews, which are accompanied by full transcripts.