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Don’t underestimate Russia’s capabilities, influence on the global stage

Moscow is more capable of disrupting global world order than it is given credit for, Kathryn Stoner argues.

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Biden picks Colin Kahl to be under secretary of defense for policy

President-elect Joe Biden picks Colin Kahl to work with Secretary-designate Lloyd Austin at the Department of Defense.

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Initial economic damage from the COVID-19 pandemic more widespread across ages and geographies than initial mortality impacts

Maria Polyakova and colleagues examine how the pandemic impacted individual livelihoods depending on where people live, as well as the age of coronavirus victims.

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Sleuthing for misinformation about voting

Ahead of the 2020 election, Stanford students investigate the spread of mis- and disinformation online as part of their work with the Election Integrity Partnership.

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