State Dept. Launches $40M Offensive Against Foreign Propaganda


The State Department is launching a $40 million initiative to crack down on foreign propaganda and disinformation amid widespread concerns about future Russian efforts to interfere in elections.

The department announced Monday that it signed a deal with the Pentagon to transfer $40 million from the Defense Department’s coffers to bolster the “Global Engagement Center,” an office set up at State during the Obama years to expose and counter foreign propaganda and disinformation.


The Global Engagement Center was set up in April 2016 to counter terrorist and foreign government propaganda, before there was public knowledge of Russia’s efforts to interfere in the election.

Read more at The Hill.



  1. Stupidity. I agree with Susan Rice. The State Department should focus on pressuring Israel to give over the entire control of their Country to the Palestinians. The Jews should go back to Europe or wherever they came from.


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