National security implications

The future of war is fought from the inside out with information, not bullets.

It involves foreign operatives and bots spreading false narratives to divide a country on its most sensitive fissures - infiltrating institutions, destabilising governments and subverting democratic elections, thereby achieving insidious objectives.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 01, 2018, with the headline 'National security implications'. Print Edition | Subscribe