How other countries have thwarted foreign interference and enacted laws against it

The US introduced a Bill to improve the transparency of online political advertisements, in direct response to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. PHOTO: AFP
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In introducing the Foreign Interference (Countermeasures) Bill, Singapore's Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) alluded to a number of cases where external attempts to intervene with domestic politics were detected and largely neutered. Here's a look at two cases overseas:

In the MHA's statement on the new Bill, there is mention of a former Australian senator who "advocated" a foreign country's position while receiving donations.

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