HCSS in the media

Dutch elections attract Russians and Americans

March 14th 2017 - 17:00

With the Dutch parliamentary elections kicking off tomorrow, a big question on everyone's mind is how democracy can cope with the environment of misinformation, propaganda and hacker attacks.

Slovak newspaper Pravda spoke about the matter with Sijbren de Jong. The full article (in Slovak) can be read here.

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Sijbren de Jong is a Strategic Analyst at HCSS and lecturer in Geo-Economics at Leiden University, The Hague. He has a PhD in EU external energy security relations from the University of Leuven and holds degrees in Economic Geography (MSc) from the University of Groningen and Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding (MA) from the University of Leuven. His geographical areas of expertise include Russia, Central Asia and the Caspian Sea Region; Central and Eastern Europe; and the Western Balkans.