Russia has been busy spreading its influence in Europe and Eurasia. Alexander J. Motyl worries that the Baltic states… Read more
Jakub Janda is head of the Kremlin Watch Program and executive director for political affairs at the European Values think tank based in Prague. He specializes in responses of democratic states to hostile disinformation and influence operations. Mr. Janda is an associate fellow at the Slovak Security Policy Institute and regular contributor for the Atlantic Council. He serves as a member of the editorial board of expert portal AntiPropaganda.sk and is a proud member of the Active Reserves of the Czech Armed Forces. Since 2015, he has been asked to provide briefings or training in more than twenty countries. In the past, he worked for humanitarian agency ADRA International and for a member of the Czech Parliament. Most recently, in 2016 and 2017, he was tasked by Czech security and intelligence institutions to consult on the “Influence of Foreign Powers” chapter within the Audit of National Security conducted by the Czech government, where he was involved in the Czech policy shift on this issue.