New Information and Communication Technologies in the Foreign Policy of the USA

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2014-5-53-62

P. Karasev, Institute of Information Security Issues, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 1 Michurinskii prosp., Moscow, 119234, Russian Federation (

Abstract. The article focuses on the shift of approach to information and communication technologies use in U.S. foreign policy over the last five years. Analyses touches upon the creation of a new field of political confrontation. The use of information and communication technologies for military-strategic and political purposes has a significant impact on international security. It is concluded, that we need to counter new threats emanating from cyberspace, while retaining its positive potential.

Keywords: Information security, cybersecurity, the USA, Russia, foreign policy, national security, digital diplomacy, the Internet, social media, public opinion

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For citation:
Karasev P. New Information and Communication Technologies in the Foreign Policy of the USA. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2014, no. 5, pp. 53-62.

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