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Christine McNeill

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Christine McNeill was a Semester Research Analyst at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET), where she worked on the CyberAI Project. Christine previously researched Eurasian cybersecurity and cyber policy at the Caspian Policy Center and is a Fulbright ETA Award Winner to Turkey for 2020-2021. She holds a B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University in U.S.-Middle East Comparative studies and has focused her research on the nexus of terrorism and disinformation on social media. 

Artificial intelligence offers enormous promise to advance progress and powerful capabilities to disrupt it. This policy brief is the second installment of a series that examines how advances in AI could be exploited to enhance operations that automate disinformation campaigns. Building on the RICHDATA framework, this report describes how AI can supercharge current techniques to increase the speed, scale, and personalization of disinformation campaigns.

Artificial intelligence offers enormous promise to advance progress, and powerful capabilities to disrupt it. This policy brief is the first installment of a series that examines how advances in AI could be exploited to enhance operations that automate disinformation. Introducing the RICHDATA framework—a disinformation kill chain—this report describes the stages and techniques used by human operators to build disinformation campaigns.