Fake news, information warfare, terrorist recruitment, Russian interference in U.S. elections - never have the challenges been greater facing the Public Diplomacy institutions of the U.S. government, charged with conducting "the war of ideas."

U.S. international media’s approach aligns with National Security Strategy

“This plan is a comprehensive roadmap for moving the Agency forward in the next five years, including significantly increasing our audience reach,” Lansing told the Board. “While we are an independent agency, we have chosen to align the plan with the Administration’s National Security Strategy, and it supports President Trump’s management priorities of effectiveness, efficiency, and accountability.”