Tag: influence

Macron courts Central Asian strongmen in quest for influence

French President Emmanuel Macron is making an eye-catching drive to strengthen partnerships with Central Asian states, seeking to boost Europe’s influence in a strategic region where China, Russia, Turkey and the United States are already jostling for supremacy.

WATCH | Pro China or Pro Us?

What kind of Foreign policy can be expected under the Marcos admin? Prof. Clarita Carlos says she does not see any discountinuation of the existing policies and agreements: “Pinag-aagawan tayo ng mga bansa ngayon who are carving out their own spheres of influence.”

Russian trolls spread misinformation in vaccine debate

Russian trolls and bots on Twitter attempted to influence the debate over vaccine safety with the aim of sowing discord among the US public on hot-button issues in the run-up to the 2016 election, US researchers reported this week.