Iran's Information War

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Dr. Haroon Ullah, Chief Strategy Officer at the Broadcasting Board of Governors and author of new book, Digital World War, discusses “There is No Backup Plan: Inside the Information War for Control of Iran,” his piece for VF Hive. Dr. Ullah analyzes the Iranian regime, its response to protests and explains why social media may be out of the Ayatollah’s control. He looks at how Iranian citizens are bypassing the current regime's attempts at information blackout, as well as its growing fear of social media's power to disseminate information and its use as an anti-government protest tool.

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