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Farah Rasmi

Editor at Arab Media & Society at the American University in Cairo. She graduated with a Master of Arts in European and Russian Affairs from the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. Rasmi has extensive research experience and previously interned at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in West Africa, worked as a Research Assistant at the University of Toronto, and at the Political Capital Institute in Hungary. Her research focuses on European affairs as well as the impact of political violence on civilian populations, namely the study of extremism and radicalism.

Weaponizing Media and the Dangers of Subjective Truth: Reflections on the “Arab Media Between Conflict and Peace” panel

In contemporary conflicts, knowing the enemy—the first lesson in any war—has become elusive. With fewer boots on the ground, less interstate conflict, and more fractured and violent terrorist factions, knowing exactly who one is fighting has become increasingly difficult. Accordingly, information warfare, the control of the narrative, has arguably become …

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