The rise of fake news highlights the erosion of long-standing institutional bulwarks against misinformation in the internet age. Concern over the problem is global. However, much remains unknown regarding the vulnerabilities of individuals, institutions, and society to manipulations by malicious actors. A new system of safeguards is needed.
Amit Grober is a research fellow in the Belfer Center's International Security Program and Project on Managing the Atom. His research focuses on the lessons learned from the evolution and decline of military nuclear programs and their implications for nonproliferation policies. Before his fellowship, he worked for the Government of Israel for ten years, where he’s dealt with research, analysis, and nonproliferation issues. His research interests include, among others: nuclear issues, dynamics of nuclear proliferation, nuclear histories, and strategic surprises. He graduated from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, where he earned B.A. in Mathematics and Physics (cum laude)Last Updated: Aug 31, 2017, 5:48pm