United States

The US is unique in that it is the only demo­c­ra­t­ic coun­try in the world where its own gov­ern­ment, under the Trump admin­is­tra­tion, and a major polit­i­cal par­ty have employed the same kind of influ­ence oper­a­tions tar­get­ing its pop­u­la­tion nor­mal­ly asso­ci­at­ed with author­i­tar­i­an actors such as Rus­sia and China.