With foreign interference a recent memory, how secure are 2020 US elections?

November 04, 2020

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A woman wearing a white blazer and face mask is shown looking over the shoulder of a row of seated election inspectors.

An election challenger at right watches over election inspectors as they examine a ballot as votes are counted into the early morning hours in Detroit, Michigan, Nov. 4, 2020.

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Foreign interference was a key concern going into Election Day. So, what did happen on the cybersecurity and disinformation front, and what can we expect next? And, Britain is keeping a close eye on the results of the US election, as their own country faces a new lockdown after midnight Wednesday evening. Also, in this limbo period, when we wait to hear who won and which way the US goes next in the world, Iran and Afghanistan are two places that play big into American foreign policy. Like the rest of us, they're also waiting for the news. 


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