This is a partial list of publications, excluding what has appeared at www.mountainrunner.us and what I wrote or co-authored while at or working with government agencies. I am confident some publications are missing from this list, to be honest, but that’s unintentional: they’ve simply been forgotten.
"Countering Gray Zone Coercion in the Indo-Pacific." Testimony before the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. July 28, 2022. Link to the committee site. Link to the YouTube video.
"Crafting an Information Warfare and Counter-Propaganda Strategy for the Emerging Security Environment." Testimony before the Subcommittee On Emerging Threats And Capabilities of the House Armed Services Committee. March 15, 2017. Link to the transcript. Link to the YouTube video.
"Countering Adversarial Propaganda: Charting an Effective Course in the Contested Information Environment." Testimony before the Subcommittee On Emerging Threats And Capabilities of the House Armed Services Committee. October 22, 2015. Link to hearing information. Link to the YouTube video.
Podcasts and Videos
"OpenCall: Friday Hangout 2022/09/30 featuring Matt Armstrong." Video chat with a group informally calling themselves a "Black Market Cyber Think Tank." September 30, 2022.
"Episode 49: Armstrong On The Smith-Mundt Act." The Cognitive Crucible podcast by the Information Professionals Association, interview by John Bicknell, interview conducted on May 3, 2021. Duration: 1:26, also available on Apple Podcast and Spotify.
"Neglected History, Forgotten Lessons: The Struggle for Minds and Wills Relies on Leadership First, Organization Second." SMA Integrating Information in Joint Operations (IIJO) speaker series, January 14, 2021. Duration: 1:19.
Book Chapters and Articles in chronological order
Paul, Chris, and Matt Armstrong, "The Irony Of Misinformation: USIA Myths Block Enduring Solutions." 1945 (July 6, 2022): https://www.19fortyfive.com/2022/07/the-irony-of-misinformation-usia-myths-block-enduring-solutions/.
Armstrong, Matt. “The Politics of Information Warfare in the US.” In Hybrid Conflicts and Information Warfare: New Labels, Old Politics, edited by Ofer Fridman, Vitaly Kabernik, and James C. Pearce, Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc., 2018. (Amazon link)
Armstrong, Matthew. “The Past, Present, and Future of the War for Public Opinion.” War on the Rocks (January 19, 2017): https://warontherocks.com/2017/01/the-past-present-and-future-of-the-war-for-public-opinion/.
Armstrong, Matthew. "A Revealing Fight with Russia's RT at the State Department." War on the Rocks (November 19, 2016): https://warontherocks.com/2016/11/a-revealing-fight-with-russias-rt-at-the-state-department/.
Armstrong, Matthew. “No, We Do Not Need to Revive the U.s. Information Agency.” War on the Rocks (November 12, 2015): https://warontherocks.com/2015/11/no-we-do-not-need-to-revive-the-u-s-information-agency/.
Armstrong, Matthew. "RT as a Foreign Agent: Political Propaganda in a Globalized World." War on the Rocks (May 4, 2015): https://warontherocks.com/2015/05/rt-as-a-foreign-agent-political-propaganda-in-a-globalized-world/.
Armstrong, Matthew. "Russia's War on Information." War on the Rocks (December 15, 2014): https://warontherocks.com/2014/12/russias-war-on-information/.
Powers, Shawn, and Matt Armstrong. “Conceptualizing Radicalization in a Market for Loyalties,” In Visual Propaganda and Extremism in the Online Environment, edited by Carol Winkler and Cori Elizabeth Dauber, x, 242 pages. Carlisle, PA: Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War College Press, 2014.
Reforming Smith-Mundt: Making American Public Diplomacy Safe for Americans, 2 August 2010, at World Politics Review.
U.N. Peacekeeping as Public Diplomacy, 19 May 2010, at World Politics Review.
The State of State: A Proposal for Reorganization at Foggy Bottom, 13 January 2010, at Progressive Policy Institute.
Armstrong, Matt. “Operationalizing Public Diplomacy.” In Routledge Handbook of Public Diplomacy, edited by Nancy Snow, and Philip M. Taylor, xx, 382 p. New York: Routledge, 2009.
Censoring the Voice of America, 6 August 2009, at Foreign Policy.
Armstrong, Matt. “Arming for the War of Ideas.” In Threats in the Age of Obama, edited by Michael Tanji. Nimble Books LLC, 2009.
Armstrong, Matt. “The Strategic Communication of Unmanned Warfare.” Serviam Magazine, June 2008.
Armstrong, Matt. "Beyond Government Accountability: a challenging look at Peacekeepers." Serviam Magazine, April 2008. (Overview)
Armstrong, Matt. “Private Military Companies.” In Handbook of Military Administration, edited by Jeffrey A. Weber, and Johan Eliasson, 480. CRC Press, 2007.