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S2 E1: The Invasion of Ukraine and the Art of Persuasion with Alan Kelly

History Factory Plugged In makes its return with a new episode on the Russian invasion of Ukraine. We talk to Alan Kelly, president and founder of Playmaker Systems, a strategy and analytics firm, about the role of persuasion, influence, PR and rhetoric in the ongoing war.

Alan is the creator of the “Taxonomy of Influence Strategies,” has published numerous papers including Decoding Crimea, a 2020 breakthrough analysis of Vladimir Putin’s influence strategy, and has been a featured analyst on Plays for the Presidency, a weekly radio series on the non-partisan Sirius XM satellite channel P.O.T.U.S. 124.

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