Jonathan Brunson

Jonathan Brunson

Information Operations Analyst

Jonathan Brunson is one of CIRA’s senior Russia analysts. He specializes in political, information, and history warfare. He worked in U.S. Embassy Kyiv’s Political Section and as International Crisis Group’s Ukraine and Eastern Europe senior analyst. Jerusalem Post, New Eastern Europe, Voice of America, RFE/RL, War on the Rocks, Slate, Newsweek, CNN, Daily Beast, and Yahoo News have interviewed and published Jonathan on Russian hybrid war and the Ukrainian far right. In 2018, he delivered a cutting-edge EU training on “Mainstreaming Ukraine’s Far Right.” Jonathan can read Ukrainian and Belarusian – he tries to speak Russian, German, and Spanish.

Areas of Expertise
  • Political warfare
  • Information operations