Information operations · Iran · Russia

State Department: Russia, Iran ‘hedging their bets’ to back Taliban


Russia and Iran appear to be either disingenuous in their fight against the Taliban, or just are just plain lying, and should be considered rogue states sponsoring terrorism. </end editorial> by Joel Gehrke June 20, 2018 12:12 PM Russia and Iran are “hedg[ing] their bets” by backing the Taliban against other terrorists at the expense of… Continue reading State Department: Russia, Iran ‘hedging their bets’ to back Taliban

Egypt · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

The Kremlin’s Campaign in Egypt


Russia appears to be working behind the scenes to displace US and Western influence, around the world.  Russia cannot compete economically but will offer assistance with security, food, and energy.  </end editorial> Wednesday, June 20, 2018 By Nataliya Bugayova with Jack Ulses Key Takeaway: The Kremlin has successfully expanded its influence in Egypt – a historic… Continue reading The Kremlin’s Campaign in Egypt

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Putin Reentering Korea Conflict in Big Way


Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 15 Issue: 94 By: Paul Goble June 19, 2018 05:34 PM Some, especially in the West, have argued that United States President Donald Trump has effectively sidelined Russia from the rapidly evolving Korean situation by his rapprochement with North Korea’s dictator, Kim Jong-un, at the recent summit in Singapore. But such… Continue reading Putin Reentering Korea Conflict in Big Way

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Militarised disinformation: When Highway Renovation becomes a Western attack “to the East” – Disinformation Review


Share Tweet Forward 21 June 2018 *TRENDS OF THE WEEK* Militarised Disinformation: When Highway Renovation becomes a Western attack “to the East” This week, the pro-Kremlin disinformation campaign zoomed into Europe. Its magnifying glass focused on highway D1 in the Czech Republic, connecting Prague and Brno, the two biggest Czech cities. Through the lens of… Continue reading Militarised disinformation: When Highway Renovation becomes a Western attack “to the East” – Disinformation Review

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

US Senators To Visit Russia At End Of June 2018


Do our US Senators support Russia?   At the end of the month, US Senators plan to visit Russia. American senators to visit Russia at end of month: report During Russia’s World Cup (Jun 14, 2018 – Jul 15, 2018) when there are global protests against The Russian FIFA World Cup of 2018 and calls not to attend. … Continue reading US Senators To Visit Russia At End Of June 2018

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Weak Response To Russian Meddling Emboldened Moscow, Official Says


A weak and feckless response by President Obama enabled Russia to not only illegally occupy Crimea with nary a repercussion but enabled Russia to invade Donbas and keep a long-term simmering war in Ukraine as a festering, non-healing wound.  The 44th President enabled Russia to act loudly, brashly, and boldly, with most actions being illegal,… Continue reading Weak Response To Russian Meddling Emboldened Moscow, Official Says