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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (259)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. >/end editorial> Two interesting analyses on the dubious alliance of convenience between Muscovy and Beijing – how long it persists remains to be seen. Much on the Greenland proposal – both rational analysis and some very emotional criticism. A major update on the “Flying Chernobyl” FUBAR. Excellent analysis by… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (259)

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China Digest (10)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. >/end editorial> Protests continue. CCP propaganda campaign ramps up. Miscellaneous reports on damage effects, and blowback. Protests in AUS turn ugly when CCP proxies turn on pro-HK Chinese. Good analyses by Ying Ma and Kilgour. Support for the regime appears increasingly to be alike to the support of the… Continue reading China Digest (10)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (96)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Short update on Russia’s domestic woes, and divisions; Turkmenistan, Belarus; Iran – tanker release by Gibraltar, reports Russia gains naval basing rights in Gulf, Israel, Syria, Kashmir updates; DPRK, RoK, China, Japan, SWPA updates; UK-US and Brexit updates, Germany, miscellaneous Europe reports,  Russia signs naval basing deal… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (96)

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (258)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Su-57E export drive gathering momentum. VKS PacRim provocations. V-MF devolution.   Should the US buy Greenland from Denmark? There is a case for placement of BMD assets and runways, whether it justifies the cost versus leasing would require considerable analysis. Update on the “Flying Chernobyl” FUBAR. Some… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (258)

Information operations · Information Warfare

France wants to arm satellites with guns and lasers by 2030


Why is this article highlighted by an IO/IW blog?  Because it is all about the information. Presenting it, damaging it, denying it, and in this case, protecting it.   Satellites and their links were usually assumed away, because they’re 22,000+ miles up in space. Now we are realizing satellites are vulnerable and France is moving… Continue reading France wants to arm satellites with guns and lasers by 2030

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DARPA Is Taking On the Deepfake Problem


By Jack Corrigan, Staff Correspondent AUGUST 6, 2019 The agency wants to teach computers to detect errors in manipulated media using logic and common sense. The Defense Department is looking to build tools that can quickly detect deepfakes and other manipulated media amid the growing threat of “large-scale, automated disinformation attacks.” The Defense Advanced Research… Continue reading DARPA Is Taking On the Deepfake Problem