Information operations

The FBI was informed about Russian Information Warfare and chose to do nothing


Apologies for not publishing the blog for the past two months.  I’ve been occupied elsewhere. I read an article today which angered me. FBI should have done more to fight 2016 Russian disinformation, Senate Committee suggests I am madder than hell at the FBI and I refuse to stay quiet any longer. In meetings with… Continue reading The FBI was informed about Russian Information Warfare and chose to do nothing

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

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)

China · Information operations · Information Warfare

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)

Information operations

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