China · Georgia · Information operations · Information Warfare · Iran · Russia · Turkey

Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (119)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Never a dull day in the “Russian World”. Helsinki blowback continues with Administration announcing sanctions over the Salisbury attack. This is the leading Russia report today, with a tirade of invective from Muscovy, while the Rouble “plunges”, the markets “plummet” and shares “fall”. UK media report that instead… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (119)

China · Information operations · Information Warfare

China Built an Army of Influence Agents in the U.S.


By Elizabeth Brockway, www.thedailybeast.com July 18th, 2018 In May, a classified Australian government report revealed that the Chinese Communist Party had spent the last decade attempting to influence every level of that nation’s government and politics. “Unlike Russia, which seems to be as much for a good time rather than a long time, the Chinese are strategic, patient, and… Continue reading China Built an Army of Influence Agents in the U.S.

#RussiaFail · China · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

China, Russia fail to curb activists’ role at U.N. rights forum: campaigners


Stephanie Nebehay 6 July 2018 GENEVA (Reuters) – China, Russia and Pakistan lost their bid on Friday to weaken a U.N. resolution upholding the crucial rule of activists in shedding an international spotlight on human rights violations, campaigners said. The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution calling on all states to protect civil… Continue reading China, Russia fail to curb activists’ role at U.N. rights forum: campaigners

China · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

New Zealand’s new strategic defense policy statement calls out China, Russia


By: Nick Lee-Frampton WELLINGTON, New Zealand ― New Zealand’s defense minister, Ron Mark, has released the country’s Strategic Defence Policy Statement, at Victoria University, Wellington, on July 6. The report says that “‘complex transnational threats will disrupt New Zealand’s neighbourhood in ways not previously seen,“ and highlights disruptive behaviors by China and Russia. While acknowledging that China… Continue reading New Zealand’s new strategic defense policy statement calls out China, Russia

China · Electronic Warfare · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

China tests electronic warfare assets in Spratlys — report


Original source:  China is quietly conducting electronic warfare tests in the South China Sea </end editorial> By: Frances Mangosing – Reporter / @FMangosingINQ China is “quietly” testing its recently-deployed electronic warfare assets in its fortified bases in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, American television network CNBC reported. These electronic warfare assets are designed to “confuse or… Continue reading China tests electronic warfare assets in Spratlys — report

China · Germany · Information operations · Information Warfare

Chinese spies attempted to bribe members of Germany’s Bundestag for information


China tried to spy on German parliament — report Chinese spies attempted to bribe members of Germany’s Bundestag for information in the form of “analyses,” German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung reported on Friday. The newspaper suggests that Chinese agents were using fake social media profiles — already networked with several members of the German parliament — to contact German… Continue reading Chinese spies attempted to bribe members of Germany’s Bundestag for information

Australia · China · Information operations · Information Warfare

Australia Strikes Back Against Beijing’s Influence Campaign (and America Should Pay Attention)


I am curious how “Jailer” can either quantify or qualify his statement that the Russian information warfare effort against the United States was, by any standard, a little league effort. Even a cursory perusal of my almost 8,000 blogs reveals quite the opposite… I am most certain Jailer cannot quantify anything, even the best minds… Continue reading Australia Strikes Back Against Beijing’s Influence Campaign (and America Should Pay Attention)