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Master of American Propaganda


How George Creel sold the Great War to America, and America to the world. By Nicholas J. Cull Mar 21 2017 Committee on Public Information poster from 1917 promoting the United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation. W. D. Stevens/Library of Congress. In 1917, on the brink of the U.S. entry into the Great War, a… Continue reading Master of American Propaganda

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Statement During House Hearing on Russian Active Measures


While I applaud the purpose of these hearings, it is clearly apparent, from this statement, that Representative Schiff does not understand Russian Active Measures, does not understand the breadth and depth of the Russian Information Warfare program, not does he understand the full impact to the United States and the Western world.  The committee staffer… Continue reading Statement During House Hearing on Russian Active Measures

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / New Administration Media Ad Hoc – 27 March 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Prof Goble’s analysis is as always exactly on target. Pastukhov essay on internal changes in Russia over the last three years is the best to date, but Pastukhov assumes the regime can maintain its internal cohesion long term, the evidence suggests this may not be the case.… Continue reading Russia / New Administration Media Ad Hoc – 27 March 2017

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Baghdad Ten Years Ago – 25 Mar 07:


WEEK 19: Al Qaeda terrorists try to block the political process by interfering with voting and attempting assassinations against non-supportive Sunni politicians. Burnt Waffles “It is time for those who want to steal the smiles from the Iraqi people and turn its women into mourners to be silenced,” – Salam al Zuba’i, Deputy Prime Minister… Continue reading Baghdad Ten Years Ago – 25 Mar 07:

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia Media Ad Hoc – 22 March 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Another day of saturation Russia coverage in the MSM. Major snap amphibious and land assault exercise launched in Crimea. Former Crimean Communist MP Hrach dumps on the Russians, implicating Patrushev et al in setting up for the Crimea invasion immediately after the Orange Revolution in 2004, validating… Continue reading Russia Media Ad Hoc – 22 March 2017

#RussiaLies · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia halts cross border movement on border with Ukraine’s Chernihiv region, cites “combat alert in Ukraine”


Strangely, no corresponding information of a Ukrainian ‘combat alert’.   Gee, mind games anyone?  Did somebody just read Peter and the Wolf? Perhaps an old Psychological Warfare manual?   If something is happening, I will admit I am cynical. If not, expect more ‘closings’ based on mythical ‘alerts’ </end editorial> The Russian side explains to… Continue reading Russia halts cross border movement on border with Ukraine’s Chernihiv region, cites “combat alert in Ukraine”