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Countering Russian disinformation the Baltic nations’ way


This is an excellent article using an example from the Baltics and proposing it as a possibility in the US.  One term is used with which most Americans may not be familiar.  Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation that seeks to sow seeds of doubt in a targeted individual or in members of a… Continue reading Countering Russian disinformation the Baltic nations’ way

Latvia · NATO · NATO StratCom COE · Russia · Strategic Communications

Latvia’s fortress think tank


NATO’s strategic communication center isn’t a spy station. Some Latvians wouldn’t mind if it was. By GORDON F. SANDER 3/16/17, 4:00 AM CET Updated 3/16/17, 8:40 AM CET RIGA, Latvia — For a think tank, StratCom, NATO’s Strategic Communications Center of Excellence, with its piked gate and guardhouse, looks more like a fortress. During the Soviet… Continue reading Latvia’s fortress think tank

Hybrid Warfare · Information operations · NATO StratCom COE

Hybrid Warfare on the Rise: A New Dominant Military Strategy?


Article by Deputy Director Aivar Jaeski “Hybrid Warfare on the Rise: A New Dominant Military Strategy?” Date:  24th November 2015 This article was adapted from Aivar Jaeski’s presentation for Baltic Russia Youth forum panel called “Hybrid Warfare on the Rise: A New Dominant Military Strategy?” that took place in Tallinn, 16.-19.October. ****** I must say… Continue reading Hybrid Warfare on the Rise: A New Dominant Military Strategy?