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The Upcoming Novichok GRU Officers Russian Extravaganza


I swear, either Tom Rogan, the author of this article, read the editorial I wrote yesterday, here: Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (143), or we think alike.   My prediction is that this exact scenario will be presented to the world in excruciating detail, after a few days.  Expect details beyond… Continue reading The Upcoming Novichok GRU Officers Russian Extravaganza

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Event: Putin’s Propaganda—Pushing Back Against Kremlin-Run Television


Webcast available Register Please join the Atlantic Council for an event entitled Putin’s Propaganda: Pushing Back Against Kremlin-Run Television, on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Atlantic Council headquarters (1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor, West Tower Elevators, Washington, DC 20005). Putin’s regime has been accused of using politically motivated assassinations as a tool to silence… Continue reading Event: Putin’s Propaganda—Pushing Back Against Kremlin-Run Television

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The Dark Side of War Propaganda


It’s interesting that the term “war propaganda” is used, as if to differentiate from ‘propaganda during peace’.   Surprisingly, there is no reference to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s exhibit on propaganda, which became a traveling show a few years ago.  </end editorial> How is hawkish fanaticism whipped up at home? One exhibition offers insight. By BRADLEY… Continue reading The Dark Side of War Propaganda

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New Russian Fake News Site Pops Up: The NY Evening


The 2018 US midterm election is hereby in session.  More Russian fake news sites are popping up. The quote is fake, it is old (2017 allegations), and let’s take a look at the source. The NY Evening @TheNYevening Bio: Truth, Justice and Wisdom  New York, NY nyeveningnews.com Joined November 2016 The first line, “Truth, Justice and… Continue reading New Russian Fake News Site Pops Up: The NY Evening

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On “Our democracy is more important than Facebook’s profits”


I just read a moving article.  It was heartfelt, emotionally evocative, and for someone not conversant in Russian Information Warfare, convincing.  I was sent the entire article by a close friend.   This is my review of “Our democracy is more important than Facebook’s profits“.   While the article contains quite a few very good points, to… Continue reading On “Our democracy is more important than Facebook’s profits”

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InfowarCon 2018: CALL FOR PAPERS


Guys and Gals of the information warfare community, information operations world, strategic communications, public diplomacy, cybersecurity, cyberwarfare, electronic warfare, etc – InfowarCon is THE event that you should attend.   I’ve been to quite a few of these through the years. Founded by Winn Schwartau back when the concept of information warfare was just gaining traction… Continue reading InfowarCon 2018: CALL FOR PAPERS

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How Twitter Bots and Trump Fans Made #ReleaseTheMemo Go Viral


This article is the new standard by which other articles on information warfare will be judged.  This article is being cited, already, as the ” detailed analysis of the computational propaganda campaign” on #ReleaseTheMemo.  It would be good to read this entire article and consider modeling future analysis in a similar fashion.  Kudos to Molly McKew. </end editorial>… Continue reading How Twitter Bots and Trump Fans Made #ReleaseTheMemo Go Viral