Information operations · Russia · United States

“What we’ve got here is failure to communicate”


*argh*  The phrase “What we’ve got here is failure to communicate” is a quotation from the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke, spoken in the movie first by Strother Martin (as the Captain, a prison warden) and later, abridged, by Paul Newman (as Luke, a stubborn prisoner). – Wikipedia Dr. Ken Geers is a friend of… Continue reading “What we’ve got here is failure to communicate”

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · United States

Russian Interest In US Information Operations from 1 – 20 February 2017


A few months ago I began noticing Russian sites posting copies of mostly US publications on Information Operations, some Electronic Warfare, but very, very few about cyberwar. I noticed a few trends. All the domains are used once The spellings of the domains are seemingly random Many of the books are copyrighted and blatantly stolen… Continue reading Russian Interest In US Information Operations from 1 – 20 February 2017

Information Warfare · Russia · United States

The Russian element behind California’s separatism movement


2017/02/17 Article by: Kseniya Kirillova On 13 February in a Los Angeles suburb, a completely abnormal press conference was held, dedicated to the preparation of a referendum… on the separation of California from the rest of the United States. Regardless of the absurdity of the initiative, its organizers apparently seriously expect success. They explain that… Continue reading The Russian element behind California’s separatism movement

#RussiaFail · #RussiaLies · Russia · Ukraine · United States

Russia Refuses To Acknowledge It Stole Crimea


By refusing to recognize it illegally annexed Crimea from Ukraine, Russia stands, alone, against the world. This is in response to a Tweet by President Trump, of the United States. Russia, again like an immature playground bully, refused to acknowledge it stole Crimea from Ukraine. Russia has assumed a belligerent status – against the world. As… Continue reading Russia Refuses To Acknowledge It Stole Crimea

Russia · Ukraine · United States

John McCain on Twitter: “Yes, he was too soft – let’s take a different course together: give defensive lethal assistance to #Ukraine & keep sanctions on #Russia


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Finally something Sen McCain and POTUS can actually agree upon – I never thought I would see the day. Existential threats must come first, period. John McCain on Twitter: “Yes, he was too soft – let’s take a different course together: give defensive lethal assistance to #Ukraine… Continue reading John McCain on Twitter: “Yes, he was too soft – let’s take a different course together: give defensive lethal assistance to #Ukraine & keep sanctions on #Russia

Information Warfare · Russia · United States

Trump expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine: White House


Lo and behold, Trump has thrown a curveball into the very basis for much of the distrust of Trump and has offered forth a fairly reasonable position.  What is shocking, however, is the unemotional response from the Russians.  Trump expects to return Crimea to Ukraine (Translated from Russian) Trump Expects Russia to ‘Return Crimea’ to Ukraine… Continue reading Trump expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine: White House

Information Warfare · Russia · United States

Counter-Russian Information Warfare Strategy Needed


 Please note when an Adjunct Senior Fellow for Cybersecurity, writing for the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses cybersecurity in terms of Information Warfare, cyber quickly becomes an enabler and information is the weapon or tool. The entire discussion takes place within the information environment. The author does not offer alternatives or solutions.  The Handbook of Russian… Continue reading Counter-Russian Information Warfare Strategy Needed