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Opinion: US-Russian cyber war just getting started


The US has figured out correctly that Russia’s president only respects force. But after the revelations of US cyber attacks against Russian targets Vladimir Putin will retaliate, says DW’s Konstantin Eggert. According to The Washington Post, the recently established US Army Cyber Command completely blocked internet services to the Internet Research Agency in Saint Petersburg — better… Continue reading Opinion: US-Russian cyber war just getting started

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Trump makes it official: US is leaving key nuclear treaty


By: Aaron Mehta , Associated Press , and Joe Gould WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will begin the process of leaving a key nuclear arms control treaty with Russia on Saturday, setting the potential for a new ground-based cruise missile arms race in Europe. However, administration officials said it will be some time before the Pentagon is able to produce and deploy any new system… Continue reading Trump makes it official: US is leaving key nuclear treaty

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Russia Deliberately Provokes US And Canada


 Entering or flying close to another country’s airspace elicits a response from the county or, in this case, countries infringed upon. Russia deliberately flew into both US and Canadian airspace with Tu-6- Black Jack, nuclear-capable, supersonic bomber. This is an absolutely deliberate provocation. </end editorial> Russian bombers buzz North American coastline By Lucas Tomlinson | Fox News… Continue reading Russia Deliberately Provokes US And Canada

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · United States · Venezuela

Why Venezuela, Russia, And The US Are Having A War Of Words


On 20 May 2018, Venezuela held a much delayed Presidential election. Much of the countries of the world and international organization rejected the election for gross irregularities. The point of contention is the U.S. recognition of opposition leader Juan Guaidó, the Venezuelan National Assembly Speaker, as president over Nicolás Maduro, which is being labeled by… Continue reading Why Venezuela, Russia, And The US Are Having A War Of Words

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Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (60)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russia’s internal meltdown is simply remarkable, what is amazing is that it still exhibits the cohesion it does. MidEast developments continue along a predictable track. Many interesting reports on the DPRK and PRC. Europe is in political turmoil along multiple tracks. AUS opens the door to Chinese… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (60)

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Mattis: Actions in Ukraine Show Russia’s Word Cannot Be Trusted


WASHINGTON — Russia’s seizure of three Ukrainian ships in the Sea of Azov in contradiction to signed treaties and the Law of the Sea show that Russia cannot be counted on to keep its word, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said at the Pentagon today. The secretary spoke to reporters while awaiting the arrival of… Continue reading Mattis: Actions in Ukraine Show Russia’s Word Cannot Be Trusted

CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · United States · USAGM

What Of This “Worldwide Network”? It’s Called The Vastly Underfunded USAGM


If you follow the news, you might have seen a reference to two Tweets by US President Donald Trump about a “Worldwide Network”. I have read a whole stack of interpretations, mostly damning, by the media. The worst version, by far, is that President Trump wants to establish his own version of RT. At no… Continue reading What Of This “Worldwide Network”? It’s Called The Vastly Underfunded USAGM