Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

A huge new Russian propaganda effort is attacking much more than Facebook


The ongoing disinformation campaign spread rumours and falsehoods, including about a remainer plot to assassinate Boris Johnson across 30 online networks. But it has totally failed By GIAN VOLPICELLI and WILL BEDINGFIELD Sunday 23 June 2019 Researchers have uncovered a network of likely Russia-based fake profiles promoting disinformation on online forums and social platforms as… Continue reading A huge new Russian propaganda effort is attacking much more than Facebook

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (209)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russia update – sanctions in Congress, RD-180s, Kuriles, PACE, and Russia’s descent. Muscovy is clearly destabilizing. Russia blames Georgia for the mayhem it caused in Tbilisi. Turkey update – S-400s and today’s Istanbul re-vote. MH17 and NATO updates. In Kyiv, Chargé d’Affaires Taylor talks military aid, State… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (209)

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Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (88)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russia is showing signs of destabilisation as the Krymnash fervour dissipates, massive anti-Russian protests in Georgia, Kazakhstan also not happy; Mayhem in Syria continues, as Russian led effort against Idlib continues; updates on Israel, Iraq, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia; Xi travels to the DPRK, Russia meddles in… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (88)

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Iran Escalation (21)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Iran’s pompous attitude is disgusting and will harm them, eventually. In my opinion, the US has been more than patient with Iran.  Calling off an airstrike on Iran is yet another indicator of such.  It certainly was not a result of Iran’s words, capabilities, or actions. The Karim Sadjadpour… Continue reading Iran Escalation (21)

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With Trump’s approval, Pentagon launched cyber strikes against Iran


Ellen Nakashima is a first class reporter, she researches, networks, and has developed a world class network of sources.  I worked extensively with Ellen in the past, she has proven herself absolutely trustworthy. She will not publish unless she verifies and/or corroborates.  If Ellen writes it, I believe it.  </end editorial> Ellen Nakashima President Trump… Continue reading With Trump’s approval, Pentagon launched cyber strikes against Iran

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Iran Escalation (20) – Counter-Strike Abort Fallout


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. I have noticed that the vast majority of people speaking out against President Trump’s decision to stop the attack(s) on Iran are politically opposed to him, so I take the criticism with many grains of salt. Civilians just cannot understand proportionality and many in the press choose to take… Continue reading Iran Escalation (20) – Counter-Strike Abort Fallout

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (208)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Congress on the Arctic. Russia harasses Japan again. DEFMIN Shoigu promising new laser DEWs. More puffery from Erdogan. Russia’s environmental woes get worse. Stepanov in Russia attempts to get Russian legal system to declare the USSR a criminal state, which would have immense impact. The Vozhd conducts… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (208)