Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Helsinki Summit Media (4)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. I notice a distinct and disturbing trend in much of the mainstream media in the US to actively denigrate and demean President Trump, without an attempt to objectively examine the issues. It is emotional, it is biased, it is unprofessional.  Russia is taking full advantage of their control of… Continue reading Helsinki Summit Media (4)

Information operations · Information Warfare

Ever heard of ‘deep fake’ technology? The phony audio and video tech could be used to blackmail US troops


By: Kyle Rempfer     On June 7, during a training exercise in the Baltics, four U.S. Army Stryker vehicles driving along a road between Kaunas and Prienai, Lithuania, collided when the lead vehicle braked too hard for a obstacle on the roadway. Not long after the incident, a blog post made to look like a popular Lithuanian news outlet claimed… Continue reading Ever heard of ‘deep fake’ technology? The phony audio and video tech could be used to blackmail US troops

Hackers · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Investigative Report: On The Trail Of The 12 Indicted Russian Intelligence Officers


An exceptional open-source investigation of the 12 Russian indicted by the US one week ago.  </end editorial> July 19, 2018 16:08 GMT RFE/RL’s Russian Service A U.S. grand jury charged 12 Russian citizens on July 13 with interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election by organizing cyberattacks on the computers of Democratic Party figures during the campaign.… Continue reading Investigative Report: On The Trail Of The 12 Indicted Russian Intelligence Officers

CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare

A draft code of practice on online disinformation


This should serve as a model for other efforts to counter disinformation for the “online platforms, leading social networks, advertisers and the advertising industry” in locations outside Europe.   I am quite certain the lessons learned here and the practices established can easily be applied elsewhere.  Watch this effort closely! </end editorial> European Commission > Strategy > Digital Single Market > News… Continue reading A draft code of practice on online disinformation

China · Information operations · Information Warfare

China Built an Army of Influence Agents in the U.S.


By Elizabeth Brockway, www.thedailybeast.com July 18th, 2018 In May, a classified Australian government report revealed that the Chinese Communist Party had spent the last decade attempting to influence every level of that nation’s government and politics. “Unlike Russia, which seems to be as much for a good time rather than a long time, the Chinese are strategic, patient, and… Continue reading China Built an Army of Influence Agents in the U.S.

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

John Brown’s Public Diplomacy Press and Blog Review


Flip-Flops and Foreign Policy: How American Tourist Behavior Hinders U.S. National Security The Trump-Putin Summit Made a Mockery of Public Diplomacy 3 charts explain how Russians see Trump and US Flip-Flops and Foreign Policy: How American Tourist Behavior Hinders U.S. National Security Posted: 19 Jul 2018 02:25 PM PDT Elise Carlson-Rainer, moderndiplomacy.eu uncaptioned image from article Dear… Continue reading John Brown’s Public Diplomacy Press and Blog Review

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia Continues To Sow Discord In U.S., FBI Director Says


This appears to be the second administration official deviating from President Trump’s statement from Monday.  President Trump is backtracking that statement but it is not being well received. I cannot trust the mainstream media, however, their bias is too deep. It is getting more difficult to read between the lines to discern the real truth.… Continue reading Russia Continues To Sow Discord In U.S., FBI Director Says