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Russia Desperately Blames The UK


Here is a Russian language propaganda source clearly intended to sow division between the UK and the US.  Fail. Here Dmitry Kiselyev, the Russian propaganda chief, shifts blame to the UK for compiling the dossier on Trump. A Russian senior Foreign Ministry official published this link on his Facebook page. This is hilarious to me!… Continue reading Russia Desperately Blames The UK

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Baghdad – Ten Years Ago: 14 JAN 07


WEEK 9 – 14 Jan 07:  President Bush announces the Surge. Iraqi political cartoons depict a behemoth labeled ‘The Coalition’ entering the ring to smash the terrorists.  The Iraqis often depict the terrorists as wearing black pointy hooded masks while the behemoth has  physical similarities to the Multi National Corps Commander, then Lieutenant General Ray… Continue reading Baghdad – Ten Years Ago: 14 JAN 07

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US should investigate ALL foreign subversion of our democracy


Published on January 12, 2017 J Michael Waller Editorial Board Member at NATO Defence Strategic Communications Journal President-elect Trump should up the ante on calls to investigate allegations of Russian subversion of the 2016 elections, and instruct the intelligence community to produce annual NIEs on all foreign subversion of American policies and institutions. He should… Continue reading US should investigate ALL foreign subversion of our democracy

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If Russia Today is Moscow’s propaganda arm, it’s not very good at its job


By Amanda Erickson January 12 at 5:38 PM When Russia Today’s top editor read the newly released report from the director of national intelligence on Russia’s hack of the U.S. election, she had just one thought: “You’re kidding, right?” Они же шутят, да? — Маргарита Симоньян (@M_Simonyan) January 6, 2017 The Kremlin-funded news outlet plays a starring… Continue reading If Russia Today is Moscow’s propaganda arm, it’s not very good at its job

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Three thousand fake tanks


I noticed GlobalResearch is at the center of spreading this fake information. </end editorial> How a network of conspiracy sites spread a fake story about US reinforcements in Europe On January 4, a little-known news site based in Donetsk, Ukraine published an article claiming that the United States was sending 3,600 tanks to Europe as part… Continue reading Three thousand fake tanks

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Do You Know Which News Media to Trust? The American Press Institute Teams up With Newsela to Promote News Literacy


What I am reblogging here appears to represent exactly what I’ve been preaching since forever, most pointedly since Russia ramped up their Information Warfare efforts in late 2013, hitting a peak during late 2014. GREAT recommendations, this builds confidence in what one reads. </end editorial> OCTOBER 3, 2016 Unreliable. Inaccurate. Biased. During election season, many… Continue reading Do You Know Which News Media to Trust? The American Press Institute Teams up With Newsela to Promote News Literacy

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Europe erects defenses to counter Russia’s information war


Thu Jan 12, 2017 | 6:49pm By Andrea Shalal | BERLIN Nations in Europe, where Germany and France this year hold elections, are erecting defenses to counter possible Russian cyber attacks and disinformation to sway Western politics, but intelligence experts say this might be too little and too late. The issue of Russian “influence operations”… Continue reading Europe erects defenses to counter Russia’s information war