Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (94)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Yet again, a great many reports on Russia’s domestic meltdown; Updates on former Soviet republics – Belarus and Central Asia of interest; Syria updates, Saudi / UAE weapons procurement, ISIS, Libya etc; DPRK TBM tests continue, politics and defectors; A deluge of reporting on the PRC: defence… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (94)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (93)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Again, a great many reports on Russia’s domestic mayhem – it is appearing to destabilize; Updates on former Soviet republics; Syria updates, Saudi / UAE weapons procurement; DPRK TBM tests, SSB on display, economic meltdown; Again much reporting on the PRC: defence and strategy, PLA White Paper,… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (93)

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CSIS: By Other Means—Part I: Campaigning in the Gray Zone


THIS is the most alarming part of the report, and we, the United States, are not even engaged (except against ISIS). Look and see if this isn’t the playbook for China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea, named in the report as the “Gray-Zone Challengers”. The Gray Zone Toolkit These challengers primarily use the following coercive… Continue reading CSIS: By Other Means—Part I: Campaigning in the Gray Zone

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (85)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russia update – domestic meltdown continues. Notable are increasingly violent local protests – this is not a very stable society by any measure. Other post-Soviet republics remarkably quiet, possibly as Ukraine is soaking up media attention. Syria is getting ugly again, with the regime offensive in the… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (85)

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Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (82)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Another tumultuous week. Russia’s descent into the abyss continues, as the sorry chronicle of domestic decay depicts. Post Soviet republic updates. Iran is a major topic this week, with the US deploying four Buffs and a CVBG to discourage Iran’s proxies from actioning reported directives to attack,… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (82)

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Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (81)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> The sorry tale of Russia’s descent continues, four especially interesting digests by Prof Goble, and a fascinating report on Chinese immigration to the Lake Baikal region. Has Ukraine also destabilized its friend Kazakhstan? Two most interesting reports on Iran – the reported defection of a senior IRGC… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (81)

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Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (80)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. I especially love this parody piece: Admiral Kuznetsov Converted to Submarine | Russia Without BS </end editorial> Russia’s domestic meltdown continues. Major updates on Iran, Syria, Libya, Africa and Sri Lanka. Putin-Kim fizzled summit, PLA Rocket Forces updates, PLA Navy update, PRC espionage, trade war and Huawei, Belt and… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (80)