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Patriotic Propaganda In China?


Running a marathon is difficult enough, but being handed a wet flag during the final leg may have caused a Chinese racer to lose the lead.  He Yinli is being both chastised and supported, in that she was closing in on the lead runner when she was handed the Chinese national flag. She wound up… Continue reading Patriotic Propaganda In China?

Information operations · Information Warfare · Journalism

Washington Post, Newsweek, The Hill Using Russian Disinformation Techniques


Many Russian disinformation articles refer to experts or expert agencies to provide validation of a claim. Sometimes the claims are outrageous, sometimes the claims are complete fabrications, and often the claims seem almost legitimate. Until you do a modicum of digging, you know, do good old hardcore research. Apparently, this is what the Washington Post,… Continue reading Washington Post, Newsweek, The Hill Using Russian Disinformation Techniques

#RussiaFail · CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Russia

Polygraph.Info: Russian Troll Farm’s Comically Fake U.S. Military Video Incites Ridicule Online


Russian propaganda, at least from the Russian troll farm, is comical, to say the least. They believe in quantity and not quality and their latest video is just a tragic waste of time.  Thank you to Polygraph.Info for helping expose them more! Also, thank you for the laugh at their expense. #RussiaFail </end editorial> October 25,… Continue reading Polygraph.Info: Russian Troll Farm’s Comically Fake U.S. Military Video Incites Ridicule Online

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Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (48)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Tumultuous is probably the best description for this week in the media. Most interesting reports in every single category. NATO / EU / Russia Reports US F-22 fighter jets intercept Russian bombers near Alaska – CNNPolitics Two US F-22 “Raptor” fighter jets intercepted two Russian TU-95 bombers… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (48)

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Russia Losing the War of the Churches (3)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Yes, this is about victory over Russia for Ukraine and the Orthodox Church of Ukraine. What else could it be?  </end editorial> A digest of recent media on this fascinating topic. As several analysts have observed, this is effectively the death knell for the much promoted “Russkiy Mir” nonsense – the de… Continue reading Russia Losing the War of the Churches (3)

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The Upcoming Novichok GRU Officers Russian Extravaganza


I swear, either Tom Rogan, the author of this article, read the editorial I wrote yesterday, here: Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (143), or we think alike.   My prediction is that this exact scenario will be presented to the world in excruciating detail, after a few days.  Expect details beyond… Continue reading The Upcoming Novichok GRU Officers Russian Extravaganza

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On “Our democracy is more important than Facebook’s profits”


I just read a moving article.  It was heartfelt, emotionally evocative, and for someone not conversant in Russian Information Warfare, convincing.  I was sent the entire article by a close friend.   This is my review of “Our democracy is more important than Facebook’s profits“.   While the article contains quite a few very good points, to… Continue reading On “Our democracy is more important than Facebook’s profits”