China · Information operations · Information Warfare · North Korea · Sweden

DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Ad Hoc Update (38)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> A very active week on both DPRK and China matters. In the briefest of summaries, the Beijing leadership is very unhappy about the fiscal impacts of the trade war, and US, UK and Japanese military movements in the South China Sea. Numerous disturbing reports on China’s domestic… Continue reading DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Ad Hoc Update (38)

China · Information operations · Sweden · Trolls

How China’s army of online trolls turned on Sweden


It looks like China’s ‘unofficial’ troll army is responding to the racist SVT YouTube video.   A tour through China’s Troll Army’s Facebook page, 帝吧大军根据地, reveals quite a bit.  On the SVT ‘humor’ page, they made fun of Chinese defecating in public.  On the Emperor bar army base Facebook page, members posted all kinds of pictures showing exactly that. … Continue reading How China’s army of online trolls turned on Sweden

China · Information operations · Sweden

China And Sweden At Odds Over SVT ‘Humor’


Sweden and China are having words over a Swedish humor channel’s racist videos. It does not look likely this little scandal will escalate but it also does not look likely that it will go away. Here is one of the insulting videos that China is protesting. I watched the whole thing. Racist, yes. Funny, heck… Continue reading China And Sweden At Odds Over SVT ‘Humor’

CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Sweden

Russian Strategy In Sweden


Last week’s events concerning the pro-Kremlin disinformation campaign Can’t see images?http://preview.mlsend.com/k3j5e9 Dear colleagues, we have talked to our trusted contacts in Swedish security institutions and here are the main takeaways about Russian strategy in Sweden: The Russian strategy seems to be clear. Moscow probably realized that going in with direct aggressive activities would backfire due… Continue reading Russian Strategy In Sweden

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (32)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> A very busy week, not just in the DPRK, but also in Russia and Ukraine. NATO / EU / Russia Reports Bannon: ‘If Europe Is So Worried About Russia, Pay Up’ Steve Bannon, a former senior adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, told an audience in Prague… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (32)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Sweden

Sweden: Defending Against Russia


The total defence concept and the development of civil defence 2021-2025 http://www.government.se/4afeb9/globalassets/government/dokument/forsvarsdepartementet/resilience—report-summary—20171220ny.pdf The Swedish Defence Commission secretariat – inofficial summary Resilience The total defence concept and the development of civil defence 2021-2025 In this report the Swedish Defence Commission presents a number of proposals regarding the Swedish total defence concept and the future development of… Continue reading Sweden: Defending Against Russia

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Sweden

Putin Threatens Sweden


Putin is threatening Sweden if they decide to join NATO. PUTIN VOWS MILITARY RESPONSE TO ‘ELIMINATE NATO THREAT’ IF SWEDEN JOINS U.S.-LED ALLIANCE Sweden bolsters army in warning to Putin Putin Will ‘Eliminate’ the NATO Threat If Sweden Joins Sweden in Nato would be ‘threat to Russia’: Putin Russia warns Sweden it will face military… Continue reading Putin Threatens Sweden