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Ecosystem or Echo-System? Exploring Content Sharing across Alternative Media Domains


Ecosystem or Echo-System? Exploring Content Sharing across Alternative Media Domains Kate Starbird, Ahmer Arif, Tom Wilson, Katherine Van Koevering, Katya Yefimova & Daniel Scarnecchia Abstract This research examines the competing narratives about the role and function of Syria Civil Defence, a volunteer humanitarian organization popularly known as the White Helmets, working in war-torn Syria. Using… Continue reading Ecosystem or Echo-System? Exploring Content Sharing across Alternative Media Domains

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Russian Jamming Poses a Growing Threat to U.S. Troops in Syria – Foreign Policy


But this type of warfare also gives the United States a chance to learn about the latest Russian technology. Lara Seligman July 30, 2018, 10:30 AM American troops deployed in Syria are increasingly having to defend themselves against Russian jamming devices—electronic attacks with potentially lethal consequences, according to U.S. military officials and analysts. Officers who have… Continue reading Russian Jamming Poses a Growing Threat to U.S. Troops in Syria – Foreign Policy

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Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (115)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russia gets a major dose of “Helsinki blowback”, while its propagandists play the Salisbury game over the murder of the three journalists investigating Wagner PMC mercs in Africa. Russia fantasizes about WIGs. After freezing the Armata, Russia brags about how many tanks it has. In Salisbury, police… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (115)

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Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (111)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russians playing more creatively in the Salisbury/Amesbury propaganda campaign.  Kirillova profiles Russia’s assassination targets. Pastukhov spells out the Vozhd’s mindset, while Illiaronov elaborates on regime characteristics vs. the West. Ikhlov maps equivalency to the European Fascist movements of the 1930s. Update on Salisbury/Amesbury. Iran threats continue, including… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (111)

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Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (107)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russian alternate reality continues. More ICBM and ABM rattling. Chinese combat aircraft arrive in Russia for exercises. Excellent legacy recording of Bezmennov interview – a good snapshot of the persistent Soviet mindset. Multiple updates on Salisbury/Amesbury. Most interesting report by the Mail summarising how the covert op… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (107)

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Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (106)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Updates on multiple threads. In the UK more is emerging slowly on the covert op and players involved, now being credited to the GRU. UK Detectives Allege Russian Military Intel Staged Skripals’ Poisoning – Reports – Sputnik International On March 4, former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (106)

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Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (103)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting </end editorial> While the media are largely mesmerized by Helsinki (some reports of interest below), there have been important developments on multiple fronts – despite Muscovian mendacity persisting. The indictments have sent many Muscovian players a little apoplectic. Reports from Amesbury/Salisbury are that Police collected 400 items, some of… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (103)