Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Venezuela

Venezuela Meltdown Update (31)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting/ </end editorial> Russia, Cuba, Iran and China appear to be playing an escalation game, which is probably not the smartest play here. Iran proposing deployment of IRGC to Venezuela is not going to play well in the Western hemisphere. NB CNN report on Venezuelan involvement in cocaine trade. Russia… Continue reading Venezuela Meltdown Update (31)

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Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (78)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russia’s internal meltdown continues. Chaos in Belarus. Genuine turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa – Algieria, Libya, Egypt, Syria, Yemen and Iran. IRGC now deemed, as it should have been 40 years ago, a terrorist organisation. Netanyahu wins another term. Erdogan’s AKP crashes and burns… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (78)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Venezuela

Venezuela Meltdown Update (30)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Both sides appear to be at a standstill. What hands are left to play, who will blink first, and what will be the ultimate cost?  It is not a right versus the wrong scenario, both sides believe they are correct (upon shallow inspection).  Short of military actions, sanctions and… Continue reading Venezuela Meltdown Update (30)

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Venezuela Meltdown Update (29)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> It appears the regime is digging in and Muscovy digging in with it – this is survival for the Caracas kleptocracy, and for Muscovy, an opportunity to feed the domestic propaganda regime with a narrative of the US toppling regimes it does not like. Muscovy is playing… Continue reading Venezuela Meltdown Update (29)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Venezuela

Venezuela Meltdown Update (28)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Whether Muscovy is intending to replay Syria again, or trying to cheaply “stick a finger in Washington’s eye”, many in the US media and analytical community are reading it as the former. Either way, it is an opportunity to test the US and prove US weakness, if Russia… Continue reading Venezuela Meltdown Update (28)

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Trump tells Russia to get its troops out of Venezuela


Steve Holland, Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Russia to pull its troops from Venezuela and said that “all options” were open to make that happen. The arrival of two Russian air force planes outside Caracas on Saturday believed to be carrying nearly 100 Russian special forces and cybersecurity… Continue reading Trump tells Russia to get its troops out of Venezuela