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Russian Manipulation: the Catalonia Case

Russian Manipulation: the Catalonia Case | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it

The ‘combination’: an instrument in Russia’s information war in Catalonia

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Twice a victim: Poland destroying monuments honoring Soviet soldiers' war sacrifice

Twice a victim: Poland destroying monuments honoring Soviet soldiers' war sacrifice | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
In Poland, the destruction of monuments to the Soviet soldiers who drove the German Nazis out of the country in 1944-1945 has filled the cup of patience of Russian authorities.
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Saudis storm social media in support of Kurdistan Independence

Saudis storm social media in support of Kurdistan Independence | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
On Friday, Saudi Arabi social media users initiated the #SaudiWithKurdistan hashtag to express their support for the upcoming referendum in Kurdistan Region.
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Russia military acknowledges new branch: info warfare troops

Russia military acknowledges new branch: info warfare troops | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
MOSCOW – Along with a steady flow of new missiles, planes and tanks, Russia’s defence minister said Wednesday his nation also has built up its muscle by forming a new branch of the military — information warfare troops. Sergei Shoigu’s statement — which came amid Western allegations of Russian hacking — marked the first official …
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The Kremlin Didn’t Sink Hillary—Obama Did

The Kremlin Didn’t Sink Hillary—Obama Did | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
Democratic panic about Russian disinformation neglects to mention that it was the White House that refused to stop it.
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Intelligence community investigating covert Russian influence operations in the United States

Intelligence community investigating covert Russian influence operations in the United States | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
Agencies are probing whether the Kremlin intends to sow public distrust in the November elections through a cyber- and disinformation campaign.
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How are U.S. allies targeting ISIS on the cyber front?

“It wasn't something we got into as quickly as we should have.”

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US officials claim pro-ISIS Twitter traffic fell 45 percent in two years

US officials claim pro-ISIS Twitter traffic fell 45 percent in two years | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
Members of the Islamic State have proven themselves deft at using social media, but the Obama administration claims its attempt to push back against the propaganda is having an effect
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This Is How ISIS Uses The Internet

This Is How ISIS Uses The Internet | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
They talk on Telegram and send viruses to their enemies. BuzzFeed News’ Sheera Frenkel looks at how ISIS members and sympathizer
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How the Islamic State’s Propaganda Feeds into its Global Expansion Efforts

How the Islamic State’s Propaganda Feeds into its Global Expansion Efforts | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
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Here’s What Cyberwar Against ISIS Could Look Like

Here’s What Cyberwar Against ISIS Could Look Like | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it

Pentagon officials have publicly said, in recent weeks, that they’re hitting ISIS not only with bullets and bombs but also with cyberoffensive operations. What does it mean?

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Russian Disinformation for the Paranoid Modern Western News Consumer

Russian Disinformation for the Paranoid Modern Western News Consumer | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
     Bygone are the days of several standard bearing newspapers which brought a great deal of people their daily information. Modern traditional news agencies have multiple blogs, websites, and social
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Russia’s U.S. Propaganda Campaign Infiltrated Instagram, Too

Russia’s U.S. Propaganda Campaign Infiltrated Instagram, Too | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
After Fast Company asked Facebook to confirm potential evidence, the company admitted that at least 5% of the Russian propaganda ads it has found appeared on Instagram.
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In Search of the Virtual Caliphate: Convenient Fallacy, Dangerous Distraction

In Search of the Virtual Caliphate: Convenient Fallacy, Dangerous Distraction | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
At this crucial point in the war against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, as it hemorrhages territory across Syria and Iraq, the latest analytical fad in
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How Hezbollah Came to Dominate Information Warfare

How Hezbollah Came to Dominate Information Warfare | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
Hezbollah's information warfare portfolio includes newspapers, social media outlets, television programming, and a major internet presence. Its websites reflect the group's diverse agenda and aim to be multi-generational in their approach, offering information about social services as well as a video game to engage youth.
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Five people arrested after using children to stage fake Aleppo videos

Five people arrested after using children to stage fake Aleppo videos | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
Five people have been arrested in Egypt over fake footage they claimed was shot in the Syrian city of Aleppo. The videographer, his two assistants and the parents o
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Germany sees increase in Russian propaganda, cyber attacks

Germany sees increase in Russian propaganda, cyber attacks | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
Germany's domestic intelligence agency on Thursday said it had seen a striking increase in Russian propaganda and disinformation campaigns aimed at destabilizing German society, and targeted cyber attacks against political parties.
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"The Islamic State is a stable entity": interview with Loretta Napoleoni

"The Islamic State is a stable entity": interview with Loretta Napoleoni | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
Osservatorio Mashrek's exclusive interview on Islamic State with economist and specialist on terrorism Loretta Napoleoni
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All Signs Point to Russia Being Behind the DNC Hack

All Signs Point to Russia Being Behind the DNC Hack | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
Why the recent hack of the Democratic National Committee is a game-changer.
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Post-modernism, foreign affairs and narratives: "From Rove to Rhodes (to Ruin)..."

Post-modernism, foreign affairs and narratives: "From Rove to Rhodes (to Ruin)..." | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
Postmodern politicking didn’t start with the Obama Administration, but it has reached its apotheosis with Ben Rhodes.
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Hezbollah: Iran's Henchmen in Brazil

Hezbollah: Iran's Henchmen in Brazil | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
Tehran-trained clerics are planting deep roots in Latin America.
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U.S. Cyberattacks Target ISIS in a New Line of Combat

U.S. Cyberattacks Target ISIS in a New Line of Combat | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
The military has been told to mount computer-network attacks against the group, which has proved effective at modern communications and encryption.
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The ISIS Files: What Leaked Documents Reveal About Terror Recruits

The ISIS Files: What Leaked Documents Reveal About Terror Recruits | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
Files on more than 4,000 fighters provide a deeper understanding of who signed up for ISIS.
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