Russia Is the New Russia

“Radical Islamic Terror!!!” might not have the kind of legs the Cold War did to keep the trillion-dollar-a-year war machine going: (Re-)Enter Russia. Several different propaganda memes are being used to demonize Russia from “annexing Crimea” to “hacking the election.” (Note well, however, I’m no Putinphile–he’s an eager participant in all this in my opinion-it … Read more

Gerasimov Doctrine, Russia's Cyberstrategy?

I was just reading an article in the WSJ called Behind Russia’s Cyber Strategy A 2013 article by Russian Gen. Valery Gerasimov emphasized importance of cyberwarfare but in typical propaganda fashion, the Gerasimov’s original article was not linked, so I did a little digging, and found Gerasimov’s article translated, but also found that the analyst … Read more

THE MARCH TOWARDS WAR – U.S. expels 35 Russian diplomats…History repeats itself again.

From Reuters The United States on Thursday expelled 35 Russian diplomats and closed two Russian compounds in New York and Maryland in response to a campaign of harassment by Russia against American diplomats in Moscow, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday. The U.S. official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Reuters the Russian diplomats … Read more

Propaganda Report Episode 17: Putin Power!

December 22nd, 2016 – Rules for Radicals, Total Information Control, The Allegory of the Cave, Putin’s Power, and much more on this 17th episode of the Propaganda Report. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO EPISODE 17 OF THE PROPAGANDA REPORT If you haven’t, subscribe to the Propaganda Report podcast on iTunes for weekly in-depth propaganda analysis … Read more