Berto Jongman: Russia Winning the Information War

Winning the Information War As revisionist, autocratic states like Russia sharpen their use—and abuse—of disinformation, liberal democracies are failing to keep pace. The Kremlin’s use of information as a weapon is not new, but its sophistication and intensity are increasing. Belatedly, the West has begun to realize that disinformation poses a serious threat to the …

Globalization & Anti-Globalization: Information War

Listening to the Foes of Globalization Laurence Brahm South China Morning Post, 11/22/2005 EXTRACT:  Ironically, those in the so –called anti- globalization movement are all for the globalization of information. Mobile phone and the Internet are most critical tools, forming an underground media that people globally must now turn to in order to understand what …

Reference: Chinese Information Warfare

Phi Beta Iota: Read the report and draw your own conclusions.  On balance we give it a C+ [this is actually a complement]  in part because it cost too much to get to this point, neglects all Chinese and other language sources, neglects or is unaware of the non-military capabilites, and is completely lacking in …