Tag Archives: Disinformation

Fake News & History in the Post-Truth Era — From the Korean War To The Havana Syndrome

“Falsehood flies, and truth comes limping after it, so that when men come to be undeceived, it is too late; the jest is over, and the tale hath had its effect: like a man, who hath thought of a good … Continue reading

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Fake News & Disinformation — Ukraine Condemned for Faking Arkady Babchenko’s Murder

“Reporters Without Borders expresses its sharp indignation on learning of the Ukrainian secret service’s manipulation carried out as part of an information war. It is always very dangerous for states to play with facts and especially on the backs of … Continue reading

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Fake News & Disinformation — Murdered Kremlin Critic Feeling Good

“I can understand perfectly how the report of my illness got about, I have even heard on good authority that I was dead. James Ross Clemens, a cousin of mine, was seriously ill two or three weeks ago in London, … Continue reading

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On This Day — Happy Birthday to Ian Fleming (May 28 1908 – August 12 1964)

“Fleming found he had a love for espionage, and combined with his support for all things British, provided purpose to his life. But after WWII ended, he found himself at loose ends, and took a job with a newspaper. He … Continue reading

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Disinformation — Who Coined That Word Anyway?

“The mood of national suspicion prevalent during the last decade … is well illustrated by General Krivitsky’s account of the German ‘Disinformation Service,’ engaged in manufacturing fake military plans for the express purpose of having them stolen by foreign governments.” … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — The Washington Post rewrites History

“President Ronald Reagan didn’t seek congressional approval when he bombed Libya in retaliation for a bombing of a Pan Am flight over Lockerbie, Scotland.” Amber Phillips — Washington Post (April 7 2017) “The result is post-truth discourse. In our new … Continue reading

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Suspicious Aviation Tragedies: Korean Airliner Flight 007

“Governments lie. They do it all the time. And, much as we’d like to believe otherwise, the US government is no exception. There were times when we may have believed otherwise. But after Vietnam and Watergate, we know better.” US … Continue reading

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When the Washington Post rewrites History

“President Ronald Reagan didn’t seek congressional approval when he bombed Libya in retaliation for a bombing of a Pan Am flight over Lockerbie, Scotland.” Amber Phillips — Washington Post In a piece published by the Washington Post on April 7 … Continue reading

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German Intel Agencies first accuse Russia, then investigate and now report: ‘No evidence of Russian disinformation campaign’.

We have found no smoking gun. We would have liked to draw the yellow card.” German Security expert German Intelligence Agencies have conducted a year-long investigation searching for clear evidence of Russia’s political interference in Germany. They found no conclusive evidence. Follow us … Continue reading

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Russia Hacking : The Facts about Obama’s Warning Message to Putin

“International law, including the law for armed conflict, applies to actions in cyberspace. We will hold Russia to those standards.” US Message to Moscow over the Red Phone on October 31 2016 On October 31 2016, US president Obama sent … Continue reading

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