Tag: Hybrid warfare

Russia’s hybrid warfare ‘ecosystem’ a force multiplier for undercutting democracy

     

The chief of Russia’s armed forces endorsed on Saturday the kind of tactics used by his country to intervene abroad, repeating a philosophy of so-called hybrid war that has earned… Read more »

Putin’s Dark Ecosystem: Graft, Gangsters, and Active Measures

     

Russian malign influence does not operate in a vacuum, notes a new analysis. Moscow’s efforts to meddle in elections, peddle disinformation, sow discord and confusion, and poison political discourse tend… Read more »

How the Kremlin wages hybrid warfare

     

One of the greatest challenges facing democracies is “how to deal with authoritarian states that use the West’s democratic norms and institutions against itself, attempting to take advantage of, and… Read more »

Countering Gray Zone Tactics: Russia’s hybrid threats to Western democracies

     

Britain’s MI5 spy chief accused Russia on Monday on attempting to subvert Western democracies by sowing disinformation and spreading lies, Reuters reports. “The Russian state’s now well-practised doctrine of blending… Read more »

Anatomy of hybrid warfare: how disinformation corrodes democracies

     

  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg expressed contrition for allowing third-party apps to grab the data of its users without their permission and for being “too slow to spot and respond… Read more »

West needs ‘strategic confidence’ to confront revisionist powers

     

Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, in his last public remarks as national security adviser, strongly denounced Russia for its increased aggression around the world and declared: “We have failed to impose… Read more »

Kremlin tests hybrid warfare in Ukraine & Syria. But how effective is Russian propaganda?

     

The Kremlin is using Ukraine and the Syrian war to test hybrid warfare techniques such as the co-ordination of fake news with bombs and bullets, two former generals with expertise in unconventional… Read more »

Putin 4.0: West needs asymmetric response

     

Reports that Vladimir Putin has been invited to the White House coincide with calls for Russia to be placed on the State Department’s list of state sponsors of terrorism. The… Read more »

Antidote to disinformation: critical thinking vs. ideological cynicism

     

Civic education can be a vital antidote to disinformation, observers suggest. For a new generation of young Americans, “civics class has come to them,” notes New York Times columnist Timothy… Read more »