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Turns out the alt right not only has rapidly increased the sophistication and scope of its attacks, but it actually does have links with the Russians. This report by the Atlantic Council’s...

The company providing key voting systems for North Carolina was targeted by Russian cyberattacks, according to NPR. Those systems went haywire on election day in locations that were overwhelmingly...

Identity narratives sit at the center of war narratives that legitimate war policy -- policy that seeks to achieve political objectives through the use of military force. War narratives cannot be...

Although most of the information in this RAND Perspective is not new, this is a good and relatively short piece that highlights attributes of Russia’s disinformation campaigns. Most notable is the...

The weaponized narrative is about how traditional stories are now being tailored to exploit cognitive weaknesses in our neuropsychological systems, similar to the way in which weaponized diseases...

This article highlights the importance of online bots in the propagation of weaponized narrative. The authors write: "Fake news and the way it spreads on social media is emerging as one of the...

Weaponized Narrative does not shout itself out. It is sneaky, it appeals to the unconscious, and it comes loaded with self-perpetuating mechanisms. Those of us who "out" weaponized narratives...

"[S]ince its inception in 2013, and especially since Trump began his march to the White House, One America’s owner, Robert Herring Sr., a millionaire who made his money printing circuit boards,...

"The campaign marks the first time Russian government hackers are known to have wormed their way into the networks of American nuclear power companies, several U.S. and industry officials said....

Sputnik Radio has been widely accused of being part of the Russian weaponized narrative and fake news campaigns. JG

"[Everything] we know about the meeting — from whom it involved to how it was set up to how it unfolded — is in line with what intelligence analysts would expect an overture in a Russian influence...

Sheds light on the state of the international security environment, and in specific developments in state adversary capabilities and positioning, including the dependence of Russia on anti-West...

Hamilton 68 provides a near real-time platform for tracking Russian propaganda and disinformation operations online, illustrating the importance of developing concrete tools in the social media...

A marvelously executed re-framing scenario for moments when “the world stops making sense.” It essentially sees the cognitive breakdown of weaponized narrative as merely one symptom in an upheaval...

Shows that weaponized narrative is neither a re-branding of traditional propaganda, nor something so new and unique that classic principles no longer apply. Like many advances, the weaponized...

The Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. to offer Russian government help to discredit Hillary Clinton has a history of not always succeeding. A previous effort of hers also blew up in...

A Who’s Who of former senior U.S. national security officials from both parties and the military is launching a new Washington-based private effort aimed at tracking and ultimately countering...

The Washington Post

Details the long history of Russian cyber deployment of weaponized narrative and information warfare against European countries, and explores efforts across Europe to counter-act Russian...

Medium.com - Short Bytes

Accessible and thorough explanation of the numerous methods used by Russia to undermine the most basic of US/Western political institutions.

U.S. intelligence agencies had sourcing deep inside the Russian government capturing Putin’s direct instructions.

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