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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.

In political terms, Russia’s interference was the crime of the century, an unprecedented and largely successful destabilizing attack on American democracy. It was a case that took almost no time...

This interview describes how the increasingly rapid changes in technology -- including the use of weaponized narratives -- shape the future of war and politics.

The 2017 presidential election in France was rocked at the last minute by a massive hacking attack on Emmanuel Macron's campaign. No surprise, perhaps, given what happened in the US before the...

This interview discusses the impact that Russia may have had in the 2016 US and 2017 French general elections, and how weaponized narratives may have played a part.

While the Weaponized Narrative Initiative does not advocate for any faith or creed, we welcome groups recognizing the immorality of fake news. Fake news, as a tactic within weaponized narratives,...

Bots, Echo Chambers, and Disinformation

Debunks some of the ideas that we sort of take as axiomatic. Important report. -- JK

Time Magazine

Very detailed account of the ongoing Russian efforts to undermine US democracy, ostensibly being done in retribution for the alleged actions of the US (specifically Sec State Clinton) in...

Wired

Syria Civil Defence is a volunteer corps of 3,300 first responders, fighting a losing battle in a devastated nation. You’ve likely seen its members—known as White Helmets—in photos on social media...

StrategyBridge

The justification is twofold: 1) There's a great deal of talk about Russia, and we don't want to overlook China, and 2) This is a good example of how a weaponized narrative can fit into a larger...

Center for Naval Analysis (CNA)

The Western typology of conflict can create problems with understanding. Conflict is much more holistic and the reductionist constructs of Western thinking leave us confused or poorly oriented. (...

Journal of Cyber Security and Information Systems Volume: 2 Number: 2 - Games People Play Behavior and Security

Advances in behavioral economics makes it possible to operationalize basic theory regarding human cognitive systems to support tactical and strategic offensives. Cyber technologies are a logical...

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