Matt Stiles on Twitter: “I love how Naver Maps, one of South Korea’s default geo services, just placed a fake mountain over the U.S. military headquarters in Seoul.”

Fooled everyone!

 

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Russian Active Measures in Germany and the United States: Analog Lessons From the Cold War

Leaking damaging documents during election season, feeding the media false stories about candidates, and concocting conspiracy theories to smear politicians: this will sound familiar to anyone who followed the U.S. presidential election, and to an extent, recent campaigns in France and Germany. But these methods are not new. In fact, the Soviet Union used them all in West Germany throughout the Cold War.

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A Lost Opportunity to Learn Lessons from the Cultural Cold War

Hmm … how do I put it? I never thought I would agree with a slick comment or analysis but since he is clinical and not cynical … Good general points. On this National Library Week, a book worth banning and burning by the deep state! LOL

A review of Joel Whitney’s book, Finks: How the CIA Tricked the World’s Best Writers (OR Books, 2017).

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Cyber Assaults on Democracy’s ‘Brain-Space’ are Here to Stay – The Cipher Brief

The United States has no peer competitors in conventional military power. But its adversaries are increasingly turning to asymmetric methods for engaging in conflict. Cyber-enabled information warfare (CEIW) is a form of conflict to which the United States – and liberal democracies more generally – are particularly vulnerable.

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