(And why we need it back.)
Intelligence is not the same as critical thinking and the difference matters
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.
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).
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.
Scientists still have a big mystery to solve