If you want to see how Russian propaganda and information warfare works against America today, look no further than the following previous post:
Russia’s hacking and exploitation of emails from the Democratic National Committee has created an unprecedented situation for the US election this year.
The goal of distributing internal DNC emails is not only to create disorder within the party, as has happened after WikiLeaks published embarrassing internal documents that led to the resignation of DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
The emails and other information can be used to shape broader views of the US political system among American voters and in the wider world, as a form of information war waged by Russia towards the West. Continue reading