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August 2017 - December 2018
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
Field of study
- International Policy and Development
Abstract: This article focuses on Russian information warfare in the context of the Syrian civil war. From the beginning of its military intervention, Russia justified its presence in Syria by claiming to fight “international terrorism.” This article draws on corpus linguistic analyses to examine this claim by analyzing the linguistic anatomy of Ru...
We are constantly faced with disinformation and conspiracy theories that seem to spread faster than fact-checkers and experts can debunk them. This persistent information blitzkrieg is amplified by social media, mass media, state-sponsored troll factories and automated bots. One example of such state-coordinated information warfare is the Kremlin’s...
This talk focuses on Russian information warfare in the context of the Syrian civil war. From the beginning of its military intervention, Russia justified its presence in Syria by claiming to fight ‘international terrorism’. Drawing on corpus linguistic analyses we examine this claim by analyzing the linguistic anatomy of Russian information warfar...
Although several colleges and universities have established academic programs in intelligence studies and there is an extensive literature on intelligence education, the field remains constrained by an overly narrow understanding of what intelligence is and the range of problems to which it should be applied. We argue that intelligence should be un...