Tuesday, April 17, 2007

The Disinformation War

Documented at chechnya-sl, an interesting example of how federal Russian intelligence sources routinely spread disinformation about Chechnya and Chechens through the world’s media, often relying on links made with Western intelligence services during the post-Cold War era. The latest instance concerns a Reuters India report which purports to “cite” an article in Le Monde claiming that Chechens were involved in the planning of 9/11. In fact, however, the Le Monde article makes no mention of Chechens...
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