Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Veterans Today Propaganda Site

Veterans Today Propaganda Site --- ===

Politico: Joel Harding, a former Army intelligence officer who now works as independent researcher, describes Veterans Today, Veterans News Now and South Front as “Russian proxy sites.”

Russian Propaganda Targeted Vets, Troops via Social Media: Study ... military.com  Mike Carpenter, a former senior Pentagon official who specialized in Russian issues, said the all three websites all "appear to be Russian fronts, given the high degree of Russian content." "(T)hey bill themselves as providing 'alternative points of view,' similar to Russian propaganda channels like RT and Sputnik," he said.

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Russian Propaganda Targeted Vets, Troops via Social Media: Study ... military.com  Politico first reported last June about Russia's recent military targeting, describing howVeterans Today mixed advice for veterans on how to find jobs and pay medical bills with headlines such as "Ukraine's Ku Klux Klan -- NATO's New Ally." It said that while the United States confronted Syrian leader Bashar ... "It's a complex blend of content with a Russian view of the world -- wild rumors and conspiracies." researchers sought to map how social media amplified the impact of the websites that sprang up over the last four years: veterans today which in late 2013 began publishing content from New Eastern Outlook, a geopolitical journal of the government-chartered Russian Academy of Sciences. , said the three websites all "appear to be Russian fronts, given the high degree of Russian content."