The new information warfare

A global war is raging but it is not one fought with weapons but with words. States go to great lengths to influence the official narrative of a conflict and use the national media as mouthpiece. How is this global “information war” waged and who are the winners and losers?

A war without shadows...

You cannot see it and you cannot hear it. It happens silently every day, can hit anyone anywhere, and we can all be its unsuspecting victims. This is the new type of warfare:

Lies, Inc....

We know that climate change is a reality, but an army of deniers led by business interests and supported by the mainstream media makes us believe that warnings of a climate calamity are overblown.

White House Down...

The information war is raging and the U.S. is losing out to is enemies. Not even American bombardments can prevent this.

A dispatch from the In...

The Information War is in full swing, and the public should be wary not to fall for the black-and-white accounts of the traditional media. A veteran’s account.

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