Archive December 2016

Acquiescent in power

by on December 26, 2016

Therapy positions itself on the basis that "all problems are internal". All problems are explained as being due to the client "not being in touch [more…]

Who is fighting a ‘hybrid war’?

by on December 17, 2016

The UK press is full of lurid claims about a Russian campaign of information and propaganda against the West. This is the Times:
Russia is waging a [more…]

Anti-Russia hysteria from Western liberals

by on December 16, 2016

This is an article in the Guardian about the CIA claims that Russia was probably behind the DNC and Podesta hacks. Subsequent anonymous briefings to the [more…]

Self-delusion in the West

by on December 15, 2016

The Western media and political classes have conned themselves into believing their narrative on Syria.

But this is nothing new. They conned themselves into believing [more…]

Media inflation – a small example

by on December 14, 2016

This is a classic example of Guardian anti-Russia propaganda and of the technique of inflation often used in Western media narrative building.

A report on the CIA assessment [more…]

The other narrative on Aleppo

by on December 13, 2016

Some balance.

If you only read the Guardian and listen to the US State Department and the British political establishment you could be forgiven for thinking [more…]