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United States

The US is unique in that it is the only demo­c­ra­t­ic coun­try in the world where its own gov­ern­ment, under the Trump admin­is­tra­tion, and a major polit­i­cal par­ty have employed the same kind of influ­ence oper­a­tions tar­get­ing its pop­u­la­tion nor­mal­ly asso­ci­at­ed with author­i­tar­i­an actors such as Rus­sia and China.

January 16th, 2022 14:27
US Intelligence Center Aimed at Countering Foreign Influence Nowhere In Sight
US media is reporting that a US intelligence center aimed at combatting foreign influence and disinformation mandated two years ago by Congress is still not close to operating. According to...
January 9th, 2022 14:42
Conservative Influence Networks Succeed In Promoting “Critical Race Theory” As Hot-Button Issue In the US
US media reported last November on the role of right-wing influence networks in the US in promoting so-called “Critical Race Theory” as a hot-button issue in US politics. According to...
January 9th, 2022 14:27
Former Trump Official Funded by “Dark Money” To Seek Presidential Pardons
US media reported last December about the role of conservative “dark money” and an unregistered lobbyist in seeking Presidential pardons from outgoing US President Donald Trump. According to a Daily...
January 9th, 2022 13:54
Chinese Disinformation King Guo Wengui’s Network Claims He Hired Ex-Blackwater Chief Erik Prince
US media reported last September that a social media network of exiled Chinese businessman and disinformation peddler Guo Wengui had claimed he had hired Erik Prince, a former Navy SEAL...
November 9th, 2021 14:41
US Billionaires Back Initiatives To Counter Disinformation
US media reported last month on the creation of Good Information Inc., a new public benefit corporation backed by several US billionaires, to fund new media companies and efforts that...
November 5th, 2021 15:20
Trump-Linked Group Behind Attacks On ‘Critical Race Theory’ In Virginia Election
US media is reporting that a group behind attacks on ‘critical race theory’ during the recent Virginia state governor's election has ties to President Donald Trump’s allies and is funded...
October 27th, 2021 14:39
Legal And Financial Fights Within Steve Bannon-Linked Anti-China Disinformation Network
US media reported last month that legal and financial fights have erupted within the strange anti-China network founded by former Trump advisor Steve Bannon and exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui....
October 26th, 2021 12:47
Members of Secretive US Conservative Group Identified
UK media has reported on a leaked document that identifies the membership of the  Council for National Policy (CNP), described as a secretive group that provides opportunities for top US...
October 22nd, 2021 13:37
Majority Of Covid-19 Misinformation Traced To China, Russia And Trump, Study Finds
The European Commission is reporting on a large EU-funded study on the impact of algorithms and bots on political discourse in Europe, which found that Covid-19 misinformation came chiefly from...
October 14th, 2021 15:27
Anti-CCP NGO’s Linked To Exiled Chinese Businessman Host Exclusive NYC Event Where Trump Allies Spread Conspiracies
US media reported in August that two NGOs linked to exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui hosted an exclusive event in NYC in June that served as a platform for several...