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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.

March 13th, 2022 08:37
Donald Trump’s Former Campaign Manager and Russian Influence Operations against Ukraine
US independent news outlet ProPublica has published a review of the role played by former President Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort in early Russian efforts to undermine Ukrainian independence....
March 11th, 2022 16:08
Tucker Carlson Supports Russian Bio-Weapon Disinformation
US media is reporting that Fox News star Tucker Carlson continues to advance pro-Russian disinformation, this time alleging that the US is running secret bioweapons labs in Ukraine and that...
March 10th, 2022 12:58
US Congresswoman Describes “Putin Wing” of Republican Party
US media is reporting on comments by a US Republican congresswoman alleging what she describes as the "Putin wing of the Republican Party." According to the Washington Post report: Is...
March 8th, 2022 13:13
Tucker Carlson Blames US for Russian Invasion of Ukraine; Continues to Echo Russian Talking Points
Fox News star Tucker Carlson is continuing his efforts to blame the US and the Biden administration for the Russian invasion of Ukraine while echoing Russian talking points on the...
March 2nd, 2022 08:13
Fox News Hosts Indistinguishable from Russian-Backed Media Former Russian News Anchor Says
A former news anchor for a state-backed Russian TV channel has described Fox News host Tucker Carlson and other US right-wing media figures as "at times indistinguishable from the propaganda...
February 22nd, 2022 14:39
Intelligence Officials Accuse Popular US Rightwing Financial Website with “Amplifying Kremlin Propaganda”
U.S. media is reporting that U.S. officials have accused a conservative financial website with "amplifying Kremlin propaganda:" According to the AP report: February 15, 2022 WASHINGTON (AP) — U. S....
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...