Posts tagged as China and Russia

What planet is NATO living on?

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies on Tuesday, March 9, 2021

The February meeting of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Defense Ministers, the first since President Biden took power, revealed an antiquated, 75-year-old alliance that, despite its military failures in Afghanistan and Libya, is now turning its military madness toward two more formidable, nuclear-armed enemies: Russia and China. This theme was emphasized by U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin in a Washington Post op-ed in advance of the NATO meeting, insisting…

NATO STRATCOMCOE to discuss EU view on disinformation

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The Rīga-based NATO Strategic Communications Center of Excellence (STRATCOMCOE) is back with another online discussion on June 17. This time the subject is “Disinformation: the view from the EU” with Lutz Güllner (Head of Unit, European External Action Service), Anneli Kimber (Strategic communication project manager, Lund University) and Jānis Sārts (Director, NATO STRATCOMCOE). “China and Russia have been the main sources of disinformation during the COVID-19 crisis, highlighting the problem of disinformation. Both have tried to portray…

What do China and Russia have in common? Both lie!

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Statistics is a good thing: if the data is presented correctly, the numbers don’t lie. But if, for some reason, the data is presented incorrectly and there is nothing to compare it to, you won’t even notice the mistakes – the more comparable data we have, the easier it is to determine if someone is lying or not. Recently, there has been an increasing number of news articles stating that the…