Posts tagged as information war

Latvia Suffers Huge Losses In Information War Against Russia

By Zintis Znotiņš on Monday, December 23, 2019

For quite some time now the familiar notions of armed conflict and war (conventional warfare) have been joined by two new terms — information warfare and hybrid warfare, which are synonymous in their essence. But the most important word in all of the aforementioned is “war”. We know that war is a state of armed conflict between states, governments, societies and informal paramilitary groups and is characterized by extreme violence…

Negative information aimed at deteriorating trust in allied forces – Latvian Defense Ministry

Thursday, December 27, 2018

In reaction to the NATO presence in Latvia, the circulation of negative information aimed at deteriorating trust in the allied forces deployed to Latvia is a regular occurrence, the Defense Ministry told LETA. The Defense Ministry informs that this circulated information is usually manipulated by using partly factual but mostly false facts, with the aim of influencing public opinion. The ministry emphasized that ”in the information war of today, the…