From Democracy Digest
In the Russian view of information warfare, there is no front line and rear areas, and no non-combatants, Chatham House reports. According to Russia’s Chief of General Staff General Valeriy Gerasimov, a key feature of modern warfare in the information domain is ‘simultaneous effects to the entire depth of enemy territory’.
Malign actors are intent on using digital tools as weapons of political warfare, or fifth generation warfare, according to the Global Disinformation Index’s latest research. Beijing’s aggressive disinformation campaign against Hong Kong’s democracy movement, is only the latest, most conspicuous case.
Democratic allies need to band together in a coordinated effort to counter Chinese and Russian “political warfare operations” to ward off threats to freedom and national sovereignty, according to a respected analyst.
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