As if damages arising from the fake news problem were not enough, there is more trouble brewing in the form of a technology known as “deepfakes”. And harm done by fake news can be insipid when compared with deepfakes.
What seems to be a territorial border dispute over a seemingly insignificant piece of mountainous land has serious international implications.
Interference in foreign elections is rapidly becoming a weapon of choice for affecting change in democratic nations. The US, with its not always illustrious record of engineering regime change, faces perhaps its greatest national security challenge from what is being termed Hybrid War, campaigns of propaganda and misinformation that seek to manipulate the will of the electorate.
John Bolton, Donald Trump’s longest-serving National Security Advisor until fired in September 2019, paints a very unflattering picture of the President in his memoir describing him as “erratic,” “impulsive” and “stunningly uninformed”.
The news is worrying because A: the basis for removal of Twitter accounts of certain countries (especially China) sets a dangerous precedent, and B: mainstream media is averse to investigate the hidden agenda behind the vicious move.
The pandemic triggered by coronavirus is a transformative global event, requiring fresh thinking. After decades of globalization, the political system in the US has become obsolete; regular spasms of resurgent nationalism are a sign of its irreversible decline.
A senior Trump administration official and two ex-officials told The Washington Post that a nuclear test could show the world that the US can “rapid test” as well as strengthen the country’s position as Trump seeks a trilateral military and weapons deal with Russia and China.
Even if Russia is behind the leaked Biden-Poroshenko tapes, Kremlin’s latest ploy to scandalize US Electoral politics is likely to fall short in its objective.
Russia on Wednesday said that it is planning to set up more than 20 nuclear power units in India in the next 20 years.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin held delegation level talks in Vladivostok.’Your invitation to me, for Eastern Economic Forum is a matter of great respect.This is a historical occasion to give a new dimension to the support between the two countries.