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Inside Russia's social media war on America (time.com)
18 points by wowsig 185 days ago | hide | past | web | 6 comments | favorite

I'm personally looking forward to their "Inside America's mass media war on Russia" counterpiece.

Or "Inside America's actual war on, eh, almost everybody."

Seriously, it seems like a large part of the US is completely oblivious to (the effects of) the US foreign policy over the last 70 or so years. Interfering in elections? Boo fucking hoo.

It's very interesting that certain people are so tightly wound about Russia for the last six months. You barely heard a peep in previous years, when they were fighting rebellions in border regions or launching an invasion of a prospective NATO member. But suddenly they're the big bad boogieman of the world, like it's 1949 again and we're anticipating the Red Army pouring through the Fulda Gap to the Atlantic.

What's really interesting is why US officials still not investigating the fact that media companies (like Bezos' one) are actively trying to undermine every action government tries to take and jeopardize its foreign relations at all costs

What strikes me as most tragic about all this is that we've somehow forgotten that China is still our #1 strategic threat. At best, Russia is second-fiddle -- similar to the UK's function in NATO.

That may be intentional -- focus on Russia and avoid antagonizing China.

Wow that's more FUD and BS in one article, than WP spits out in whole month. Seems like news producers are going mad in attemts to produce some news out of nothing.

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