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Digitalisation of confrontation: 2020 continues the trend

There is high urgency for new international legislation which would prevent unfriendly actors from using contemporary technologies for psychological wars and suppression of so-called hostile societies through information violence.By Viktoria Ivanchenko, PICREADI's editor-in-chiefOriginal publication on picreadi.com and orfonline.orgEven amidst lockdowns and danger of infection, the year of COVID-19 has seen conflicts, protests, and social and civil unrest all over the world. Unrest, in turn, creates...

17.01.2021

Can Trump Playbook Help Bolsonaro Make Brazil Great?

... from Turkey during their youth), resulting in more job opportunities for skilled Brazilians being lost to America.On the cyberwar front, the meme voiced by senior US officials that went viral to wit that China and Russia are using on the ground and cybersecurity and hacker assets to meddle with and influence Brazil's electitions-- that started with the visit of former secretary of state Rex Tillerson, and continued with the two visits of vice president Mike Pence, and Pentagon chief Jim Mattis-- ...

07.09.2018

Hollywood banks on Cold War and "McCarthyism"

UPDATE 27 NOV 2018   There has been much discussion of  populism lately,  and buzz in mainstream and social media about  "The New McCarthyism." But to understand the social dynamics of  what a "new McCarthyism" might be or mean, it is best to go to the source.  The 1977 film "Tail Gunner Joe" is a Hollywood examination of the life of Joe McCarthy, from his humble beginnings in the state of  Wisconsin in America's heartland.  It was made during the heady times of the...

07.08.2018

Is China still the "big dog" in Brazil and Latin America?

UPDATE 4 JAN 2019   Regardless of how much US secretary of state Pompeo urged Brazil to walk back its relationship with China during his recent visit to attend the inauguration of president Jair Bolsonaro, the official Brazil government news agency reports that a recent study by conservative Getulio Vargas Institute (GVI) indicates that China remains the top destination for Brazil exports.  According to GVI 26.3% of all Brazil exports are shipped to China. By contrast, Brazil exports less than half...

21.02.2018

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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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