MSNBC analyst Malcolm Nance compared “memes” that Russia used to interfere in the 2016 elections to “cruise missiles” being fired at the U.S. on Tuesday, saying that the memes were designed to make the U.S. “welcome an invasion” from Russia.
MSNBC's Malcolm Nance compares "memes" that Russia used to interfere in the 2016 election to "cruise missiles" being fired at the U.S. pic.twitter.com/7utHKjD1rn
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“What Russia has done here and where the true brilliance of this intelligence operation comes from is way back in the early 2000s the Russian military conducted a strategic study and started carrying out a disinformation plan in which they said that instead of carrying out kinetic warfare against your enemies, the best thing we can do is create a disinformation and frame around that nation to the point where over time as we are constantly tearing them apart and feeding them with false information, they would actually welcome an invasion,” Nance said. “So Russia has done that to the United States.”- READ MORE