Disinformation, alternately cloaked under the rubric of hybrid warfare and asymmetrical warfare, consists of posting any information about NATO and its wars that the military bloc doesn’t want publicized. And as can be seen below, information on most any topic can fall under the category of disinformation and as such be subjected to “anti-disinformation warfare” by the mightiest military bloc in history with 30 members and 40 partners on all inhabited continents. The term collective societal resilience is bureaucratese for suppressing political dissent in NATO member and partner states. After almost six years of silence I started posting material on NATO this year and immediately was accused of being a Russian government agent on an Atlantic Council-linked website. See about 60% of the way down: Russia-linked alt news sources promote pro-Russian narratives about Ukraine and NATO. Repeated requests to have the dangerous slanders contained therein retracted have met with no response. Watch what you post; watch what you say; watch what you think. NATO is spying on you from its various cyber monitoring centers.

NATO Deputy Secretary General addresses disinformation at NATO-Istanbul Cooperation Initiative Regional Center seminar


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On 16 November, NATO’s Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană spoke at a hybrid seminar on strategic communications and countering disinformation organized by the NATO – Istanbul Cooperation Initiative Regional Centre (NIRC) in Kuwait.

NATO Allies and Partner countries share concerns about disinformation and the danger it poses to our societies, the Deputy Secretary General said. Partnerships play an important role in increasing our ability to defend people against disinformation and enhancing national and collective societal resilience, he added.

NATO has a long experience dealing with disinformation from both state and non-state actors and countering disinformation is at the heart of NATO’s 2030 agenda. NATO’s approach to countering disinformation: a focus on COVID-19 and the “Setting the Record Straight” portal are examples of how NATO counters disinformation.

Mr. Geoană thanked the government of Kuwait for hosting the Centre. Inaugurated in 2017, it is a unique forum for dialogue between NATO and ICI partners (Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates) on issues of shared interest.

Staff of the NATO-Istanbul Cooperation Initiative Regional Centre in Kuwait