WHY MARCHING IS NOT ENOUGH

In mind war, heads are for thinking, not for hats.

WHAT HAPPENS IN THE STREETS IS NOT WHAT HAPPENS IN THE MINDS

Mass media report contradicting numbers and actions. Paid trolls on social media distort reality further by providing fake news, conspiracy theories and Photoshopped visuals. Peaceful protests are depicted as violence. The cause of protest can be re-interpreted and manipulated in the interest of the regimes.

*2018 UPDATE

Here is a good effort to reverse reality. Trump’s tweet was quoted in Russian media and the March lost its political message.

*Update, 2018. Tweet describes an Anti-Trump March.

2017

Truth and lies blur in a totalitarian state where the government controls press. Once the independent press is suppressed, the audience has no access to facts.
Left: distorted number of TV rankings. Right: Nielsen report table that very few of 101,262 people who liked the tweet would check.

Brains win mind wars. Not arms. Not feet.

In mind war, heads are for thinking, not for hats.

WHAT IS GOING ON?

We are losing a hybrid-war to the Kremlin. There many aspects: hacking, bribing, blackmail, and more, that out of our power.

This short article covers things we can do. Let’s take it step by step.

MIND WAR: WHAT IS IT?

In its effort to brainwash the Western population, Moscow uses a well-designed strategy with a differentiated approach to various demographics.

WHY ARE THEY DOING IT?

The long-term goal is the expansion of Russian economic and geopolitical interests and world domination, resulting in the personal wealth and power of Putin and his allies. The short-term goals:

  1. Dissolution of the EU and NATO
  2. Destabilization of the US
  3. Normalization of the intervention in Ukraine and Syria
  4. Removal of the economic sanctions against Russia

WHAT EXACTLY ARE THEY DOING?

SOME STRATEGIES OF MIND WARS

1. TROJAN HORSE: MANIPULATING RUSSIAN DIASPORA IN THE US ELECTION

An estimated 30 million of Russian-speaking immigrants from the former USSR worldwide are targeted by the Russian TV channels and Internet.

Left: A Russian Trump supporter in Moscow, in front of the US Embassy. Right: Larry King interviews Trump on RT.
Brighton Beach for Trump.

2. MANCHURIAN CANDIDATES: USING WESTERN MINDS

Western celebrities, political leaders, scholars and public figures cover the Russian policy in a positive way or normalize it by visits and appearances. The Kremlin recruits them by using financial incentives, career opportunities and publicity. Some celebrities are unaware of being used for propaganda purposes as they become victims of the same brainwashing.

Michael Flynn and Putin at RT dinner. Alex Jones on RT. Putin and Depardieu.
Left: Mickey Rourke wearing a t-shirt with Putin in military uniform, in Moscow. Right: Putin with Sharon Stone, Paul Anka, Goldie Hawn and more.

3. DIVIDE AND CONQUER: THRIVING ON SCHISMS

The Kremlin funds, cultivates, supports and nurtures the US and European nationalistic movements (from far-left to far-right), political parties, organizations and social movements and uses them to manipulate diverse population groups.

France’s far-right, openly pro-Russian Marie La Pen party is funded by the Kremlin. Left: “Marie La Pen: Putin’s policy — a role model for France!” Right: RT (Russia Today) interviewing La Pen.
La Rouche recruiters in front of the Russian Orthodox church in San Francisco, January 2017. The movement is supported by the Kremlin.
“A well-known American economist, a leading scholar” Lyndon LaRouche is presented as a martyr, hero and a victim of the US injustice. on the main channel of Russian TV (logo in the top right).

WHAT CAN WE DO? HOW DO WE FIGHT BACK?

They want your mind. Do not give it away. Be aware.

  1. Think critically. Ask questions.

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Zarina Zabrisky

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Zarina Zabrisky is the author of IRON and CUTE TOMBSTONE, EXPLOSION, a poetry book GREEN LIONS, and a novel WE, MONSTERS. More at www.zarinazabrisky.com.