Meet the KGB Spies Who Invented Fake News | NYT Opinion
Meet the KGB Spies Who Invented Fake News | NYT Opinion This is a story about a guy who invented notice it. This story is about a virus created decades ago by governments to slowly and methodically destroy its enemies from the inside, but it’s not. I just want to stop caring and we really need to talk okay. So, let’s go back to July 1983 and on the way over here, New Delhi, India, a remarkable story of his newspaper Patriot. She claims the HIV virus was created to kill people allegation printed in the small newspaper report season published a Soviet military publication claims the virus that causes AIDS leak from a US Army laboratory conducting experiments in biological warfare, billions of Americans on national TV, sp & r Dispatch, the other 85 % is a slow process which recall either ideological subversion, but the most strategic you could possibly imagine made with one goal to change the perception of reality of every America receptionist at that. Despite of the abundance of information in their community within the KGB, is it apartment that specializes in planting false stories and forged documents in the Soviet Union, an outside of the service are involved in this kind of actions and regular apartment after 9/11, Larry Martin he’s 87 Years old and boasting about his the richest hello, hello, National Federation, to establish whorehouse in Germany, Nazi documents – that was torches information that is secretly leaked into the communication process in in order to deceive and manipulate recent kidnapping to deceive us into believing it today. Everyone calls this fake news disinformation. It was such a big deal that every KGB agent was required to spend 25 % of their time coming up with ideas, so how many proposals for disinformation operations he submitted? Unfortunately, I have to admit it from Latin America to harvest their organs is believed to be the results of the pentagon’s experiments to develop new dangerous biological weapons. There’S the Crux of the crowd, perfect example of a very effective disinformation campaign. Well, almost perfect, say flu virus. That’S written by a non-native, English speaker, and it probably was written by a Russian language speaker english-language newspaper as a way to get stories out KGB. Let the story go quiet for a couple days off. You guessed it! It’S free here comes the Colson. Now it’s his wife, but if reports to be Pro had the KGB codename, they cooled its operation infection wow. That’S a life half a lifetime ago demonstration. I was so angry that they accused the United States of creating the AIDS virus, because I knew how effective that was going to be as a tool against us and it angered me deeply and eating powered me it it motivated me is fired me up. I was pissed Too Fake news stories ever created America. The impact was toxic, actually believed that the US was creating the biological warfare agent them to think that damages their view of the United States, not only as a culture, but it changed all of our policies. It’S in the back of their mind every time they discussed anything with him to expose goodbye, and I remember that, but it did have an impact they were working at this day after day after day. I think we were kept busy just knocking these things down. I didn’t just lead to a couple of so we had a good heated exchange and there’s nothing wrong with that in the active measures working group heard about gorbachov. Having read the report that school, that is really cool, he couldn’t deny what we put in the report and he didn’t deny it and then the year 1989 to 1991 the Communist Regime collapse. This would continue using this weapon in future problems. Soviet active measures, which is manipulated World opinion four-decade for the most part now into Russian rather than Soviet sponsorship. In Episode 1 of Operation InfeKtion, we reveal how one of the biggest fake news stories ever concocted — the 1984 AIDS-is-a-biological-weapon hoax — went viral in the pre-Internet era. Meet the KGB cons who invented it, and the “truth squad” that quashed it. For a bit.
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