US To Blunt Russia’s Edge In Propaganda War: Introduces $30 Million Bill To Finance Counter Campaigns Against Russia And ISIS

To Inform is to Influence

N PHOTO: Russia’s envoy to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov arrives for an EU-Russia-Ukraine trilateral energy meeting at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels June 11, 2014. Russia and Ukraine will resume efforts to resolve a gas pricing dispute on Wednesday after a Russian deadline for Kiev to pay some of its debts passed without Moscow cutting off supplies. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir Reuters/Francois Lenoir

By Kalyan Kumar@diplomatist10on May 04 2015 9:52 AM

The U.S. has admitted that it is lagging behind Russia when it comes to information and propaganda war. As a remedy to it, the U.S. law makers have now introduced a new bill seeking $30 million to target “Russia’s propaganda, which is posing a challenge to the NATO system.” This new information offensive will also address the social media offensives by Islamic State.

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Forces Mac Thornberry said, “our adversaries are…

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