Information Warfare

Why It Matters

  • Information is the new frontline
  • The fact that you can do war-like things without it officially being war.
  • Our generation needs to re-understand what war means.

Types Of Information Warfare

  • Propoganda
  • Manipulate info
  • Create social proof
  • Information overwhelm
  • Russell Conjugation
  • Partial data
  • Plausible deniability
  • Disinformation
  • Doubt
  • Creating The Frame (anchoring)
  • Russell Conjugation
  • Historical revisionism
  • Leaking
  • Forging
  • Fear
  • Uncertainty
  • Hack

Information Warfare Operatives

  • Bot armies
  • Memes
  • Trolls
  • Community builders

Research Keywords

  • Sense-making
  • Disinformation
  • Hybrid warfare
  • Rivalrous dynamics
    • Game theory
  • Communal processing of information
    • Markets
  • Fifth dimension operations
  • Offensive vs. Defensive tactics

People To Follow

Jordan Peterson
Eric Weinstein
Daniel Schmachtenberger
Julian Assange
Igor Panarin
Igor Nikolaevich Panarin is a Russian professor and political scientist. He is best known for predicting in 1998 that the United States would disintegrate within the next few years. Igor Panarin has written 15 books and a number of articles on information warfare, psychology, and geopolitics
Panarin’s theory of information warfare refers to attempts to influence public opinion “in order to gain certain political benefits.” That influence can “be achieved by information manipulation, disinformation, fabrication of information, lobbying, blackmail,” all with the aim of changing the “decision-making processes of the adversary.”
Curtis Hougland
Heading up Defeat Disinfo
Christopher Bouzy
founder of bot tracking platform Bot Sentinel
Ofer Fridman
Ofer Fridman is Director of Operations at the King's Centre for Strategic Communications (KCSC) and a research fellow at the Department of War Studies, King's College London. Author of Russian "Hybrid Warfare": Resurgence and Politicization





Case Studies

  • Hilary Clinton hacked emails before election
  • North Korea hack into movie studies