Russia and the digital Middle East: An old game made new? (Middle East Institute)

Middle East Institute: Russia and the digital Middle East: An old game made new?. “In recent years, as the use of social media grew, the information war in cyberspace became the Kremlin’s primary tool for discrediting its perceived archenemy: ‘The West.’ The Middle East, with its increasing dependence on social media for news, has also fallen prey to Moscow’s disinformation campaigns. Russia’s main disinformation narratives in the region stem from its Soviet-inherited superpower complex and its broader strategic imperatives on the international stage.”

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