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    The Dialectic Of Rational Dynamicity: Strategic Philosophy And Philosophy Of Strategy

    The Dialectic Of Rational Dynamicity: Strategic Philosophy And Philosophy Of Strategy

    Posted on 9 September, 2021

    Often policy-makers and, in general, decision-makers do not lack advise or information; they are in many respects overwhelmed by advice and information. They do lack analyses, syntheses, and mainly criteria on which to base judgments. In the absence of suitable analyses, syntheses, and standards, all advice tends to become equivalent, and, ultimately, pragmatism and factionalism prevail. The dilemma of policy is not so much that it cannot act on what it has defined as useful and...
    Modern-Day Information Warfare and Hybrid War Operations

    Modern-Day Information Warfare and Hybrid War Operations

    Posted on 17 June, 2021

    Author: Andrey V. Manoilo – 09/06/2021 Abstract Objective. A study of the latest practices (forms, methods, tools, and technologies) of information operations, specificities of their hybridization, as well as the newest forms and methods of counteroperation. Procedures and Methods. The increasing militarization of the information space leads to changes in the views toward forceful methods of changing the geopolitical balance. This, in turn, results in genuine technological...
    Russian hackers broke into the systems of the United States Department of the Treasury and Department of Commerce

    Russian hackers broke into the systems of the United States Department of the Treasury and Department of Commerce

    Posted on 16 December, 2020

    The Russian Embassy in the United States has already called the accusations against Moscow baseless. They recalled that Vladimir Putin offered to restore bilateral relations in the field of international information security, but Russia did not receive a response from the United States According to Reuters and the Washington Post, Russian hackers broke into the systems of the US Department of the Treasury and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, a division of...
    Modern diplomacy, Info-warfare and Venezuela

    Modern diplomacy, Info-warfare and Venezuela

    Posted on 21 July, 2020

    By Andrey V. Manoylo End of August 2019 the United States was in the epicenter of a large scale international scandal. The cause of the scandal was failure of a covert operation of the American intelligence service which aimed to ensure penetration of its secret agents in the inner circle of Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro (with the purpose of his subsequent ousting from the presidential post). As a result of the unexpected panic which Bogota CIA (Central Intelligence Agency)...
    How much the scalp of a US soldier is

    How much the scalp of a US soldier is

    Posted on 9 July, 2020

    The CIA disclosed some state secrets to use them as a decoy The New York Times (NYT), an influential American newspaper, published an article entitled “Russia Secretly Offered Afghan Militants Bounties to Kill US Troops, Intelligence Says”. Referring to their own sources in the US Intelligence, the authors of this article (Charlie Savage, Eric Schmitt, Michael Schwirtz) argue that Russian military intelligence (the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, the...
    The armed forces of India

    The armed forces of India

    Posted on 22 June, 2020

    There is clarity that the Chinese did something typically characteristic of China – “Attempted a stab in the back”. Post the agreement of 06 Jun, the Chinese pretended to disengage from the Galwan Area. In doing so, they lured a small party of 16 BIHAR into a premeditated ambush. When reinforcements led by the CO of 16 BIHAR came to the rescue of the ambushed party, they were apparently attacked by a larger Chinese party in hiding. Further reinforcements from the battalion and 3 Medium...
    Launching Military Action against Cartel de los Soles Drug Traffickers, Trump Risks Closing in on Himself

    Launching Military Action against Cartel de los Soles Drug Traffickers, Trump Risks Closing in on Himself

    Posted on 26 May, 2020

    Andrey V. Manoylo on 2020-05-23 How the US are Trying to Capture Venezuelan Drug Terrorists That Work for the United States of America There is a rule in crime detection: While investigating any crime the most important thing is not to close in on oneself. I.e. if you are an operational officer of police or special services and you investigate an incident you cannot let it so happen that the findings show that the perpetrators are actually backed by your own spy network (and...
    Andrei Manoilo: Skripal Readings as an Example of a Special Operation to Intercept the Information Agenda

    Andrei Manoilo: Skripal Readings as an Example of a Special Operation to Intercept the Information Agenda

    Posted on 18 May, 2020

    Today, the attention of a significant part of scientific community is attracted to the study of principles of formation and implementation of the governmental policy in special conditions, including its forms, methods and mechanisms for responding to new challenges and threats in the field of information. Today, such challenges and threats include, first of all, information, hybrid and trade wars , including their structural components, i.e., information and psychological operations (as...
    Laboratory of Information and Hybrid Warfare

    Laboratory of Information and Hybrid Warfare

    Posted on 12 May, 2020

    Andrey Manoylo, Partner of R-Techno, a private intelligence company, MSU Professor, has headed the company’s newly-formed Laboratory of Information and Hybrid Warfare. The unit will: train highly-qualified personnel in mounting information and hybrid warfare, including the operations intended to seize the initiative on a strategic and tactical level; develop a systemic approach to combating information and hybrid warfare on a national and international level; launch studies in...
    Masters of Political Science – Officers of Information and Hybrid Conflicts

    Masters of Political Science – Officers of Information and Hybrid Conflicts

    Posted on 28 April, 2020

    Roman Romachev, President of R-Techno, a private intelligence company, took part in the training of graduate students of Sevastopol State University in information and hybrid conflicts. Roman Vladimirovich gave a course and a series of hands-on classes, titled “Intelligence Operations Control in Information and Hybrid Warfare.” The course sparked a strong interest among the students who learnt the things no one ever told them about – anonymity in subversive activities in the information...