Category Archives: free intelligence

Chemical Weapons in Douma, Syria: a dangerous game with the truth – by Hans-C von Sponeck

[Originally published in German by Die Informationsstelle Militarisierung (IMI) e.V. This translation is based on the Google Translate version.] On February 5, 2003, US Secretary of State Colin Powell presented CIA images from Iraq to the United Nations Security Council … Continue reading

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A UK Crackdown on Academic Freedom?

This week in Parliament a UK government minister promised ‘we will crack down on it hard’ referring to academics sharing information from Russian sources and articulating views like the one in my tweet: ‘As long as we’re still able to … Continue reading

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Diagnosing Disinformation: a reply to Wilson and Starbird

Author’s note: This article was originally due to appear in Misinformation Review, the Harvard-based journal that published the piece it responds to. The editorial board accepted the article for publication, but because of the challenging nature of my critique, they … Continue reading

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Free Intelligence: notes for a manifesto

Faced today with so much disinformation as we are today, how can citizens be mutually supportive in developing intelligence – intelligence being understood in all its senses, including as a capacity of individual inquirers, as a quality of publicly available … Continue reading

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