China has realized the infinite potential of influencers, the opinion makers of the new generation, enlisting them in its two-headed struggle for global hegemony: nationalization of the masses at home, social meltdown in and around the West.
Illegal crossings in the Mediterranean are returning to pre-pandemic levels and Italy is unprepared for a new season of engineered migration. Shielding the Mediterranean, a liquid and permeable border, requires the adoption of Polish and Australian solutions.
Cognitive wars may divide and radicalize select portions of a society, then set them against each other with the goal of splitting it, but their other possible function should not be underestimated: collective dumbing down.
Silvia Roberto interviews on the Machiavelli's Youtube channel Emanuel Pietrobon, author of the dossier "Cognitive warfare - the new hybrid threat." How do cognitive operations work? How is a society's information environment attacked to sow discord and weaken it? And what role do social media play in manipulating the masses?
How do cognitive operations, the last frontier of hybrid wars, work? How do they attack a society's information environment to sow discord and weaken it? And what role do social media play on consensus fabrication and manipulation of the masses?
In Niger took place a coup d'état that threatens the EU's external borders and energy security. Multinational military interventions could aggravate the situation, immobility also. Italy, France and the entire West must rethink their strategies for Africa.
Emanuel Pietrobon on Radio Liberty explains the implications of TikTok, true Chinese psyop used as a weapon of cognitive warfare. Italy must begin to react to these kinds of threats by investing in youth awareness.
Nel Dossier n. 42 Emanuel Pietrobon descrive l'ultima frontiera della guerra ibrida, ossia la guerra cognitiva, evidenziando le minacce anche per l'Italia.