POSOBIEC: Welcome to Ukrainistan—home of information warfare

On the Sunday Special episode of Human Events Daily, Jack Posobiec broke down the "information war" happening over Ukraine on the one year anniversary since the conflict began when Putin invaded the neighboring country on February 24.

"Information warfare has always been the forefront of warfare," Posobiec said. "So what you're seeing now is what I've said for a long time. It's been said all throughout history. The first casualty in war is the truth. And if you think for a second, that mainstream media, corporate media, whether it be British, whether it be American, or Russian for that matter, is giving you the truth about what's actually happening on the ground in Ukraine then you're not paying attention." 

"It'd be like watching a Netflix documentary and thinking that you know everything about a certain subject, you just don't," Posobiec said. "Those things are not made. They are not financed without a point, without somebody trying to make money and they're making money by persuading you."

"They're always trying to sell you something. Always. In this case, they're trying to sell you on war," he added.

On Monday, Joe Biden made a surprise visit to Kyiv and pledged another $500 million in aid to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky towards his war efforts against Russia.

Zelensky's comments came the same day Joe Biden made a surprise visit to Kyiv and pledged another $500 million in aid and further sanctions on Russia. This after the US has sent weapons and munitions to Ukraine in value of $30 billion dollars and another $50 million in humanitarian aid.

Posobiec went on to say that information warfare in the past was "more sophisticated" especially in how, during warfare it would "other" an enemy, such as through "racial characteristics, ethnic differences."

"Because of the advent of mainstream media, people are not used to necessarily seeing something so in front, so in their face. So instead, what you end up getting is fake news," Posobiec said. "You get news based on anonymous sources, anonymous sources telling you about horrific atrocities on both sides."

Posobiec noted how the information war can also lead to unintended consequences especially when used in regime change. He noted the fall of Gaddafi in Libya, which left that country in ruin and went back to Germany sending Lenin to Russia.

Posoboiec explored the line between hypotheticals of an information war and a hot war and even nuclear war.

On Monday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that if China were to ally itself with Russia in the ongoing war in Ukraine it would mark the start of World War III.

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