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Mark Long: America’s future hinges on resisting Russian strategy of concealment, deception | Waco Tribune
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Mark Long: America’s future hinges on resisting Russian strategy of concealment, deception | Waco Tribune

Maskirovka is an old form of military deception used by the Soviets, and now Russia has continued to capitalize on the strategies. Numerous examples can be found throughout World War II, such as when the Soviets built fake bridges and airfields to lure German fire and attention away from their troops. Vladimir Putin now holds the reins, a master in the art of Maskirovka. The 2016 U.S. Presidential election suffered at the hands of this deception, with programs designed to favor Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton.

Source: https://www.wacotrib.com/opinion

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