The KGB and Anti-Israel Propaganda Operations

Eli Cohen, Elizabeth (Betty) Boyd
Informing Science: The International Journal of an Emerging Transdiscipline  •  Volume 22  •  2019  •  pp. 157-182

The paper explores the success of KGB Operation SIG to incite hatred and create chaos against a democracy

About 50 years ago, the KGB created the means to create upheaval in the Mid-dle East. This paper explores one such campaign and its successor campaign, revealing some disinformation techniques in use today.

The paper brings together literature from many fields in its exploration of Op-eration SIG.

The paper reveals the role of the KGB in the PLO’s campaign to replace Israel with an Arab Muslim state and the PLO and Hamas’s successor disinformation mechanisms

Operation SIG is an early and extremely successful example of the Sovi-et/Russian campaign to disrupt democracy.

The recurrence of antisemitism, particularly on campus, can be attributed to Operation SIG.

informing science, bias, misinformation, disinformation, propaganda, fake news, deception, Russia, Operation SIG, PLO, Nazi, Israel, KGB
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