In the greatest intelligence operation in the history of the world, Donald Trump was made President of the United States with the assistance of a foreign power. For the first time, The Plot to Destroy Democracy reveals the dramatic story of how blackmail, espionage, assassination, and psychological warfare were used by Vladimir Putin and his spy agencies to steal the 2016 U.S. election and attempted to bring about the fall of NATO, the European Union, and western democracy. It will show how Russia and its fifth column allies tried to flip the cornerstones of democracy in order to re-engineer the world political order that has kept most of the world free since 1945.
Career U.S. Intelligence officer Malcolm Nance will examine how Russia has used cyber warfare, political propaganda, and manipulation of our perception of reality and will do so again to weaponize American news, traditional media, social media, and the workings of the internet to attack and break apart democratic institutions from within, and what we can expect to come should we fail to stop their next attack.
Nance has utilized top secret Russian-sourced political and hybrid warfare strategy documents to demonstrate the master plan to undermine American institutions that has been in effect from the Cold War to the present day. Based on original research and countless interviews with espionage experts, Nance examines how Putin's recent hacking accomplished a crucial first step for destabilizing the West for Russia, and why Putin is just the man to do it.
Nance exposes how Russia has supported the campaigns of right-wing extremists throughout both the U.S. and Europe to leverage an axis of autocracy, and how Putin's agencies have worked since 2010 to bring fringe candidate Donald Trump into elections.
Revelatory, insightful, and shocking, The Plot To Destroy Democracy puts a professional spy lens on Putin's plot and unravels it play-by-play. In the end, he provides a better understanding of why Putin's efforts are a serious threat to our national security and global alliances in much more than one election and a blistering indictment of Putin's puppet, President Donald J. Trump.
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Table of Contents
Section I Cyber Bears 5
1 Shots Fired 7
2 Reporting to Moscow 27
3 Make Russia Great Again 40
4 Putin's Philosophy 64
5 A Rising Russia, a Failing America 76
Section II Bullets, Lies, Laptops, and Spies 93
6 Active Measures 95
7 Fake News 121
8 Internet Research Agency & Russian Cyber Weapons 137
9 Hail Hydra! 159
10 The Axis of Autocracy 188
11 Operation GLOBAL GRIZZLY 195
Section III America Under Siege…from Within 221
12 Russia's American Beachhead 223
13 The American Fifth Column 243
14 A Treasonous Aspect 263
Epilogue: "Freedom Is a Light" 288