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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

US oligarchs unite: Facebook announces new election propaganda partnership with Atlantic Council war lobby to fight fake news at election time. Atlantic Council will spot geographic areas requiring "education" during election season-Facebook Newsroom, 5/17/18...(Atlantic Council is a massive war lobby which exists to extract cash from US taxpayers by inciting Endless Unwinnable Wars especially against Russia)

"Two weeks after the Atlantic Council explained to us that we need to be propagandized for our own good, Facebook announces a new partnership with the Atlantic Council to make sure we're getting the right kinds of information."..."Facebook used to be a social media tool, albeit briefly. Now it is a Deep State tool, allowing it to spy on the people and brainwash them into submission."..."When you look at who bankrolls the Atlantic Council (the military industrial complex), it becomes abundantly clear why this is so sinister." Atlantic Council Donors.
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May 17, 2018, "Announcing New Election Partnership with the Atlantic Council," Facebook Newsroom, by Katie Harbath, Global Politics and Government Outreach Director

"Facebook is investing heavily to prevent our service from being abused during elections. We’re doubling the number of people who work on safety and security and using technology like artificial intelligence to more effectively block fake accounts – the source of many bad ads and a lot of misinformation. In addition, we’re more actively working with outside experts, governments and other companies because we know that we can’t solve these challenges on our own. For example, last month we announced an independent commission to help fund and organize research into the impact of social media on society — starting with elections.

Today, we’re excited to launch a new partnership with the Atlantic Council, which has a stellar reputation looking at innovative solutions to hard problems. Experts from their Digital Forensic Research Lab will work closely with our security, policy and product teams to get Facebook real-time insights and updates on emerging threats and disinformation campaigns from around the world. This will help increase the number of “eyes and ears” we have working to spot potential abuse on our service — enabling us to more effectively identify gaps in our systems, preempt obstacles, and ensure that Facebook plays a positive role during elections all around the world.

Facebook will also use the Atlantic Council’s Digital Research Unit Monitoring Missions during elections and other highly sensitive moments. This will allow us to focus on a particular geographic area — monitoring for misinformation and foreign interference and also working to help educate citizens as well as civil society.

Finally, we know that tackling these problems effectively also requires the right policies and regulatory structures so that governments and companies can help prevent abuse while also ensuring people have a voice during elections. The Atlantic Council’s network of leaders is uniquely situated to help all of us think through the challenges we will face in the near and long-term.

This effort is part of an broader initiative to help provide credible and independent research about the role of social media in elections, as well as democracy more generally. We look forward to working together to protect free and fair elections across the world."

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Atlantic Council 2016 donors include US taxpayers via NATO, the US State Dept., US Air Force, US Army, US Marine Corps, US Navy....Honorable mention in $10,000-$24,999 group: Law firm Perkins Coie. They hired Fusion GPS which assembled and marketed the Russia-Gate Anti-Trump dossier.

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Adrienne Arsht
Bahaa Hariri
United Arab Emirates 
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$250,000 - $999,999

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company ◊
Airbus Group SE
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Melanie Chen
Cheniere Energy, Inc.
Chevron
Crescent Petroleum ◊
Dentons
Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom
Frontera Resources
Anis Haggar
George Lund
Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation
MNG Group of Companies
NATO
OCP Foundation
QUALCOMM Incorporated
Royal Norwegian Ministry of Defence
Saab North America, Inc.
SCM Holdings
SICPA HOLDING SA
Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc.
Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Zurich Insurance Group Ltd

$100,000 - $249,000

Anonymous
Robert J. Abernethy
Thomas L. Blair
Asfari Foundation
Baker McKenzie
Bayat Group
The Blackstone Group L.P.
Chopivsky Family Foundation
Google Inc.
C. Boyden Gray
Ahmed Hakki
Halk Bankası §
HSBC Holdings plc
Inter-American Development Bank
International Petroleum Investment Corporation ◊
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Foundation, Inc.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Alexander V. Mirtchev
Morganti Group, Inc.
Mubadala Development Company ◊
Nevsun Resources Ltd.
Ploughshares Fund
Raytheon Company
Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, Inc.
Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Southern Company
Squire Patton Boggs
Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States
The Techint Group
Ukrainian World Congress
United States Department of State

United Technologies Corporation ‡
Victor Pinchuk Foundation

$50,000 - $99,000

Anonymous
African Rainbow Minerals Ltd
Dafer Alazri
All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.
Allied Command Transformation
AM General, LLC
Avascent Group
Beretta USA Corporation
David Burgstahler
Çalık Holding
Chubb Limited
DLA Piper
ENGIE
Eni S.p.A.
Ernst and Young LLP
ExxonMobil Corporation
Fund II Foundation
Robert S. Gelbard
Hanesbrands Inc.
İhlas Holding A.Ş.
JPMorgan Chase and Co.
Korea Foundation
KraussMaffei Group GmbH
Leonardo S.p.A.
MCB Bank Ltd.
Ministry of Defense of Latvia
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Montenegro
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia
Pfizer Inc.
W. DeVier Pierson
S and P Global Inc.
SAFRAN SA
Science Applications International Corporation
Seattle International Foundation
Severstal Group
SGO Co Ltd
Omar Shawaf
Kris Singh
Sony Corporation
Textron Inc.
Thales S.A.
Transatlantic Policy Network
Türkiye Petrolleri Anonim Ortaklığı §
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.
United Parcel Service, Inc

$25,000 - $49,999

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Peter Ackerman
African Energy Association
The Ballard Group LLC
Bank of America Corporation
Bank Zachodni WBK S.A. ‡
BASF Corporation
The Boeing Company
BP America Inc.
John E. Chapoton
Ahmed Charai
Patricia Cloherty
The Coca-Cola Company
John Paul de Joria
Deloitte, LLP
Ecologic Institute
Edelman
Ekkou VP §
Elbit Systems of America, Inc.
European Investment Bank
First Data Corporation
First Eastern (Holdings) Limited
Brian Fitzgerald
Ronald M. Freeman
FTI Consulting, Inc.
Thomas H. Glocer
GPD Charitable Trust
Groupe Banque Populaire
Stephen J. Hadley
Ian Hague
Brian C. McK. Henderson
Steve Herman
The Howard Baker Forum
Mary L. Howell
Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.
Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Co. L.P.
Leidos Holdings, Inc.
LexisNexis Legal and Professional
LisaBeth Foundation
Jan M. Lodal
Mannheim LLC
William Mayer
MBDA Incorporated
McKinsey & Company
McLarty Associates
Mercuria Energy Group Ltd
Meridiam SAS
MetLife, Inc.
Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Lithuania
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Finland
Moroccan-American Cultural Center Inc
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Panasonic Corporation
Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc. ◊
Parsons Corporation ◊
Penguin Random House
PKN Orlen S.A. ‡
Renaissance Strategic Advisors
Randolph Reynolds
Charles Rossotti
Royal Dutch Shell plc
Rockwell Schnabel
Sempra Energy
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Statoil ASA
Thomas F. Stephenson
Ellen O. Tauscher
Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited
United States Chamber of Commerce
United States Air Force
United States Army
United States Marine Corps
United States Navy

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Xylem Inc

$10,000 - $24,999

3M Poland Manufacturing Sp. z o.o. ul. ‡
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Allianz Foundation for North America
Archicom S.A. ‡
Victor Ashe
Farhad Azima
Bank of New York Mellon, Inc. ‡
Bloomberg Philanthropies
John D. Bowlin
Byron Callan
Caterpillar Inc.
Charles Koch Institute
ConocoPhillips
James Cook
The Dow Chemical Company
Joseph D. Duffey
Omer Er
European Union
Fire Eye Inc.
Alan H. Fleischmann
April Foley
Global Voices
Gökhan Gündoğdu
Raven Harris
Intel Corporation
Reuben Jeffery
Franklin D. Kramer
Lane Mideast Contracting, LLC. ◊
John D. Macomber
Microsoft Corporation
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland
Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Moody’s Corporation
Virginia A. Mulberger
Oliver Wyman Group
Open Society Initiative for Europe ‡
Perkins Coie LLP

David H. Petraeus
Powszechny Zaklad Ubezpieczen na Zycie S.A. ‡
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Robert Bosch Stiftung
Rockefeller and Co., Inc.
The Ronald and Jo Carole Lauder Foundation
Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. ‡
Stephen Shapiro
Shearman and Sterling LLP
Alan Solomont
Southwest Holdings Ltd
Stroock and Stroock and Lavan LLP
Symantec Corporation
Tauron Group ‡
Harlan Ullman
Unitas Risk Ltd
US Water Partnership
United Minds for Progress
Rodolphe Vallee
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Jaime Zimmerman

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Odeh Aburdene
Baring Vostok Capital Partners
BGR Group
Nancy Brinker
Cassa Depositi e Prestiti
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Michael E. Dailey
Andrew Davis
Thomas J. Edelman
Stuart E. Eizenstat
Lawrence P. Fisher, II
Barbara Hackman Franklin
Laurie S. Fulton
Sherri W. Goodman
Chris Griner
Michael V. Hayden
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.
Barbara Humpton
Christopher Iannaccone
Frederick Kempe and Pamela Meyer
Robert M. Kimmitt
Steven Klinsky
Christian Lawless
Radu G. Magdin
Wendy W. Makins
Prakash H. Mehta
Judith Miller
P. Stephen Minor
Mitsui and Co. (U.S.A.), Inc.
Movado Group, Inc.
Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg
Daniel Poneman
The Related Companies, L.P.
Royal DSM N.V.
Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association
Security First Corp.
Theodore Sedgwick
James Seng
T and R Chemicals Inc
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
Clyde C. Tuggle
Unilever
US-Angola Chamber of Commerce
Charles F. Wald
Dov S. Zakheim

$1,000 - $4,999

Timothy D. Adams
Beverly Allen
Jawhar al-Sourchi
American Israel Public Affairs Committee
American University
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The Asan Institute for Policy Studies
Elizabeth F. Bagley
Esfandyar Batmanghelidj
Peter Behr
Margaret Bennett
Dennis Blair
Blue Star Strategies, LLC
Harold Brown
R. Nicholas Burns
Kenneth Cooper
Peter Cunniffe
Ivo H. Daalder
Carl de Stefanis
Kirk Elliott
Frank Finelli
Andrew Frank
Gabriel Galvan
Global Media Partners
Patrick Gross
Richard Grove
Carter Ham
Steven Hefter
Frederic Hof
Robert D. Hormats
William J. Hybl
International Republican Institute
Kosmos Energy Ltd
John Kreider
Geraldine Kunstadter
Philip Lader
Richard L. Lawson
Linden Blue
Jane Lute
Lynx Investment Advisory, Llc
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. E Quiroga Advogados
Eric D.K. Melby
Franklin C. Miller
James Miller
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea
Fay Moghtader
Michael J. Morell
Joseph S. Nye
Sean O’Keefe
Norman Pearlstine
Joshua Peterson
J. Peter Pham
Thomas R. Pickering
Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty
Thomas J. Ridge
Walter B. Slocombe
Paula Stern
John Tanner
ThyssenKrupp AG ‡
Frances M. Townsend
Scott van Buskirk
Melanne Verveer
Renate von Boyens
Damon Wilson
Jeffrey Wright
Mary C. Yates

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Florence Akinyemi
Nohemi Lira Albarran
Nadia Alkam
Michael Allen
Michael A. Almond
Anna Andersson
Stuart Archer
Robert Beecroft
Jerald Belofsky
Eric Bibby
James Bindenagel
Neil Brown
David Buffaloe
Andrew Buher
Keith Bulter
Lawrence Carew
Irwin Chapman
Jon Chicky
Albert Cho
Urrutia Christian
Angela Cockerham
Frances Cook
Morgan David
James De Francia
Rob de Wijk
Christopher J. Dodd
Aaron Dowd
Richard Downie
Ana Dukic
Arnold C. Dupuy
Timothy Fairbank
Virginia Campo Garcia
Glenn Gerstell
Steven Glickman
Mark Goff
Faruk Baturalp Günay
Behrooz Hadavi
Natasha Hadijski
Tom Henteleff
John Herbst
Adam Hitchcock
Jeffrey Hoffman
Robert Homans, Jr.
Shieh Hsieh
Thomas Huf
Adwoa Jones
Walter Juraszek
Peter Kalotai
Zalmay M. Khalilzad
Jonathan Kirschner
Carrie Kolasky
Dávid Korányi
Maxim Kryvoruchko-Eristavi
Maciej Kuziemski
Kamila Lepkowska
Liis Lipre-Järma
Gerhard Mally
Jason Marczak
Foad Mardukhi
Daniel L. Martinez
Margarita Mathiopoulos
Samuel M. McDonald
Jelena Milic
Sean Misko
Dan Morrison
James Morrison
Manuel Muniz
Terence Murphy
Eugene L. Nardelli
Ann Nicocelli-Bailey
Christian Paasch
Walter Parchomenko
Mira Patel
Raul Perea-Henze
Yannis Perlepes
Charles Alan Peyser
Simone Pflaum
Philip Pilevsky
Alan Platt
Jelena Putre
Christina Rocca
Jason Rockett
Bianca-Martina Rohner
Sandia National Laboratories
Mayecor Sar
Lily Sarafan
Peter Schechter
Mark Schwendler
Anand Shah
Adam Louis Shrier
Jonathan Silverthorne
Mark Simakovsky
Pamela Smith
Daniel Speckhard
Karen St. John
Steven Steiner
Andris Strazds
Frank Tapparo
Samuel Taylor
William Theuer
Alex Tiersky
Julien Touati
Marten van Heuven
Julie Varghese
Samantha Vinograd
Don Wallace
Krzysztof Walski
Leigh Warner
E. Allan Wendt
J. Marc Wheat
Neal Wolin
John Woodworth
Samuel Zega
Jonathan Zittrai
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