Top NATO academics have definitive proof that Putin is 'stoking refugee unrest in Germany' in an attempt to topple Angela Merkel. Sounds legit.
Germany. Once Europe's intellectual and cultural center; now a NATO armpit stain where no one believes the media.
Faced with a flood of undocumented refugees and the rapid deterioration of the nation's social fabric, many Germans blame their Chancellor, Angela Merkel, and her "open door" refugee policy, for the growing crisis.
Foolish Germans. Don't they know that Russia's sinister Vladimir Putin used his KGB voodoo doll to force Merkel to be a bad leader? (He can also bend spoons with his thoughts. Check YouTube.) NATO to the rescue!
Russia is trying to topple Angela Merkel by waging an information war designed to stir up anger in Germany over refugees, Nato’s most senior expert on strategic communications has claimed.
Jānis Sārts, director of Nato’s Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence, based in Riga, Latvia, told the Observer that Russia had a track record of funding extremist forces in Europe, and that he believed there was now evidence of Russia agitating in Germany against Merkel.
Yes, all of the anger and frustration in Germany over Merkel's disastrous refugee policy is the direct result of Putin using a magical computer that can download dumb ideas into Angela Merkel's noodle. You heard it here first.
Here's the best part of the Guardian's (of course it's from the Guardian) write-up:
Insisting that he could talk only as an expert, and not as a spokesman for Nato, Sārts said: “[Russia] is establishing a network that can be controlled. You can use it as they have tried to do in Germany, combined with the legitimate issue of refugees, to undercut political processes in a very serious way. Angela Merkel has been a very adamant supporter of continued sanctions against Russia If it was just punishment, that would be OK – but it is testing whether they can build on pre-existing problems and create a momentum where there is political change in Germany.
"Legitimate issues" are threatening Merkel's government. Ergo, Putin!
Enjoy your Sunday.
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