By Another Way of Deception: The Use of Conspiracy Theories as a Foreign Policy Tool in the Arsenal of the Hybrid Warfare

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Kiril Avramov


Information & Security: An International Journal, Volume 39, Issue 2 (2018)


This article provides analysis of the spread, specifics, usage and “mechanics” of proliferation of the so-called “conspiracy theories,” as an informational aspect of the hybrid warfare, as an offensive disinformation dissemination weapon for pressuring political decision-makers in selected countries at critical junctures.