Exclusive: Iran Steps up Efforts to Sow Discord Inside the U.S.

Source: Yahoo News - View Original Article
Published: Jun 08, 2021
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Policy Leaning:

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Politician Portrayal:

42% Negative


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Policy Leaning Analysis:

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 96% Conservative:

  • 2 positive sentiments and 9 negative sentiments for Iran.


Politician Portrayal Analysis:

This article includes the following Politician Portrayal sentiments, providing an average sentiment of 42% Negative and bias score of -28% Liberal:

1 negative sentiment and 2 positive sentiments for Donald Trump
2 negative sentiments and 2 positive sentiments for Joe Biden


Policies:

Iran

Politicians:

Donald Trump
Joe Biden

Sentiments

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16% "The new spike in online provocations follows months of intense activity by Iran during the 2020 presidential campaign, when Tehran spread messages aimed at ..."
2% "Platforms associated with Iran are actively working to leverage current events impacting America and use it to achieve objectives similar to what Russia is ..."
-2% "U.S. officials also want to create an incentive for Iran to tone down its proxy wars in Yemen and Syria.""
-12% "Many of them have been Tweets associated with troll armies of the Islamic Republic of Iran.""
-16% "Governments including China and Iran, as well as international terrorist groups and domestic extremist groups how effective Russia's methods are, the intelligence official says.""
-20% "Iran was more provocative than Russia this go round, Watts says.""
-24% "Last year, Iran was behind efforts to intimidate Democratic voters in the weeks before the election by sending threatening email messages from accounts posing ..."
-26% "But within days of the conflict beginning last month in Israel and Gaza Twitter accounts linked to Iran were amplifying anti-Semitic messages in English, ..."
-42% "Intelligence officials expect Tehran to continue to deploy online covert influence that includes spreading disinformation about fake threats or compromised election infrastructure and recirculating ..."

We have listed the top 10 sentiments. More sentiments do exist. Please review the full article for more information.



*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

58% : The new spike in online provocations follows months of intense activity by Iran during the 2020 presidential campaign, when Tehran spread messages aimed at amplifying existing social divisions with the U.S and hurting former President Donald Trump's chances of winning re-election, according to U.S. intelligence analysts.
51% : "Platforms associated with Iran are actively working to leverage current events impacting America and use it to achieve objectives similar to what Russia is trying to do: sow discord, undermine confidence in the U.S. government, both here at home and abroad, and promote their geopolitical objectives."
49% : U.S. officials also want to create an incentive for Iran to tone down its proxy wars in Yemen and Syria.
44% : "Many of them have been Tweets associated with troll armies of the Islamic Republic of Iran."
42% : Governments including China and Iran, as well as international terrorist groups and domestic extremist groups how effective Russia's methods are, the intelligence official says.
40% : "Iran was more provocative than Russia this go round," Watts says.
38% : Last year, Iran was behind efforts to intimidate Democratic voters in the weeks before the election by sending threatening email messages from accounts posing as the violent pro-Trump group the Proud Boys, U.S. intelligence officials have found.
37% : But within days of the conflict beginning last month in Israel and Gaza Twitter accounts linked to Iran were amplifying anti-Semitic messages in English, including the phrases
29% : On Biden's to-do list is to talk to European leaders about Biden's offer to return to the Iran nuclear deal that Trump exited in 2018, in hopes of getting Iran to curtail its nuclear weapons program.
29% : Intelligence officials expect Tehran to continue to deploy online "covert influence" that includes "spreading disinformation about fake threats or compromised election infrastructure and recirculating anti-U.S. content," U.S. intelligence officials found in a global threat assessment released in April.
25% : Iran used several thousand fake social media accounts to spread misinformation, some of which were created as far back as 2012, ODNI assessed.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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