East StratCom disinformation claim:

Brexit might lead to the dissolution of the EU and NATO, which would ultimately mean that the threat of war will be over. The USA need World War Three to gain control over the whole world, including China, Russia and Iran – says Paul Craig Roberts.

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Period/date: 24. June 2016

Debunk claim:

Paul Craig Roberts is a known conspiracy theorist who e.g. denies the official version of 9/11, or claims that Charlie Hebdo attacks were performed by the USA: http://www.salon.com/2015/01/16/ron_paul_defends_insane_charlie_hebdo_conspiracy_theory_im_just_trying_to_get_the_truth_out/ // Support for staying in the EU surges in many EU countries following the Brexit vote: Denmark 69 percent, plus 10 percent; Finland 68, plus 12; Sweden 52, plus 3; Germany 52, plus 13: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/europes-sceptics-lose-their-appeal-after-british-vote-6dxktklmp // “Leaders are absolutely determined to remain united and work closely together as 27”: http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2016/06/29-tusk-remarks-informal-meeting-27/

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This information is reported by European Values Think-Tank in Disinformation Review issue 35. The item is located at row number 1 in the report.

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