If we go back to the1990's, the CIA and the US Special Forces created the war in Yugoslavia to break the country up. At the same time, they were breaking up the Soviet Union into different republics and the Russian Federation
The methods for censoring independent media all come from the CIA; they all come from the intelligence services.
The CIA is accustomed to controlling the explanations that are given to the American people. They began controlling the American media in the 1950’s and I think today they have complete control over the print and TV media in the United States.