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Crying, retreating, and dying terrorists: How the US used psychological operations to defeat ISIS units


This is a nice article but there is a wee bit of a lack of information. Also, the article uses the Queen’s English. “…PSYOP missions can be categorised as White, Grey, or Black…” The white, grey, or black label refers to the acknowledgment or the dislosure of the source of the information.  This may refer… Continue reading Crying, retreating, and dying terrorists: How the US used psychological operations to defeat ISIS units

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InfowarCon 2018: CALL FOR PAPERS


Guys and Gals of the information warfare community, information operations world, strategic communications, public diplomacy, cybersecurity, cyberwarfare, electronic warfare, etc – InfowarCon is THE event that you should attend.   I’ve been to quite a few of these through the years. Founded by Winn Schwartau back when the concept of information warfare was just gaining traction… Continue reading InfowarCon 2018: CALL FOR PAPERS

Information operations · Psychological Warfare

Psychological Warfare – 1947


Psychological Warfare Classic eBook available. http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/48612?msg=welcome_stranger By PAUL M. A. LINEBARGER School of Advanced International Studies DUELL, SLOAN AND PEARCE, NEW YORK COPYRIGHT 1948, 1954, BY PAUL M. A. LINEBARGER All rights reserved. No part of this book in excess of five hundred words may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing from… Continue reading Psychological Warfare – 1947

Psychological Warfare · Russia

Announcement of 77 Bde: how not to do comms


Last week I twice published articles about the “Chindits”. Here and here. Then a source told me that it was all ca-ca.  You know, a non-story. I sat back and watched the Russians ‘flame on’ about UK psychological warfare in cyberspace, about terrorism in cyberspace and about an abuse of the Geneva Convention in cyberspace.  Sitting… Continue reading Announcement of 77 Bde: how not to do comms

Baltic States · Information Warfare · Politics · Propaganda · Psychological Warfare · Public Diplomacy · Russia · Strategic Communication · Ukraine

Russian Threats Underscore Europe’s Need To Boost Military


Russia is on the forefront of many country leaders thoughts and plans.  Not just because of Ukraine. While Putin claims that Russia is being antagonized by Europe, the Baltic States and East Europe, he uses this as a rallying cry for the Russian people.  “Eat less“, is his latest initiative.  Putin uses this as an… Continue reading Russian Threats Underscore Europe’s Need To Boost Military

Politics · Propaganda · Psychological Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

An Insider’s Account of How Putin Uses the Media to Brainwash Russians


by Helle Dale / @Helledale / January 07, 2015 Commentary by   If we really knew what is going on in the Kremlin backrooms, where Russia’s information war is being planned, writes author Peter Pomerantsev in Politico magazine, the West would be shocked. Audiences within the reach of Russia’s growing media empire are fed cynical media… Continue reading An Insider’s Account of How Putin Uses the Media to Brainwash Russians

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Capitol Club AOC IO Classes


Description.  The Capitol Club of the Association of Old Crows is presenting a series of classes on Information Operations to educate interested persons. Who: Persons with an interest in Information Operations, currently no restrictions in attendees. What: Unclassified IO classes Where: 3rd Floor Classroom, AOC building, 1000 North Payne Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 When: 0800-1700 20… Continue reading Capitol Club AOC IO Classes