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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 · Strategic Communication · Strategic Communications · Strategic Narratives

Event: Expert Seminar “Strategic Communications: Insights from the Commercial Sector”


Date: 30th – 31st August 2016 Event location/address:  Riga, Latvia The aim of this seminar is to address current challenges in NATO Strategic Communications and identify solutions and best practice from experienced professionals working in the private sector. This forms part of a project which will develop recommendations on how NATO and the nations can… Continue reading Event: Expert Seminar “Strategic Communications: Insights from the Commercial Sector”

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National Security Council: Fractured Advice, Conflicting Messages


Now, more than ever, we need a National Information Strategy that is insulated from domestic politics. This article highlights several serious problems which this administration is loathe to admit, Democrats cannot stop cheerleading enough to see, and that Republicans cannot stop attacking enough to fix this. We have a severe lack of military experience in… Continue reading National Security Council: Fractured Advice, Conflicting Messages

Narrative · Strategic Narratives

Science Storytelling and the Power of Participation


While this event is long past, the presentation lives on. There is much to be learned here, especially about the first C in the 3C model. MARCH 2, 2015 EVENT DESCRIPTION: The balance of listening and speaking transforms stories through the power of participation. Storytelling is enhanced by activating conversations, enabling exchange and curating perspectives.… Continue reading Science Storytelling and the Power of Participation

Narrative · Strategic Narratives

Storytelling affects human biology, beliefs, behavior


DARPA project explores universal communication tradition Author:  Steve Hammons March 23, 2015 Read any good books lately? How about a compelling TV drama or movie? We all like a good story, and good stories can affect us in significant ways. As a result, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has been researching how… Continue reading Storytelling affects human biology, beliefs, behavior

Information Warfare · Strategic Narratives · Syria

News French strikes against oil sites of Daesh in Syria


Either Western allies were told to start sharing what they’re doing against ISIS or they’re finally starting to do something. Either way, they’re taking cues from Russia. Western SC, IO, IW, PD fail. French aircraft engaged in the operation have Chammal again bombed positions held by the Islamic State (EI or Daesh) in the region… Continue reading News French strikes against oil sites of Daesh in Syria

Information operations · ISIL · ISIS · Islamic State · Strategic Communication · Strategic Narratives

A Response to General Allen


A response to General Allen, by Pascale Combelles Siegel. In response to US should target ISIS online: American General I invited Pascale to write a response.  I like the way she thinks.  I like the way she writes. She has more than a decade of experience in this field.  Thank you, Pascale, for standing up to this challenge… Continue reading A Response to General Allen