Information operations · Russian

Putin’s spokesman dismisses ‘stupid’ Asperger’s claim


Not so fast, Mr. Kremlin spokesman… Once you’ve read this news article from Yahoo, look at the video contained in the article. I question the Kremlin’s dismissal.  Did they rule out the possibility of Asperger’s syndrome through a brain scan, an MRI? I can never look at Putin the same, I will always wonder if… Continue reading Putin’s spokesman dismisses ‘stupid’ Asperger’s claim

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Confessions of a Strategic Communicator – By Rosa Brooks | Foreign Policy


BY ROSA BROOKS | DECEMBER 6, 2012 I must have sinned egregiously during a past life, because when I arrived at the Pentagon in spring 2009, I was handed responsibility for the can of worms known as “strategic communication.” I was a newly minted political appointee in the Office of the Secretary of Defense’s policy… Continue reading Confessions of a Strategic Communicator – By Rosa Brooks | Foreign Policy

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Pentagon Abandons Strategic Communication? | The Public Diplomacy Council


Pentagon Abandons Strategic Communication? Author: Brian Carlson Tuesday, December 18th 2012 http://www.publicdiplomacycouncil.org/commentaries/12-18-12/pentagon-abandons-strategic-communication A couple of public diplomacy colleagues have asked me what we should think of the Pentagon memo issued earlier this month, the one that seems to say Strategic Communication is out. Over. Finished. “What did you say?” Does this mean the end of… Continue reading Pentagon Abandons Strategic Communication? | The Public Diplomacy Council

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Is DoD Strategic Communication Going Away?


Is the Pentagon killing off Strategic Communication? OSD – Public Affairs and USD – Policy  share responsibility for Strategic Communication for the Department of Defense, but word on the street, now confirmed by insiders, says that the Public Affairs office for SC, known as the Communication, Planning and Integration Directorate is slowly but surely being… Continue reading Is DoD Strategic Communication Going Away?