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New Ways In The Cognitive Dimension Of Information Operations


NEW WAYS IN THE COGNITIVE DIMENSION OF INFORMATION OPERATIONS Zsolt HAIG National University of Public Service, Budapest, Hungary haig.zsolt@uni-nke.hu Veronika HAJDU National University of Public Service, Budapest, Hungary hajdu.veronika@uni-nke.hu ABSTRACT In this paper the authors introduce the cognitive dimension that is becoming more and more important in the field of information operations with special regard… Continue reading New Ways In The Cognitive Dimension Of Information Operations

Influence · Information operations · Information Warfare · Psychological Operations · Strategic Communication · Strategic Communications · Target Audience Analysis

Influence Options – Dr. Steve Tatham


A dear friend, Dr. Steve Tatham, a former senior UK military Officer, eminently qualified IO and Psyop officer, started up a company, Influence Options, in the UK. I’ve worked with Steve for almost as long as I can remember. He is “good quality people”, the best, and he’s been working on the front lines in the information environment… Continue reading Influence Options – Dr. Steve Tatham

Information operations · Psychological Operations

PSYOP: USACAPOC dedicates new headquarters to fallen N.C. soldier


By Drew Brooks Pfc. Alan H. Newton had a seemingly endless supply of love. While he was known for rescuing any animal spotted near his family’s home in Star — and a few people in need, too — Newton’s greatest loves were his family and his country, officials said. Nearly eight years after he was… Continue reading PSYOP: USACAPOC dedicates new headquarters to fallen N.C. soldier

Psychological Operations

The history of U.S. PSYOPS: Before the beginning (Part 1) SOFREP Original Content


The history of U.S. PSYOPS: Before the beginning (Part 1) BY LEO W. 05.19.2017#EXPERT ANALYSISEMAIL SHARE TWEET Psychological Operations. These two words have become so controversial, that the U.S. Army in 2010 nonchalantly changed it to the rather bland and bureaucratic title Military Information Support Operations (MISO).  Rosa Brooks, Senior Advisor to the Undersecretary of Defense… Continue reading The history of U.S. PSYOPS: Before the beginning (Part 1) SOFREP Original Content

Information operations · Military Information Support Operations · Psychological Operations

Psyop: Operators develop information support skills


Moroccans learn communication skills at Flintlock 2017 By MAJ. NICHOLAS MANNWEILER, for U.S. Africa CommandMar 12, 2017 SOUTHERN ZONE, Morocco – Special operations missions require a wide variety of skillsets that can be applied at a small unit level to achieve strategic goals as efficiently as possible. Partnered alongside American military instructors, members of Morocco’s… Continue reading Psyop: Operators develop information support skills

Information operations · Information Warfare

Pizzas, Loudspeakers and Moms: The U.S. Military’s Unorthodox Mission Against Joseph Kony


In final push to vanquish Joseph Kony’s murderous Lord’s Resistance Army, the U.S. is waging a psychological battle to draw the last rebels from the Central African bush By Michael M. Phillips OBO, Central African Republic—Obira Julius was stretched out on the ground, taking a breather on a slog from one jungle hideout to another,… Continue reading Pizzas, Loudspeakers and Moms: The U.S. Military’s Unorthodox Mission Against Joseph Kony

Information operations · Military Information Support Operations · Psychological Operations

US Marines May Expand Psychological Operations with New Job Specialty


Mar 11, 2016 | by Hope Hodge Seck As the Marine Corps looks to prepare for future conflicts and expand key highly skilled communities, the service will consider adding a new primary military occupational specialty: 0521, Military Information Support Operations. A briefing document obtained by Military.com proposes expanding what is now a free, or additional… Continue reading US Marines May Expand Psychological Operations with New Job Specialty