cyber security · Cyber warfare

Congress is Hurting the U.S. Regarding Cybersecurity


I just received an email from someone who I deeply respect.  He is in a position of authority, teaching many of our future leaders in subjects we desperately need them to not only become proficient, but they must excel. He deeply disrespects Congress.  He thinks they are ‘idiots’ and not worth the effort of teaching… Continue reading Congress is Hurting the U.S. Regarding Cybersecurity

Information operations

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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The US Government Needs It, They Just Don’t Know It


Yesterday Government Executive published an article titled Think tank seeks new federal office to counter extremist ideology, by Charles S. Clark.  In the article Doug Feith and others called for an office to be established that counters extremist ideologies.  That’s nice, guys.  You’re taking on less than 1% of the world, causing countless resources to… Continue reading The US Government Needs It, They Just Don’t Know It

Information operations · Strategic Communication

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?