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
News from the front, direct from Afghanistan. A friend and I were discussing Measures of Effectiveness (MOE) in MISO/Psychological Operations in Afghanistan. He wrote most of the following, and I thought it good enough to share. He gave me permission to share, here it is in its entirety. The only corrections I made were for… Continue reading On Measures of Effectiveness
As you might recall, I wrote a piece on Camille Chidiac, Leonie and what the effects are on the IO and MISO communities here. I actually had a lot of offline comments and it was a blast writing that piece. I had input from friends at the Pentagon, I had input from seniors at Leonie,… Continue reading The World is Small, Wired and Paranoid!
Breaking News – 24 May 2012 Camille Chidiac, on his personal blog, is accepting full responsibility for any information actions appearing to target two USA Today reporters, here. I take full responsibility for having some of the discussion forums opened and reproducing their previously published USA Today articles on them. Even though the USA Today… Continue reading Camille Chidiac, Co-Founder of Leonie Industries, Does the Honorable Thing
The Information Operations community is under fire; in my opinion it is not justified. There are too many disparate pieces of IO being thrown into the same pot without a unifying theme, without a plan and with no purpose. I’d like to see if I can clarify who is doing what and guess why for… Continue reading Information Operations Community Under Fire