A new guide from the U.S. Army tells soldiers thinking about information warfare missions to consider a simple task: build a street map.
Tactical, operational, and strategic success requires a cultural change to reconcile institutional aversion and reluctance toward non-lethal information warfare. To dominate the information domain before, during, and after the next conflict, significant change is required in the U.S. military’s approach toward training and education of information as a warfighting function, and information operations as a discipline.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall … be brutal. Once out, this one could not be sugar coated, and if he with is strategic importance, status, power, relationships and wealth does not get a pass (in assessments) no one does.
How context, profiles, actions, timelines, sequences, HUMINT, SIGNIT and surveillance in aggregate and in a mosaic tell a story. It is integrity. Did I just accuse CIA of having integrity? I thought that was an FBI thing!
The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, despite the Saudi government’s denials that the de facto ruler was involved, according to a senior US official.
Summary The Russian government’s active measures campaign during the 2016 U.S. presidential election was a watershed moment in the study of modern information operations. Revelations that the Kremlin had purchased divisive political ads on social media platforms, leaked private campaign e-mails, established social media groups to organize offline protests, and deployed paid government trolls
A new paper explains why disinformation campaigns that act as a stabilizing influence in Russia are destabilizing in the United States.