Why we don’t need a CVE “counter narrative”: this war is about actions, not words
In the race to ‘do something’ to counter Daesh propaganda, Governments in the West have forgotten that actions speak louder than words; except in Canada, where they are walking the CVE talk.
Women - The Achilles Heel of ISIL and Khorasan
While many will marvel at the UAE's progressive outlook on women's rights; and how this photograph will be a beacon for women in the Arab League of Nations - there is a larger play here. And it's an exceptional masterstroke of IO/PSYOP.
Prisoners of the Information War
Can you remember the last time you clicked on a headline that factually represented the story it claimed to report? No spin?
Socialveillance: Are you tuning in?
Surveillance on Social Media, or socialveillance, isn’t often discussed as part of the information revolution that we’ve been living through over the past decade...
Single, Armed & Online: Tinder joins the Online Info Ops Arsenal
Perhaps Tinder is not your first weapon of choice in your IO toolbox, but what other online app gives you free information promulgation in such a targeted way?
NATO School in Norfolk VA; and the generational threat ISIL presents
With social media changing the traditional view of asymmetric warfare - and with a single hash tag now the most valuable tool in the warfighters non-kinetic arsenal – ‘The Information Battlefield’ is now streaming live into workplaces, schools, homes and handbags.
Iraq: a quantum shift in the AO - Welcome to #DesertStormMKII
The first Gulf War ended more than a decade before Twitter launched - and much has changed on the battlefield, on and offline, since.