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Leonie Industries publically reasserts its stance as Information Operations community attacks mainstream press. The head of the Pentagon’s chief Information Operations (IO) contractor has personally defended allegations made about his company in the press during an...
Defence IQ talks to Claire Spencer, CEO of I to I Research and a specialist in developing communications campaigns. She walks us through her experience of developing accurate opinion polls in Afghanistan and the areas she perceives as being the most challenging in bot...
Expeditionary Warrior 2012, the U.S. Marine Corps’ amphibious war game, took place in March this year "to identify any gaps or opportunities in a joint service environment to gain entry through the sea and conduct operations ashore against unconventional and conventio...
ISAF Public Affairs Office 2011-02-CA-012 KABUL, Afghanistan (Feb. 24, 2011)
Colonel Marco Stoccuto is an Information Operations and PSYOPS subject matter expert at the Italian Centre of Excellence for Joint Targeting Influence and former commander of the Italian 28thPSYOPS regiment. In recent years, he has deployed as Chief KLE at ISAF HQ and...
Information Operations instantly engenders ideas of hi-tech media and the intention of controlling a broad spectrum of communications. In fact, the most effective elements of IO are those that can be applied within a limited media environment. Kurt Soholt is the ACE Chi...
James McLeod-Hatch is Outgoing Chief of the Target Audience Analysis at Combined Joint Psychological Operations Task Force at ISAF in Kabul, Afghanistan. He speaks to the Counter Propaganda Master Narrative, which is the blueprint for psychological operations in Afgha...
Defence IQ recently spoke with Italian Army Colonel Marco Stoccuto, who has been serving as the PSYOPS Section Head at NATO Joint Forces Command for the past year. Stoccuto updates us on how lessons from Afghanistan and Libya are impacting the way in which the communi...
In our recent article on positive counter-messaging, we heard from several experts in the CVE domain who advocate the need for narratives to be communicated from within vulnerable communities, led by the real influencers. However, finding these influencers is just one c...
The British military’s communications strategy is in the process of a shakeup. Where before there existed two ‘universes’ – that of information operations and psyops, and that of public relations, media ops and marketing – the emerging tactic is now in bridging the ga...
"At the end of the day everyone needs to come and sit round the table to resolve a conflict. It doesn’t matter how many bombs you drop, at some point it’s going to have to go to dialogue. If you plug that function in earlier perhaps you can mitigate some of the lasting...
In 2010 in Afghanistan, International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) is undergoing a second surge and at least a third change in strategy since its involvement to battle an evolving insurgency that is spreading and increasingly taking hold. At the same time support fo...
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