Counterinsurgency Operations [FMI 3-07.22] - This FMI establishes doctrine (fundamental principles and TTP) for military operations in a counterinsurgency environment. It is based on existing doctrine and lessons learned from recent combat operations. Chapter 5 discusses Psychological Operations and Military Police Support.
Carpetbagger Photographic Archives - This web site commemorates the first Special Operations Group of the United States Army Air Forces, created in 1943 as a compliment to the already existing British Special Operations Executive squadrons which had been in operation since Churchill's directive to Set Europe ablaze! in 1940.
Global Engagement Center - Established pursuant to U.S. Executive Order 13721 [PDF], signed on on March 14, 2016, which states the Center "shall lead the coordination, integration, and synchronization of Government-wide communications activities directed at foreign audiences abroad in order to counter the messaging and diminish the influence of international terrorist organizations."
Holocaust Denial - Questions and answers from a Jewish perspective about Holocaust denial. "One of the most notable anti-Semitic propaganda movements to develop over the past two decades has been the organized effort to deny or minimize the established history of Nazi genocide against the Jews." Topics include origins of the movement (including the Institute for Historical Review), related American legal precedents, academic interest, and denial themes. Part of the Jewish Virtual Library from the American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise.
Army and Embedded Media, The - Lieutenant Colonel Tammy L. Miracle, U.S. Army, Military Review September-October 2003 English Edition. In Operation Iraqi Freedom, approximately 500 journalists, photographers, and news crews ensure that the media receives every opportunity to observe actual combat operations.
Deception 101- Primer on Deception, by Dr. Joseph Caddell. Deception is a traditional component of political and military conflict. This monograph defines terms, examines historical examples, and discusses problems associated with deception.
Information-Age Psychological Operations by Commander Randall G. Bowdish, US Navy, Military Review, Headquarters, Department of the Army Prepared by US Army Command and General Staff College Volume LXXVIII - December 1998-February 1999, No. 6 Professional Bulletin 100-98-12
Mind games - in the Wake of Iraq, Lieutenant-Colonel Steven Collins assesses the Coalition's perception-management operations before, during and after Operation Iraqi Freedom and their implications for NATO. Reprinted with permission from the NATO Review, 2003
Minerva - Initiated by former Secretary Gates in 2008, seeks to build deeper understanding of the social, cultural, and political dynamics that shape regions of strategic interest around the world. How to mold the hearts and minds.
Operation Northwoods - Code name for a U.S. Department of Defense draft memorandum outlining potential false flag actions, under the Cuban flag. The draft memorandum was written in 1962 by the Department of Defense and Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) representative to the Caribbean Survey Group and presented to Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara by the JCS on March 13, 1962, with one paragraph approved, as a preliminary submission for planning purposes. The proposal was rejected by McNamara. Often claimed to be an unfounded conspiracy theory, the document was declassified in recent years by the Freedom of Information Act, thereby proving to be a verified conspiracy.
Phil Tayor's Web Site - Covering international communications and strategic communications, propaganda, military-media relations, public diplomacy, information warfare and information operations, psycological operations, war reporting, perception management and the War on Terrorism, and more:
Propaganda - Website companion to the 2009 exhibition State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda," which "reveals how the Nazi Party used modern techniques as well as new technologies and carefully crafted messages to sway millions with its vision for a new Germany." Includes a timeline, information about the themes used in Nazi propaganda, a gallery of propaganda examples, and resources for further study. From the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Propaganda Leaflets - The database currently contains details of over 4,400 different aerial propaganda leaflets and other psyop printed product from WWI to the present day.
Propaganda Media - Based upon Psychological Operations Field Manual No.33-1 published in August 1979 by Department of the Army Headquarters in Washington D.C. and Psychological Operations (PSYOP) Media Subcourse PO-0816 by The Army Institute for Professional Development. Published in 1983.
Psywar - Psychological warfare, psychological operations (PSYOP), black propaganda, and aerial propaganda leaflets.
PsyWar Society - An international associatin of psychological warfare historians and aerial propaganda leaflet collectors. Publishes a quarterly magazine, The Falling Leaf, a valuable source of news, articles, and information about the history of psychological warfare.
Psywarrior - A tour of the history of psychological operations, and what PSYOP is today.
Special Operations.com: Psyop - US Army PSYOP forces plan and execute the Joint Force Commanders' PSYOP activities at the strategic, operational, and tactical levels; support all special operations missions; and conduct PSYOP in support of consolidation missions.
Vietnam Wars, The - A study of one aspect of the wars, the use of words and images by each side to influence the thoughts and behaviour of the other.
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