psychological operation

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military actions designed to influence the perceptions and attitudes of individuals, groups, and foreign governments

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While al-Qaeda and the largely-manufactured and overinflated enemy of violent jihadism, extremist jihadism, were highlighted, the larger framework of this psychological operation has been and remains to engender fear of Islam, in other words Islamophobia, in the minds of westerners.
The ISIL is a dreadful creature which has been created through the psychological operations and hues and cries of the Zionist media," Firouzabadi told reporters on the sidelines of military parades at the mausoleum of the Founder of the Islamic Republic, the Late Imam Khomeini, South of Tehran.
The cooperation and goodwill gesture of United States in the form of aid to Pakistan is one example of cohesive objectives of psychological operations.
For this year, it will focus on current military operational and field priorities, anti-terrorism, and modern war techniques; border security, and humanitarian, evacuation and psychological operations as well as strategic communications, Al-Shara noted.
It discusses such terms as apartheid, Axis of Evil, boat people, Cold War, collateral damage, containment, cyber warfare, demilitarization, domino theory, ethnic cleansing, friendly fire, holocaust, insurgency, kill list, jihad/jihadism, liberation, mercenaries, narcoterrorism, peacekeeping, psychological operations, surge, terrorism, and weapons of mass destruction.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The international coalition's adviser for Psychological Operations Colonel Jason Reed stressed: "The US troops arrived and will arrive to Qayyarah base aim to provide logistical and technical support to Iraqi forces and will contribute significantly to support the Iraqi forces to expel Daash from Mosul.
The psychological operations unit has intercepted the insurgent's communications and blasted them with Bollywood music and also used remote control to send out the sounds at dawn from two cars left at checkpoints.
He assumed leadership of the civil relations service, the military's psychological operations arm, on February.
It is also an acronym for Pirates of the Burning Sea (an online game), Preservation of Bandwidth Society, Perception of Birth Scale, Psychological Operations Broadcast System and Prioritized Optical Burst.
Number one, that might be all psychological operations of this guy na pagkatagal-tagal na nakakalaya, ay ngayon talagang nararamdaman na niyang pasikip ng pasikip ang mundo niya," he said.
NYSE: TXT) company, said that the US Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (USACAPOC) has selected AXIS Pro as its software tool of choice for socio-cultural information gathering and analysis.
Slinging the Bull in Korea benefits from a short (21 pages) introduction by Katherine Kallestad, a military history and psychological operations author, that not only offers a quick overview of events leading up to and during the Korean War but also sets the stage for psychological warfare operations and the agencies which operated in that realm.
aACAoHe studied at the Military School of Chorrillos in Lima, Peru -- he also received intelligence and counterintelligence training at Fort Gulick in 1967 - and also a course in psychological operations at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
The book begins with a review of concepts and definitions employed by the DoD and an in-depth look at various forms of strategic communication: psychological operations, propaganda, public affairs, and diplomacy.
But as a consolation, we will send you a copy of our Spring 2011 special issue, World War II Top Secret, so you can learn more about the psychological operations of World War II.
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