psychological warfare

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the use of psychological tactics to destroy the opponents' morale

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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.
At no time had he prepared specifically to engage in psychological warfare operations, and the preparation he received in the Air Force was a somewhat improvised combination of formal instruction and learning on the fly.
He told reporters last week that all the chatter about Stars was part of a psychological warfare offensive by the West against Iran.
The prospects are not encouraging: military information warfare extends to political warfare, expanding psychological warfare without defined boundaries.
Of course, that and all other leaked documents are in fact deliberate artifacts of American psychological warfare, if you ask President Ahmadinejad.
Slinging the bull in Korea; an adventure in psychological warfare.
Psychological warfare: Separately, Iran accused the US Central Intelligence (CIA) of waging psychological warfare against it through "fake reports," saying the CIA knows Tehran's nuclear programme has no military aims.
The revolutionary armed forces of the DPRK [North Korea] will launch an all-out military strike to blow up the group's means for the psychological warfare," the North's General Staff of the Korean People's Army said on Saturday.
CDATA[ Psychological warfare has moved to the battle field.
Essentially, three terms have been used since World War I to describe the Army's employment of persuasive communications to influence the behavior of enemy, friendly, and neutral audiences: propaganda, psychological warfare, and psychological operations.
ISLAMABAD, October 21, 2009 (Frontier Star): India is planning to launch Psychological warfare in Pakistan to malign the country and portray Pakistan as a terrorist state.
ISLAMABAD, October 21, 2009 (Balochistan Times): India is planning to launch Psychological warfare in Pakistan to malign the country and portray Pakistan as a terrorist state.
The psychological warfare also includes the dropping of leaflets from warplanes, media censorship and frequent official public warnings of the grave consequences.
The battle of grandeur comprising bloody melee and chilling psychological warfare makes it the epic battle of the fifteenth century.
Psychological Warfare in the Intifada: Israeli and Palestinian Media Politics and Military Strategies.