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US/NATO Embrace Psy-ops and Info-War • by Don North

US/NATO Embrace Psy-ops and Info-War


September 2, 2015

Exclusive: The U.S. government and NATO have entered the Brave New World of “strategic communications,” merging psy-ops, propaganda and P.R. in order to manage the perceptions of Americans and the world’s public, reports veteran war correspondent Don North.

By Don North



As reflected in a recent NATO conference in Latvia and in the Pentagon’s new “Law of War”manual, the U.S. government has come to view the control and manipulation of information as a “soft power” weapon, merging psychological operations, propaganda and public affairs under the catch phrase “strategic communications.”

This attitude has led to treating psy-ops – manipulative techniques for influencing a target population’s state of mind and surreptitiously shaping people’s perceptions – as just a normal part of U.S. and NATO’s information policy.

Read more here:

http://www.conspiracy-cafe.com/apps/blog/show/43525930-us-nato-embrace-psy-ops-and-info-war


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