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psychological warfare

the military application of psychology, esp to propaganda and attempts to influence the morale of enemy and friendly groups in time of war
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This article shows that Lippmann was not only an important intellectual influence for the Communications Group members but also one of those who helped strengthen the ties between communication research and propaganda and psychological warfare agencies.
It provides abbreviated chapters from his previous books and articles and adds new ones covering the period from approximately 1945 till 1982, the misnamed Second Intifada (2000--2006, branding of the name itself being a psychological warfare success for the Palestinians), Operation 'Cast Lead' (2008--2009) and the Mavi Marmara affair (2010).
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.
Yousuf said the hacking was an attempt at psychological warfare by NATO-led forces.
* 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.
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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 (Balochistan Times): India is planning to launch Psychological warfare in Pakistan to malign the country and portray Pakistan as a terrorist state.