Information Operations: Warfare and the Hard Reality of Soft Power by Leigh Armistead, C, United States National Security Agency, Joint Forces Staff College | | 9781574886993 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Information Operations: Warfare and the Hard Reality of Soft Power

Information Operations: Warfare and the Hard Reality of Soft Power

by Leigh Armistead, C, United States National Security Agency, Joint Forces Staff College
     
 

ISBN-10: 1574886991

ISBN-13: 9781574886993

Pub. Date: 05/30/2004

Publisher: Potomac Books

Fourteen American and Australian educators and practitioners—most associated with the Joint Forces Staff College, others with various branches of the U.S. or Australian national security communities—contribute six chapters on information operations (IO)—the use of modern technology to deliver critical information and influential content in an effort to

Overview

Fourteen American and Australian educators and practitioners—most associated with the Joint Forces Staff College, others with various branches of the U.S. or Australian national security communities—contribute six chapters on information operations (IO)—the use of modern technology to deliver critical information and influential content in an effort to shape perceptions, manage opinions, and control behavior in national security affairs. Originally conceived as a textbook for Joint Forces Staff College students, the text traces the history of IO from a doctrinal standpoint and with regard to organizational changes and educational efforts, and covers the capabilities and related activities of information warfare. Distributed by Books International. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574886993
Publisher:
Potomac Books
Publication date:
05/30/2004
Series:
Issues in Twenty-First Century Warfare
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations and Acronymsvii
Acknowledgmentsxv
Forewordxvii
Introduction1
Chapter 1Foundations: The Language of Information Operations9
Chapter 2Intelligence Support: Foundations for Conducting IO49
Chapter 3Information Protection: The Challenge to Modern Bureaucracies65
Chapter 4Information Projection: Shaping the Global Village111
Chapter 5Related and Supporting Activities: Organize, Train, and Equip163
Chapter 6Implementing IO: Recent Campaigns189
Conclusion: What Is the Future of Information Operations?231
Endnotes235
About the Contributors259
Index265

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