Posts Tagged ‘Army’

Afghanistan Tweeting Military

 

Moving beyond the current, 20th-century approach to messaging will require better coordination with “civilian agencies and other civilian entities,” as well as new technologies designed to “isolate and identify disinformation,” Knaggs said.

DoD Officials: Irregular Warfare, Information Ops Key to Winning Next War

[Andrew Knaggs, deputy assistant secretary of defense for Special Operations and Combating Terrorism] said the U.S. military needs to reframe “irregular warfare as the key pillar for a proactive campaign to fight and win in an era of adversarial competition,” an approach that will likely favor controlled messaging and other influencing tools rather than counter-terrorism missions.

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CNN’s ‘Venezuelan army defectors’ not in army, not defectors & don’t live in Venezuela

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Used & Betrayed – 100 Years of US Troops as Lab Rats

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that can do no wrong. This is from 2016.

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The United States Army’s finances are so jumbled it had to make trillions of dollars of improper accounting adjustments to create an illusion that its books are balanced.

$2.8 trillion in wrongful adjustments to accounting entries in one quarter alone in 2015, and $6.5 trillion for the year.

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Watching this Arrival fx reel, it becomes obvious very quickly that the military assets are all digital now, cheap, easy, accessible to all. Most of them are doable with After Effects relatively easily and cheaply. It’s just another skill that kids are learning.

That means filmmakers no longer really need the pentagon’s script approval to tell stories. The implications of removing the US government from Hollywood are huge. Producers don’t need the fucking army or navy or air force anymore, nor their script changes or propaganda advice. Ruminate on that, as we move into the future.

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US Drone Techs Condemn Inhumanity of Secretive Kill Program

Westmoreland first spoke out against the program in 2015 along with three other Air Force pilots, who published aletter accusing the Obama administration of “lying publicly” about the program and warning that “the innocent civilians we were killing only fueled the feelings of hatred that ignited terrorism and groups like ISIS.”

 

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Centcom Skewed ISIS War Intel To Be More Upbeat

…conclusions were altered to put the whole thing in a better light, which would also explain why reports with clearly negative revelations, like the one about a solid year of US airstrikes not significantly weakening ISIS, were incongruously concluded with claims that the war is going fine.