Posts Tagged ‘military’

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Pentagon Accused of Killing 10x as Many Civilians Overseas as Acknowledged in New Report

 On Thursday, the Pentagon released a report saying the U.S. had killed 120 civilians in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Somalia last year. However, the watchdog monitoring group Airwars says the total is at least 10 times higher.

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They already did it. It’s in the Snowden film.

 

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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The Department of Defense even boasts that its “locations” include 164 countries. Put another way, it has a military presence of some sort in approximately 84% of the nations on this planet — or at least the DoD briefly claimed this.

Nick Turse, One Down, Who Knows How Many to Go?

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“Create a false consensus…”

Sock puppets, fake identities.

 

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US Military Hire Thousands Of Online Trolls To Conduct ‘Cyber Warfare’

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Elizabeth Warren and the Military Industrial Complex