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Editor’s Note – Now, this is refreshing.  How many times have we read the following words?: “This is not just a local or national threat, but a global one. Europe and the West are experiencing a flood of disinformation campaigns. Although this menace predates the current COVID-19 global pandemic, the public health crisis has provided...
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The Pentagon on October 2, 2020 released a summary of the “Irregular Warfare Annex” to the National Defense Strategy of 2018, citing the need to innovate irregular or unconventional capabilities, and combine them with traditional combat power, to maintain the upper hand in global power competition. Irregular warfare is a struggle among state and non-state...
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Editor’s note: Following the trend in the military Services, the Pentagon’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) has expanded its Cyber National Mission Initiative to include information operations and electronic warfare, dubbing the new pillar, Joint Information Warfare. The JAIC already has a new tool called “Entropy” to roll out across the Department of Defense that...
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The Supply of Disinformation Will Soon Be Infinite Editor’s Note:  A ‘much mentioned’ but rarely discussed aspect of online discourse that’s happening before our eyes:  The use of fake personas and AI algorithms to produce content with the intent merely to sow discord.  Today it’s the Russians and Chinese and tomorrow…..almost anyone…?  These tools don’t...
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Editor’s Note: Over the last several years, convergence has become a commonly used term to capture the combination of various new technologies and their potential to transform missions and applications in ways that were previously unknown. Nearly all the military Services are looking at how artificial intelligence, machine learning, new methods of determination location, and...
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Editor’s Note: The PSYWAR podcast is made by active duty Psychological Operations Soldiers from the US Army’s 8th Psychological Operations Group (Airborne) for the benefit of other members of the special operations community, and Soldiers/civilians interested in joining the PSYOP Regiment. Each week, the podcast discusses a new topic on Information Warfare along with some...
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