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Information Warfare
INFORMATION WARFARE: ISSUES FOR CONGRESS  By Catherine A. Theohary

Information warfare is hardly a new endeavor. In the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC, Persian ruler Xerxes used intimidation tactics to break the will of Greek city-states. Alexander the Great used cultural assimilation to subdue dissent and maintain conquered lands. Military scholars trace the modern use of information as a tool in guerilla warfare to fifth-century BC Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu’s book The Art of War and its emphasis on accurate intelligence for ...Read more >

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REDEFINING INFORMATION WARFARE BOUNDARIES FOR AN ARMY IN A WIRELESS WORLD  By Isaac R. Porche III et al.

Information warfare is not currently defined in U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) or U.S. Army doctrine, but it is a term found in past doctrine.1 What is in today’s DoD lexicon is the term information environment, the “aggregate of individuals, organizations, and systems that collect, process, disseminate, or act on information” (U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2010b). Joint doctrine (e.g., JP 3-13.1) makes clear that “there is an electromagnetic spectrum portion of the information ...Read more >

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LESSONS FROM OTHERS FOR FUTURE U.S. ARMY OPERATIONS IN AND THROUGH THE INFORMATION ENVIRONMENT  By Christopher Paul et al.

Over the past few decades, the global information environment (IE) has seen significant changes driven by use patterns and evolving technology, including the merging of the wired and wireless worlds and the continuous expansion of the cyberspace domain. The contemporary IE can be characterized by its unprecedented breadth, depth, and complexity, but also by its ubiquity, hyperconnectivity, and exponential growth. Of special significance is the emergence of developing countries in the IE, ...Read more >

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THE CONDUCT OF INFORMATION OPERATIONS  By Headquarters, Department of the Army

ATP 3-13.1, The Conduct of Information Operations, provides Army leaders and information operations (IO) professionals with essential information necessary to integrate IO effectively into their unit’s operation. It guides leaders to synchronize information-related capabilities (IRCs)—such as military information support operations, cyberspace electromagnetic activities, military deception, and operations security—to achieve effects in and through the information environment that ...Read more >

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THE GEOPOLITICS OF INFORMATION  By Eric Rosenbach, Katherine Mansted

Information is now the world’s most consequential and contested geopolitical resource. The world’s most profitable businesses have asserted for years that data is the “new oil.” Political campaigns—and foreign intelligence operatives—have shown over the past two American presidential elections that data-driven social media is the key to public opinion. Leading scientists and technologists understand that good datasets, not just algorithms, will give them a competitive ...Read more >

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THE INFORMATION ENVIRONMENT: COMPETITION & CONFLICT  

The Information Environment (IE) is a unique space that demands our understanding, as the Internet of Things (IoT) and hyper-connectivity have democratized accessibility, extended global reach, and amplified the effects of its weaponization. Our strategic competitors and adversaries have been quick to grasp and employ it to challenge our traditional advantages and exploit our weaknesses.  Russia and China confront us globally, converging IE capabilities with hybrid ...Read more >

70 Pages
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HANDBOOK OF RUSSIAN INFORMATION WARFARE  By Keir Giles

Along with other Russian instruments of power, the concept of information warfare has become the subject of sudden intense interest in the West since the start of the crisis over Ukraine in 2014. However, also in common with aspects of Russian power which had been largely disregarded since the end of the Soviet Union, it is by no means a new phenomenon. Instead, it reflects enduring principles of the Russian approach to ...Read more >

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INFORMATION SECURITY VA NEEDS TO ADDRESS IDENTIFIED VULNERABILITIES  By Jeff Miller

In carrying out its mission of serving the nations veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) relies extensively on information technology (IT) systems to, among other things, collect, process, and maintain personal information on ...Read more >

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JOURNAL OF INFORMATION WARFARE  By Dr. Leigh Armistead

To all readers, we are very excited about this issue. This is a special edition of the Journal of Information Warfare (JIW) and the first of its kind where we have collaborated with the Information Assurance Directorate ...Read more >

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WHAT IS INFORMATION WARFARE  By Martin C. Libicki

In recent years, a concept known as "information warfare" has become popular within certain circles of the U.S. defense establishment. The concept is rooted in the indisputable fact that information and information technologies are.. ...Read more >

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RAND CORPORATION   By Lynn E. Davis

RAND perspectives (PEs) present informed perspective on a timely topic that address the challenges facing the public and private sectors. All RAND perspectives undergo rigorous peerreview to ensure high standards for research quality and ...Read more >

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HARD CHOICES FOR MANNED SPACEFLIGHT: AMERICA AS ICARUS  

Let us consider two possibilities for Americas defunct manned space program. One is that this is a temporary hiatus and America will soon be able to again do what it could do in the 1970s and put small capsules in low earth ...Read more >

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RED CLOUD RISING : CLOUD COMPUTING IN CHINA  By Leigh Ann Ragland

Defense Group Inc. (DGI) performs work in the national interest, advancing public safety and national security through innovative research, analysis and applied ...Read more >

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INDIA AND PAKISTAN : THE OPPORTUNITY COST OF CONFLICT  By George P. Shultz

India and Pakistan, born out of a single British-ruled entity in 1947, have continued an implacable rivalry marked by periodic wars and hostilities as well as through ...Read more >

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REDEFINING INFORMATION WARFARE BOUNDARIES FOR AN ARMY IN A WIRELESS WORLD  

Information warfare is not currently defined in U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) or U.S. Army doctrine, but it is a term found in ...Read more >

178 Pages
1.21 MB
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