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Psyops

So You Are Shocked Facebook Did #psyops on People?

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 08.29.2014 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Well then. Let's start with a working definition of psyops. Here is some background on the Facebook mass psychological testing as being reported rece...

Hidden History: What Nazi-Tied Roots to U.S. International Media Reveals About Ukraine Crisis

Steve Horn | Posted 06.21.2014 | Media
Steve Horn

At times, this was all handled in a ham-handed way. Indeed, so much so that if journalists had only bothered to ask some tough questions, they'd start finding some pretty disturbing answers.

Frackalypse Now: Mark Fiore Spoofs Oil Industry's PSYOPS Campaign to Derail Fracking 'Insurgency'

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 07.21.2013 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

DeSmogBlog partnered with Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Mark Fiore to produce this spoof video in the vein of Francis Ford Coppola's "Apo...

Propaganda, Public Diplomacy and the Smith-Mundt Act

John Brown | Posted 05.26.2012 | World
John Brown

Propaganda is an instrument of war used by a government, primarily but not exclusively, against a present or possibly future enemy, and a democratic government should not propagandize its own people.

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: John McCain Responds To Psy-Ops Claims

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) responded on Sunday to a report that he was the target of "psychological operations" by the U.S. military to...

Fire Lt. General Caldwell

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

The latest general to find himself excoriated in the pages of Rolling Stone, Lt. Gen. William Caldwell, should resign immediately for using psychological operations, commonly known as "psy-ops" against U.S. lawmakers visiting Afghanistan.

Did General Caldwell Point His Psy-Ops Team at POTUS?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Rolling Stone's Michael Hastings has something right out of bad fiction -- Caldwell actually hatched and deployed a plan to use psy-ops against U.S. senators and congressmen. Unbelievable, and illegal.

Trust Us: We Are the Organization!

John Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Brown

An organization, at its worst, uses/abuses the "small people" primarily for the benefit and profit/control/survival of the organization.

Afghanistan As Pandora: We're There Because of Unobtanium!

John Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Brown

So it seems we've found rare minerals in Afghanistan. Doesn't it take a five-year old to realize that "unobtanium" is unobtainable in Afghanistan under current, if any, conditions?

Raw Story: Bush Pentagon Used Psychological Operation On US Public

The Raw Story | Brad Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A months-long review of documents and interviews with Pentagon personnel has revealed that the Bush Administration's military analyst program -- aimed...